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Nutrition concern for older adults at home

By   /  November 21, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Health, DJF, Education, Explore - HEALTH, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, School of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Nutrition concern for older adults at home

Source: Massey University Twelve per cent of older adults involved in a recent study were either malnourished or at risk of malnutrition. 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. Massey University School of […]

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Massey lecturer offering curriculum expertise on the international stage

By   /  November 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Health, DJF, Education, Explore - HEALTH, Explore - Sport and exercise, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, School of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition, Sport and Recreation, teaching, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Massey lecturer offering curriculum expertise on the international stage

Source: Massey University Dr Slade carries out a demonstration lesson for staff at Jakarta Intercultural School with enthusiastic elementary school students. Demonstrating a key component of the game senseapproach – asking questions. Dr Dennis Slade recently returned from Indonesia, where he was invited to provide consultancy advice on the development of a teaching curriculum in […]

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Sir Charles Hercus Health Research Fellowship awarded for alcohol study

By   /  November 20, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Health, DJF, Education, Explore - HEALTH, funding, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Sir Charles Hercus Health Research Fellowship awarded for alcohol study

Source: Massey University “The evidence is clear that heavy use of alcohol by parents places children at increased risk of serious harm,” Dr Taisia Huckle says. Dr Taisia Huckle from Massey University’s SHORE & Whāriki Research Centre has been awarded a Sir Charles Hercus Health Research Fellowship from the Health Research Council of New Zealand. […]

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Lecturers awarded for going the distance

By   /  November 15, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Awards and appointments, College of Health, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, College of Sciences, DJF, Education, Explore - Defence and Security, Explore - HUMANITIES, Explore - social-work, Extramural, KB, Library, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, School of Humanities, School of Psychology, School of Social Work, teaching, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Lecturers awarded for going the distance

Source: Massey University At the inaugural Exy Awards run by the Extra Mural Students’ Society (from left): Hayley Brandon (vice-president of EXMSS); Steve Duffin (School of Humanities); Jean Jacoby (Digital Innovation – Sciences); Dr Polly Yeung (School of Social Work); Dr Karen Jillings (School of Humanities); Christine Harris (team leader – Distance Library Service); Hannah […]

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Improving science teaching in schools

By   /  November 15, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Health, DJF, Education, Explore - HEALTH, Explore - Sport and exercise, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Palmerston North, School of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition, teaching, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Improving science teaching in schools

Source: Massey University Dr Matt Miller and Roslyn School pupils watch as Nadia Mokai-Sharp negotiates the timing gates to measure her motor coordination and reaction speed. Children at Palmerston North’s Roslyn School got to experience Massey University’s mobile exercise lab – The Human Engine Room – on Monday, as part of an initiative to help […]

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Massey projects receive $7.45m from Marsden Fund

By   /  November 8, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Awards and appointments, College of Health, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, College of Sciences, DJF, Education, Explore - Biological-sciences, Explore - Computer-science, Explore - CREATIVE ARTS, Explore - HEALTH, Explore - HUMANITIES, Explore - Mathematics-statistics, Explore - Physical-sciences, Explore - Psychology, Explore - SCIENCES, Explore - Web-game-interactive, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Massey projects receive $7.45m from Marsden Fund

Source: Massey University (Clockwise) Professor Geoff Jameson, Professor Bill Williams, Dr Jennifer Tate, Dr Heather Hendrickson, Associate Professor Chris Wilkins, and Distinguished Professor Gaven Martin. Massey researchers have received more than $7.45 million from the Royal Society Te Apārangi annual Marsden Fund for 15 projects.  The 15 successful Marsden grants – made up of nine ‘fast-start’ grants for new […]

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Investigating the impact of young onset dementia

By   /  November 5, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Health, DJF, Education, Explore - HEALTH, Explore - Nursing, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, School of Nursing, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Investigating the impact of young onset dementia

Source: Massey University Master of Nursing student and specialist palliative care registered nurse Leanne Bolton presenting at the recent Alzheimers New Zealand Conference. Dementia is often seen as a disease of the elderly, however the young onset of dementia (diagnosis prior to the age of 65 years) is a healthcare reality which poses a unique […]

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World Values Survey asks what NZers think

By   /  October 30, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Applied Learning, College of Health, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, DJF, Education, Explore - population-health-policy, Explore - social-work, International, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, School of Social Work, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on World Values Survey asks what NZers think

