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Cannabis harm prevention message a must - study

Monday, 29 May 2017, 11:22 am | Massey University

Government, police and health agencies need clear guidelines for public campaigns on preventing harm from cannabis use, according to new research from Massey University. More >>

Fellowship caps PhD graduation celebrations

Wednesday, 24 May 2017, 12:28 pm | Massey University

It will be a double celebration for emergency management specialist Sara McBride who is conferred with her doctorate at Massey University Graduation ceremonies in Wellington on Thursday. More >>

Navigating the complex world of sex for Sāmoan youth

Tuesday, 23 May 2017, 3:39 pm | Massey University

Sexual health is not an easy conversation topic in any culture but a new study by Massey University is urging those working with Pasifika youth to recognise the complex cultural contexts they live in to ensure the message gets through. More >>

Doctoral research informed by global and local crisis

Tuesday, 23 May 2017, 11:27 am | Massey University

Clinical psychologist Maureen Mooney has confronted crisis situations all over the world but returned to Christchurch to complete her PhD researching children’s behaviour in the aftermath of the Canterbury earthquakes. More >>

Lecture explores trust in an age of political discontent

Tuesday, 23 May 2017, 10:41 am | Massey University

As New Zealand moves closer to its general election in September, many are asking if the wave of political discontent seen overseas will also play out here. More >>

Health researcher awarded HRC grant

Monday, 22 May 2017, 12:36 pm | Massey University

Dr Kathryn Beck from Massey University’s School of Food and Nutrition has been awarded nearly $250,000 from the Health Research Council of New Zealand to find out how diet and lifestyle patterns affect older people. More >>

Massey-China language centre boosts Mandarin momentum

Thursday, 18 May 2017, 4:46 pm | Massey University

The development of innovative online Chinese language programmes for learners across the Pacific region is at the heart of a new partnership between Massey University and Beijing Language and Culture University. More >>

Massey helps transform education in remote Tokelau

Tuesday, 16 May 2017, 3:21 pm | Massey University

Massey University researchers are helping to modernise education on one of the planet’s remotest places. More >>

Self-care for nurses a must

Tuesday, 16 May 2017, 11:43 am | Massey University

Recent media on wellbeing, and health and safety in the workplace has highlighted the need to acknowledge and address unhealthy stress and the potential for emotional exhaustion in the nursing workforce, according to mental health researcher Dr Stacey ... More >>

Taking a novel approach to vaccine development

Monday, 15 May 2017, 12:22 pm | Massey University

Vaccination is the most effective way to control infectious diseases, and has reduced or eradicated numerous diseases in both humans and animals. However, despite this success, there is a growing need for new and innovative vaccines to combat old and ... More >>

Distinguishing Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Thursday, 11 May 2017, 12:01 pm | Massey University

Tomorrow is International Awareness Day for Chronic Immunological and Neurological Diseases, such as Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) and Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME). More >>

Study shows Fire Service Safety improved

Thursday, 11 May 2017, 9:51 am | Massey University

A new study shows the Fire Service has made major gains in improving incident control and fire fighter safety following the Canterbury earthquakes. More >>

$40,000 reason to smile for veterinary scholars

Wednesday, 10 May 2017, 3:53 pm | Massey University

Veterinary students studying at Massey University have reason to smile with the announcement of a new scholarship that acknowledges consistently high grades, completing a degree and voluntary involvement in their local communities. More >>

Dr Kim Workman - Prisoners need to be heard

Wednesday, 10 May 2017, 2:53 pm | Massey University

Unwillingness by the state to include prisoners in discussions about rehabilitation is one of the factors that has contributed to New Zealand’s dire crime statistics, says leading social justice advocate Dr Kim Workman. He was awarded an Honorary Doctorate ... More >>

Professor Emeritus honoured by NZOC

Wednesday, 10 May 2017, 11:07 am | Massey University

Professor Emeritus Gary Hermansson from the School of Sport and Exercise has been honoured for his service to the Olympic and Commonwealth Games. More >>

Computer science leads to child’s te reo play

Tuesday, 9 May 2017, 1:59 pm | Massey University

Computer science leads to child’s te reo play Giving up your job to follow your dream is never an easy path, but for Massey University alumni James Porter,Te Ātiawa/Ngāti Kahu/Ngāpuhi, the opportunity to help his children and thousands like them has proved ... More >>

Second year success for Rams Academy

Monday, 8 May 2017, 1:24 pm | Massey University

Students from seven Auckland secondary schools attended Massey University’s second Rams Academy Holiday Programme in Albany recently. Rams is an initiative from Massey’s Student Recruitment team designed to encourage students passionate about sport to ... More >>

‘Feeding the Roots’ supports Pāsifika student engagement

Monday, 8 May 2017, 12:55 pm | Massey University

Teachers of intermediate-aged Pāsifika students are being encouraged to include more cultural components into their teaching to ensure young adolescents stay engaged with learning throughout secondary school. More >>

NZ women and minorities falling down the ‘glass cliff’

Friday, 5 May 2017, 10:11 am | Massey University

New research by a Massey University master’s graduate suggests the ‘glass cliff’ exists in corporate New Zealand. More >>

Partnership finds new pathways for youth

Wednesday, 3 May 2017, 11:00 am | Massey University

Te Aroha Noa, a community development agency working with young people in Palmerston North, has been awarded $300,000 from the Vodafone Foundation to work with Massey University to extend support to vulnerable youth. More >>

 

 

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