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Hidden harm: Up to 40% of older Kiwis drink hazardously

By   /  September 21, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, College of Health, Education, Explore - HEALTH, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Hidden harm: Up to 40% of older Kiwis drink hazardously

Source: Massey University “Our findings strongly suggest that risky drinking is not a ‘youth culture’ issue as it’s often made out to be; risky drinking is a ‘New Zealand culture’ issue,” Dr Andy Towers says. There is a common misconception that hazardous or risky drinking is something only young people do, but new research shows […]

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Two Massey academics awarded teaching excellence awards

By   /  September 14, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, Awards and appointments, College of Health, Education, Explore - HEALTH, Explore - social-work, Explore - Sport and exercise, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, School of Social Work, School of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Two Massey academics awarded teaching excellence awards

Source: Massey University Minister of Tertiary Education Chris Hipkins and Dr Kathryn Hay, who was last night awarded a Sustained Excellence in Tertiary Teaching Award, from Ako Aotearoa. Photo credit: Ako Aotearoa. Dr Kathryn Hay and Professor Andy Martin were last night awarded Sustained Excellence in Tertiary Teaching Awards for 2018 as part of the […]

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Massey researchers awarded more than $13 million in MBIE funding

By   /  September 13, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, Awards and appointments, College of Health, College of Sciences, Education, Explore - Engineering, Explore - Food, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Massey researchers awarded more than $13 million in MBIE funding

Source: Massey University Riddet Institute deputy director Professor Warren McNabb Three Massey University researchers have secured more than $13 million in funding, from the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment Endeavour Fund. The Endeavour Fund invests in excellent research that has high potential to positively transform New Zealand’s future economic performance, sustainability and integrity of […]

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Rugby taonga research gets $250K grant

By   /  September 12, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, College of Business, College of Health, Education, Explore - BUSINESS, Explore - HEALTH, Explore - Sport and exercise, funding, Maori, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Palmerston North, Research, School of Management, School of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Rugby taonga research gets $250K grant

Source: Massey University Jeremy Hapeta and Dr Farah Palmer have been awarded $250,000 to explore the use of traditions, knowledge and treasures handed down by ancestors in rugby. Since rugby was adopted in Aotearoa New Zealand, traditions, knowledge and treasures (taonga tuku iho) have been integrated into our rugby contexts and culture. Now, Dr Farah […]

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Massey student wins Bernice Kelly Award

By   /  September 11, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Awards and appointments, College of Health, Education, Explore - HEALTH, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, School of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Massey student wins Bernice Kelly Award

Source: Massey University Bernice Kelly Award winner Dushanka Hettige has been recognised by Dietitians NZ. Associate Professor Rozanne Kruger, Dushanka Hettigeand Reena Soniassy-Unkovich. Massey University graduate Dushanka Hettige has been awarded the 2018 Bernice Kelly Award from Dietitians NZ for the most improved full-time dietetic student, from either Massey University, University of Otago or University […]

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Opinion: Iron deficiency – are you getting enough?

By   /  August 27, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, College of Health, Education, Explore - HEALTH, Explore - Sport and exercise, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Opinion Piece, School of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Opinion: Iron deficiency – are you getting enough?

Source: Massey University This week marks 2018 World Iron Awareness Week. We all know of someone who has been diagnosed with iron deficiency or iron deficiency anaemia. It’s probably the most common nutrient deficiency in the world, with close to a third of the global population being affected. Closer to home, figures from nutritional surveys […]

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Unlocking the power of beetroot juice

By   /  August 27, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, Auckland, College of Health, Education, Explore - HEALTH, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, School of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Unlocking the power of beetroot juice

Source: Massey University Participants are being sought for a study looking at the benefits of beetroot juice on cognition, mood and cardiovascular function. With increasing rates of disease and age-related dysfunction, there is a growing interest in the use of food-based supplements to help improve or maintain health and body functions. This has led to […]

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Can kiwifruit reduce exercise-induced stress in active women?

By   /  August 23, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, Auckland, College of Health, Education, Explore - HEALTH, Explore - Sport and exercise, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, School of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Can kiwifruit reduce exercise-induced stress in active women?

Source: Massey University From left: Dr Noha Nasef, Wendy O’Brien, Marsanne Chabert and Cameron Haswell. While exercise as part of a healthy lifestyle can prevent communicable diseases, it can also cause a stress response. In women, the exercise-induced stress response is implicated in menstrual dysfunction, infertility and osteoporosis later in life. Now Massey University researchers […]

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Finding a cure for the incurable

By   /  August 23, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, College of Health, Education, Explore - HEALTH, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Finding a cure for the incurable

Source: Massey University Health Sciences and Riddet Institute doctoral student Saima Rizwan Health Sciences and Riddet Institute doctoral student Saima Rizwan hopes to one day create medication that will treat the incurable joint disease osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis currently affects one in six New Zealanders over the age of forty and is the most common degenerative joint […]

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German views on dietary research explored

By   /  August 22, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, Auckland, College of Health, Education, Explore - HEALTH, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, pasifika, School of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on German views on dietary research explored

Source: Massey University PhD student Nikki Renall visits a sunflower field in Salzburg, Austria, after her six-week stay in Germany, working at the Max Rubner-Institut. Nutritional Sciences PhD student Nikki Renall has recently returned from Germany, where she spent six weeks at the Max Rubner-Institut (MRI) in Karlsruhe, approximately 150 kilometres south of Frankfurt. The […]

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Associate Fellow status awarded to Health Science tutors

By   /  August 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Awards and appointments, College of Health, Education, Explore - HEALTH, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, School of Health Sciences, teaching, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Associate Fellow status awarded to Health Science tutors