Source: Massey University Gearing up for the next wave of the World Values Survey in New Zealand; Dr Paul Perry, Dr Polly Yeung and Professor Graeme Fraser. Questions about Kiwi values have been at the forefront of politics recently, with New Zealand First’s proposed ‘values’ bill for migrants and National’s meltdown over allegations about foreign […]

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Promoting health through waka ama

By   /  October 29, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Health, DJF, Education, Explore - HEALTH, Explore - population-health-policy, Explore-Maori-health, KB, Maori, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, School of Health Sciences, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Promoting health through waka ama

Source: Massey University From left: Dr Christina Severinsen and Angelique Reweti have been researching the social, cultural and health benefits of waka ama. Waka ama (outrigger canoe) is one of the fastest growing sports in Aotearoa New Zealand. Now Massey University researchers have joined advocates who increasingly see the activity as a vehicle for hauora […]

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What are the preferred options for cannabis law reform in New Zealand?

By   /  October 23, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Health, DJF, Education, Explore - HEALTH, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on What are the preferred options for cannabis law reform in New Zealand?

Source: Massey University Associate Professor Chris Wilkins. 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 do Kiwis want? The latest research bulletin from […]

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First sport management grads already scoring goals

By   /  October 19, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Business, College of Health, DJF, Education, Explore - BUSINESS, Explore - Sport and exercise, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on First sport management grads already scoring goals

Source: Massey University Sport management student Larissa Futter already has a job with Auckland Netball. The first cohort of students to do Massey’s new Bachelor Sport Management have yet to sit their final exams, but soon-to-be-graduate Larissa Futter already has a full-time job in the industry. As the marketing coordinator at Auckland Netball, she will […]

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The caffeine effect… is it in your genes?

By   /  October 18, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Health, DJF, Education, Explore - Sport and exercise, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, School of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on The caffeine effect… is it in your genes?

Source: Massey University Sport and Exercise Science PhD student Kyle Southward. Caffeine is the most consumed psychoactive drug in the world and has been shown to have a performance-enhancing effect among athletes when taken in the correct doses and times. However, the effects of caffeine intake varies between individuals, and this variation has been attributed […]

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Funeral poverty – whose responsibility is it?

By   /  October 16, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Health, DJF, Education, Explore - HEALTH, Explore - social-work, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, School of Social Work, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Funeral poverty – whose responsibility is it?

Source: Massey University Master of Applied Social Work graduate Philippa Thompson says, “It’s easy to assume that when the time comes there will be someone to make our final arrangements for us and the funds to pay for it. But what happens when there’s no money and no one else willing or able to pay?” […]

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Understanding gay – a public lecture

By   /  October 15, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland, College of Health, DJF, Education, Explore - HEALTH, Explore - social-work, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, School of Social Work, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Understanding gay – a public lecture

Source: Massey University Massey’s Auckland campus is hosting public lecture Understanding Gay on November 5, presented by Professor Mark Henrickson from the School of Social Work. Professor Mark Henrickson. 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 […]

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Link between iron and vitamin D deficiency?

By   /  October 10, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, Auckland, College of Health, Education, Explore - HEALTH, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, School of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Link between iron and vitamin D deficiency?

Source: Massey University Massey researchers are looking for South Asian and Middle Eastern women living in Auckland, to take part in a study which aims to assess the relationship between hormones, genetics, iron and vitamin D status. Dr Claire Badenhorst from the School of Sport, Exerciseand Nutrition. Approximately 12 per cent of pre-menopausal women in […]

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Sport education researcher honoured in special journal

By   /  October 9, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, 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 Sport education researcher honoured in special journal

Source: Massey University Dr Dennis Slade’s PhD thesis investigated the development of game-centred learning models in physical education and sport coaching practice in New Zealand, from 1954-2015. Image provided by Manawatū Heritage, Palmerston North City Library. Dr Dennis Slade at his PhD graduation earlier this year. A historical PE class in Palmerston North. Dr Dennis […]

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Supporting young people into employment

By   /  September 25, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, College of Health, Education, Explore - HEALTH, Explore - social-work, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, School of Social Work, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Supporting young people into employment

Source: Massey University Cover of the Guidelines for Employers booklet, designed by June Lincoln, Design Studio, The Printery, 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 […]

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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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