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Seniors gather data on age-friendly communities

Monday, 29 October 2018, 12:10 pm | Massey University

Teams of senior citizens are getting out on the streets around New Zealand to gather data on how suitable a neighbourhood is for older residents. The project is a partnership with Massey University health psychology researchers, and the results are shown on ... More >>

One-third of Kiwis may drink hazardously their entire lives

Friday, 26 October 2018, 10:03 am | Massey University

Many of us assume that risky drinking is something we ‘grow’ out of as we age, but new research shows that this might not be the case. More >>

Proposed KiwiSaver changes good, but don’t go far enough

Wednesday, 24 October 2018, 9:52 am | Massey University

A Massey University KiwiSaver expert says proposed changes to the scheme being considered by government are a step in the right direction, but could go further. More >>

What are the preferred options for cannabis law reform?

Tuesday, 23 October 2018, 9:09 am | Massey University

The New Zealand Government recently announced it intends to conduct a national referendum on cannabis law reform by 2020. The Government is also currently in the process of developing a regulatory regime to improve access to medicinal cannabis. But what ... More >>

Falling prices and mortgage rates mean more affordable homes

Thursday, 18 October 2018, 9:48 am | Massey University

The latest Massey University Home Affordability Report shows a 4.4 per cent improvement in national affordability over the most recent quarter due to falling house prices and historically low residential mortgage rates. More >>

Youth tackle big issues via creative activism

Wednesday, 17 October 2018, 2:37 pm | Massey University

Artistic high school students with bold ideas on how to tackle gnarly social and global problems are being urged to take part in Massey University’s Create1World creative activism and global citizenship conferences next month in Auckland and Wellington. More >>

Toogood band headlines VNZMA Artisan Awards

Tuesday, 16 October 2018, 4:38 pm | Massey University

Musician Jon Toogood’s The Adults are the headline act for the VNZMA Artisan Awards to be hosted next month at Massey University’s School of Music and Creative Media Production on the Wellington campus. More >>

Funeral poverty – whose responsibility is it?

Tuesday, 16 October 2018, 1:19 pm | Massey University

How do you intend to pay for your funeral? It is not a topic most of us feel comfortable discussing. Death and finances are two topics likely to create awkward silences, especially when combined. More >>

Understanding gay – a public lecture

Monday, 15 October 2018, 10:42 am | Massey University

Differences between gay and non-gay people is not about sex according to School of Social Work Professor Mark Henrickson, who will propose in a lecture next month that it is more about the ways we understand the world and decide what is true. More >>

State-of-the-art simulator lands at Massey

Thursday, 11 October 2018, 11:23 am | Massey University

State-of-the-art simulator lands at Massey’s School of Aviation Massey University's School of Aviation is the first pilot training facility in New Zealand to install the new-generation Diamond DA-42 simulator. The state-of-the-art machine, which is ... More >>

Older caregivers and entrepreneurs a focus of study

Wednesday, 10 October 2018, 2:31 pm | Massey University

Should you launch your first business when you are over 50? How does caring for a loved one fit around paid work in later years? These are among new topics canvassed in the latest biennial survey by Massey University psychology researchers running ... More >>

Link between iron and vitamin D deficiency?

Wednesday, 10 October 2018, 1:35 pm | Massey University

Approximately 12 per cent of pre-menopausal women in New Zealand are diagnosed with iron deficiency. Previous research from Massey University has identified women of Asian origin are five times more likely to be iron deficient, and researchers are ... More >>

Sport education researcher honoured in special journal

Tuesday, 9 October 2018, 1:45 pm | Massey University

Dr Dennis Slade, a senior lecturer from Massey University’s School of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition, has been given the extremely rare and prestigious endorsement of his research in physical education and sport, through a special supplement publication ... More >>

Far right candidate surges ahead in Brazil’s election

Monday, 8 October 2018, 3:42 pm | Massey University

Far right candidate surges ahead in Brazil’s general elections, echoing populist trends in the US and Europe More >>

VNZMA Artisan Awards to be hosted in Wellington

Thursday, 4 October 2018, 8:28 pm | Massey University

Massey University’s School of Music and Creative Media Production will host the Vodafone New Zealand Music Awards’ Artisan Awards which recognise the best technical and production values in the music industry. More >>

Creating healthy work environments

Thursday, 4 October 2018, 10:05 am | Massey University

Several high-profile bullying cases, including one involving a sitting MP, have hit the headlines this year. But this will be just the tip of the iceberg, say the directors of Massey University’s Healthy Work Group. More >>

Quantifying the disease burden of alcohol’s harm to others

Friday, 28 September 2018, 9:44 am | Massey University

Professor Sally Casswell from Massey University’s SHORE & Whāriki Research Centre has been awarded nearly $1 million in funding from the Health Research Council of New Zealand, to investigate what is known as the “second hand” harm of alcohol. More >>

New consumer and sensory science facility

Friday, 28 September 2018, 9:42 am | Massey University

Massey University’s Manawatū campus will soon have a state-of-the-art consumer and sensory science facility, to help determine what drives people in their food choice behaviour. More >>

Supporting young people into employment

Tuesday, 25 September 2018, 12:15 pm | Massey University

Two Massey University academics have used their research findings to craft guidelines for businesses, to help support young people into employment. The guidelines will assist employers to better understand the experiences of vulnerable young people ... More >>

Māori enterprise study identifies support gaps

Monday, 24 September 2018, 11:11 am | Massey University

Many Māori entrepreneurs are experiencing issues with accessing finance, tax compliance and managing debt and wealth, according to a new report that explores the financial capability of Māori entrepreneurs. More >>



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