Source: Massey University Victoria Chinn and Christine Roseveare, from the School of Health Sciences, have been awarded Associate Fellow status. Two School of Health Sciences academics have been awarded Associate Fellow status from the Higher Education Academy. Senior tutor Christine Roseveare and tutor Victoria Chinn participated in a professional development course last semester, which focused […]

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‘Cheesy maths’ the whey to go for 3MT winner

By   /  August 17, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Awards and appointments, College of Health, College of Sciences, Education, Explore - Animal-veterinary, Explore - Engineering, Explore - Nursing, Explore - SCIENCES, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, School of Nursing, School of Veterinary Science, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on ‘Cheesy maths’ the whey to go for 3MT winner

Source: Massey University Doctoral 3MT winner Meghan Keck with judges; Palmerston North City Councillor Leonie Hapeta, Associate Professor Tracy Riley, Dean Research, and Professor Emeritus Graeme Fraser. (photo credit/Alexis Boniface) The complex science and engineering behind getting the right consistency in cheese-making took out the top honours in Massey University’s doctoral Three Minute Thesis (3MT) […]

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Nursing students head to Indigenous Nurses Aotearoa Conference

By   /  August 8, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, College of Health, Education, Explore - HEALTH, Explore - Nursing, Explore-Maori-health, Maori, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, School of Nursing, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Nursing students head to Indigenous Nurses Aotearoa Conference

Source: Massey University Sharvarne Hislop and Julia Wilson-Orr are two of four Māori nursing students attending the Indigenous Nurses Aotearoa Conference this week. Dr Stacey Wilson from the School of Nursing. Massey University is proud to be sponsoring the 2018 Indigenous Nurses Aotearoa Conference, being held in Auckland this week. The School of Nursing is […]

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Exploring successful breastfeeding strategies for young mums

By   /  July 31, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, College of Health, Education, Health, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, School of Public Health, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Exploring successful breastfeeding strategies for young mums

Source: Massey University Dr Eva Neely at her PhD graduation in 2016, with daughter Laurel. This World Breastfeeding Week (August 1-7), Massey University researchers are sharing knowledge from a recent study which explored the experiences and resilience of young mothers that breastfed exclusively to six months or beyond. The study aimed to identify the strategies […]

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Speaking to youth about sexual health education

By   /  July 24, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Auckland, College of Health, Education, feature, Health, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, School of Nursing, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Speaking to youth about sexual health education

Source: Massey University Associate Professor Karen Hoare is working with Manurewa High School students, to better understand how they want to be communicated to about sexual health. Dr Karen Hoare from the School of Nursing. Chlamydia, herpes, unwanted pregnancy and HIV/AIDS are just some of the outcomes of unprotected sex that can lead to infertility, […]

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Professor Douwes appointed to EPA Board

By   /  July 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Awards and appointments, College of Health, Education, Government Policy commentators, Health, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, Wellington  /  Comments Off on Professor Douwes appointed to EPA Board

Source: Massey University Professor Jeroen Douwes, director of the Centre for Public Health Research.   Professor Jeroen Douwes, director of the Centre for Public Health Research, has been appointed to the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) Board. The new appointments were announced by Associate Minister for the Environment Eugenie Sage earlier this week. “I am delighted […]

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Cancer, camellia and saddleback research awarded

By   /  July 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Agriculture/Horticulture, Awards and appointments, College of Business, College of Health, College of Sciences, Economics and Finance, Education, Enviromental issues, funding, Health, horticulture, IFS, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Cancer, camellia and saddleback research awarded

Source: Massey University (Back row from left) Ruby Roach, Dr Sita Venkateswar (President Graduate Women Manawatu). (Middle Row) Loanna Logan, Shannon Ormond, Anne Walker (Chair Graduate Women Manawatu Charitable Trust Inc), Cade Fulton. (Front Row) Professor Jan Thomas (Vice Chancellor, Massey University), Kayla Purvis, Grace Maddox and Meg Wedlock. (Dulani Abeysinghe and Celeste Bevins were unable […]

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Under-funding fuels cultural tensions, risking patient safety

By   /  July 19, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, College of Business, College of Health, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Under-funding fuels cultural tensions, risking patient safety

Source: Massey University One of the of the key areas of difficulty for internationally-qualified nurses is their different relationship with medical staff. Cultural differences between New Zealand-educated and internationally-educated nurses can amplify existing workplace pressures, according to new research from Massey University. The study, which involved in-depth interviews and an online national survey with nurses about […]

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Nestlé awards postgraduate scholarship to dietetics student

By   /  July 13, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Awards and appointments, College of Health, Education, Health, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, scholarships, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Nestlé awards postgraduate scholarship to dietetics student

Source: Massey University From left: Associate Professor Rozanne Kruger, Nestlé New Zealand Wellness Manager Amanda McDermott, dietetics student and scholarship recipient Katrina Shepherd and Nestlé New Zealand CEO Christian Abboud. Second-year dietetics student Katrina Shepherd has been awarded a $3000 postgraduate scholarship from Nestlé. The School of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition Postgraduate Scholarship, awarded by […]

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Postgrads encouraged to enter Three Minute Thesis

By   /  June 28, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, College of Business, College of Creative Arts, College of Education, College of Health, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, College of Sciences, Education, International, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Postgrads encouraged to enter Three Minute Thesis

Source: Massey University 3MT organiser Marise Murrie (third from left) with 2018 participants at the first bootcamp to help contestants prepare An eye-catching slide, a snappy title and a creative way to tell your research story are among key elements for success in Three Minute Thesis (3MT) – an international talent quest for scholars with […]

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