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Measuring wellbeing through shared prosperity

Monday, 29 April 2019, 11:19 am | Massey University

In one month the Government will present its first ‘Wellbeing Budget’, which will use a wellbeing framework to identify Budget priorities. This means looking beyond traditional measures, such as GDP, to define New Zealand’s success. More >>

Massey University student wins international Olympic design

Friday, 26 April 2019, 9:26 am | Massey University

Massey University student Zakea Page has won the International Olympic Committee’s medal design competition for the Winter Youth Olympic Games, Lausanne 2020. More >>

Study shows many senior managers distrust big data

Friday, 12 April 2019, 1:37 pm | Massey University

A new Massey University study shows many top executives are failing to capitalise on the benefits of big data, preferring to rely on their own intuition. More >>

Pasifika Director calls for media cultural awareness

Friday, 5 April 2019, 4:36 pm | Massey University

Massey Pasifika Director Associate Professor Malakai Koloamatangi has welcomed the censure of talkback host Heather du Plessis-Allan for denigrating comments she made about the Pacific Islands, but says more has to be done to ensure our media is culturally ... More >>

Knowledge gap restricting opportunity for Māori business

Friday, 29 March 2019, 12:35 pm | Massey University

Massey University Wellington Senior Lecturer Dr Jason Mika says a lack of understanding of the Asian market is causing lost opportunity for Māori businesses. More >>

Health by Design: new public lecture series at Massey

Wednesday, 6 March 2019, 11:52 am | Massey University

In the first of a series of public lectures, entitled Health by Design, Associate Professor Ian Laird will speak about Prevention through Design (PtD) – the integration of hazard analysis and risk assessment methods early in the design and engineering ... More >>

Home affordability worse, but not in most expensive regions

Tuesday, 12 February 2019, 1:40 pm | Massey University

Massey University’s latest Home Affordability Report shows a quarterly decline of 2.2 per cent in national affordability, driven by increases in median house prices. More >>

Mastering sports event management

Tuesday, 12 February 2019, 10:59 am | Massey University

A year ago, Amanda Isada was completing her Masters in Sport Management undertaking a professional practice placement with Harbour Sport and Harbour Volleyball in Auckland. Next month, she will manage the 51st Volleyball New Zealand Secondary School Championships ... More >>

Ka Mate – a commodity to trade or taonga to treasure?

Monday, 4 February 2019, 12:48 pm | Massey University

As we approach the ninth Rugby World Cup, hosted by Japan in September-November later this year, Massey University researchers are recommending more protections for the use of haka in marketing, both here and overseas. More >>

Gaps in health professionals’ knowledge about HPV

Tuesday, 22 January 2019, 10:56 am | Massey University

The first New Zealand study of health professionals’ knowledge and understanding about the human papillomavirus (HPV) has identified significant gaps, particularly about the role of HPV testing in the New Zealand National Cervical Screening Programme. More >>

Study on support for approaches to cannabis reform

Monday, 21 January 2019, 1:38 pm | Massey University

New research indicates significant support for non-commercial and community-managed approaches to regulate cannabis, with home-growing and a community trust approach among preferred options. More >>

Health researcher in top 1 per cent of cited scientists

Wednesday, 16 January 2019, 2:18 pm | Massey University

Professor John Potter, from Massey University’s Centre for Public Health Research, has been named as one of only 16 New Zealand scientists listed in the top one per cent of most cited scientists in the world. More >>

Event success stimulates sport development

Wednesday, 9 January 2019, 10:25 am | Massey University

Fun, friends, competition, challenges – these are the reasons Kiwi children are lapping up triathlon as a sport. More >>

Going global in sports’ sector work experience

Tuesday, 8 January 2019, 1:25 pm | Massey University

Massey University’s distance learning opportunities allow students to study from many locations globally. The opportunity to undertake Work Integrated Learning (WIL) sport industry projects internationally has provided great personal and professional ... More >>

New Massey University portal tracks GDP in real time

Monday, 17 December 2018, 8:52 am | Massey University

assey University has launched a real-time gross domestic product (GDP) tracker, which is believed to be the first of its kind in the world. More >>

Simon Bridges slip of the tongue wins 2018 Quote of the Year

Thursday, 13 December 2018, 9:38 am | Massey University

Simon Bridges’ slip of the tongue wins 2018 Quote of the Year Kiwis have voted a slip of the tongue by Leader of the Opposition Simon Bridges as 2018’s best quote. More >>

Journalism education’s dynamic changes

Monday, 10 December 2018, 4:29 pm | Massey University

Journalism educators are driving dynamic changes in their institutions and their own association to meet the demands of changing requiements of employers and students. More >>

Life after league: a health perspective

Monday, 3 December 2018, 1:43 pm | Massey University

Rugby league players must be fit, strong and healthy in order to bounce back from injury and be ready to tackle the next game head on. Now, new research has explored the health of retired Māori rugby league players to see if any health advantages ... More >>

Honorary doctorate a double celebration for Sir Mason

Friday, 30 November 2018, 11:04 am | Massey University

On the brink of his 80th birthday and after an honours-studded career, Emeritus Professor Sir Mason Durie will receive a further accolade when he is bestowed with an honorary doctorate by Massey University. More >>

Nutrition concern for older adults at home

Wednesday, 21 November 2018, 9:55 am | Massey University

Researchers are calling for screening of vulnerable older adults at risk of poor nutrition and diminished physical performance, in an effort to identify those in need of dietary intervention. More >>





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