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Perils of plastic packaging for food and drink

By   /  June 27, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Applied Learning, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, DJF, Education, Enviromental issues, Explore - Food, Explore - HEALTH, Explore - Natural-environment, Explore - Politics and society, Explore - population-health-policy, FifthEstate1, International, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Perils of plastic packaging for food and drink

Source: Massey University Image from the UNWRAPPED conference in the US this month, which examined the risks to health from plastic in our food. We tend to trust plastic as a safe form of packaging and storage for food and drink. And we feel good about recycling our plastic waste. But consumers need to be […]

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Professor Helen Moewaka Barnes awarded $5m HRC programme grant

By   /  June 27, 2019  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland, College of Health, DJF, Education, Explore - HEALTH, Explore - Maori knowledge, Explore - population-health-policy, Explore-Maori-health, FifthEstate1, funding, KB, Maori, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand, Research, Research - Health and Wellbeing, Tertiary Education, Vice-Chancellor  /  Comments Off on Professor Helen Moewaka Barnes awarded $5m HRC programme grant

Source: Massey University A research programme, funded by the Health Research Council of New Zealand will explore Māori knowledge and concepts between place, belonging and people and how those factors relate to overall wellbeing. Professor Helen Moewaka Barnes, Te Kapotai, Ngapuhi-nui-tonu, from Massey University’s SHORE & Whāriki Research Centre, has been awarded nearly $5 million to […]

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$1.2m funding for allergy and asthma prevention research

By   /  June 26, 2019  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Health, DJF, Education, Explore - Environmental-occupational-health, Explore - HEALTH, Explore - population-health-policy, FifthEstate1, funding, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand, Research, Research - Health and Wellbeing, Tertiary Education, Wellington  /  Comments Off on $1.2m funding for allergy and asthma prevention research

Source: Massey University Centre for Public Health director Professor Jeroen Douwes has been awarded nearly $1.2 million from the Health Research Council of New Zealand, to assess why biodiversity may reduce allergy and asthma risks in New Zealand children. Asthma prevalence in New Zealand is amongst the highest in the world and there is no […]

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Massey researcher second Māori woman to be awarded $5m HRC programme grant

By   /  June 26, 2019  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland, College of Health, DJF, Education, Explore - HEALTH, Explore - Maori knowledge, Explore - population-health-policy, Explore-Maori-health, FifthEstate1, funding, KB, Maori, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand, Research, Research - Health and Wellbeing, Tertiary Education, Vice-Chancellor  /  Comments Off on Massey researcher second Māori woman to be awarded $5m HRC programme grant

Source: Massey University A research programme, funded by the Health Research Council of New Zealand will explore Māori knowledge and concepts between place, belonging and people and how those factors relate to overall wellbeing. Professor Helen Moewaka Barnes, Te Kapotai, Ngapuhi-nui-tonu, from Massey University’s SHORE & Whāriki Research Centre, has been awarded nearly $5 million to […]

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Student finds his tribes in hip hop and helping profession

By   /  June 14, 2019  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Health, DJF, Education, Explore - HEALTH, Explore - social-work, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand, Palmerston North, School of Social Work, Student profiles, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Student finds his tribes in hip hop and helping profession

Source: Massey University Thomas Read (centre) and the Tribesmen Dance Crew at the Hip Hop International competition in Auckland earlier this year. Bachelor of Social Work student Thomas Read is dancing his way through his studies, successfully holding down two jobs, and playing a massive part in champion hip hop group, Tribesmen Dance Crew. The […]

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Supporting farming families during times of stress

By   /  June 12, 2019  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Health, DJF, Education, Explore - HEALTH, Explore - social-work, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand, Research, School of Social Work, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Supporting farming families during times of stress

Source: Massey University Dr Nicky Stanley-Clarke says while the health promotion campaigns were thought to be a key mechanism for supporting farmer wellness during the 2016 dairy crisis, several agricultural professionals she interviewed felt the approach had the opposite impact on some farmers. It is well documented that farmers have high suicide rates and levels […]

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Understanding high suicide rate in building sector

By   /  June 11, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, DJF, Education, Explore - HEALTH, Explore - HUMANITIES, Explore - Psychology, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand, Research, School of Psychology, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Understanding high suicide rate in building sector

Source: Massey University The building industry needs to offer more support for workers facing mental health issues, research shows. More support for mental health interventions and education initiatives aimed at suicide prevention in the building industry is needed, says Andy Walmsley, a clinical psychology doctoral student based in Massey’s School of Psychology in Wellington. He […]

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Study looks at app for parents of premature babies

By   /  June 7, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, DJF, Education, Explore - HEALTH, Explore - Psychology, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand, Research, School of Psychology, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Study looks at app for parents of premature babies

Source: Massey University Clinical psychology doctoral researcher Charlotte Gibson with the Babble app for parents of babies in neonatal care. Being a new parent of a newborn admitted to a neonatal unit is stressful and challenging. A mobile health app designed to inform and support parents with babies in neonatal care is the focus of […]

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Aquatic activity recommended for overweight children

By   /  June 5, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Health, DJF, Education, Explore - HEALTH, FifthEstate1, Graduation, Graduation (Wellington), KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand, Research, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Aquatic activity recommended for overweight children

Source: Massey University Dr Mostafa Yaghoubi from the School of Health Sciences at his recent graduation in Wellington. New research from Dr Mostafa Yaghoubi from Massey University’s School of Health Sciences, shows aquatic exercise could be key to allowing overweight children to complete physical activity, more effectively and with less chance of injury. 

Children carrying […]

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Health literacy – Whose agenda are we striving for?

By   /  June 4, 2019  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland, College of Health, Education, Explore - HEALTH, Explore - Maori knowledge, Explore-Maori-health, FifthEstate1, Graduation, Graduation (Auckland), KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Health literacy – Whose agenda are we striving for?

Source: Massey University Dr Teah Carlson, from the SHORE & Whāriki Research Centre, recently graduated with her PhD in Auckland. For her PhD thesis, Dr Teah Carlson, Te Whānau-ā-Apanui, Ngāti Porou, Waikato-Tainui, developed and evaluated a health literacy framework designed specifically for Māori. Dr Carlson, from Massey University’s SHORE & Whāriki Research Centre, set out […]

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Germany is calling for young football star

By   /  May 28, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Business, College of Health, Education, Explore - BUSINESS, Explore - HEALTH, Extramural, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, School of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition, Student profiles, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Germany is calling for young football star

Source: Massey University Paige Satchell battling for the ball againts the Cook Islands at the 2018 Oceania Football Confederation Women’s Nations Cup in New Caledonia. Bachelor of Sport Management student Paige Satchell, Nga Puhi, has the world at her feet, literally! The soccer star is moving to Germany in July, to enter the world of […]

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Increasing the prospect of winning

By   /  May 21, 2019  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Health, Education, Explore - HEALTH, Explore - Sport and exercise, FifthEstate1, Graduation, Graduation (Palmerston North), KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Palmerston North, Research, School of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition, Sport and Recreation, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Increasing the prospect of winning

Source: Massey University Dr Lana McCarthy graduated with her Doctor of Philosophy last week. Her research investigated ways in which captains and coaches have constructed the culture of our national netball team, the Silver Ferns. Media coverage and research about female high performance sport falls short compared to male sport in New Zealand, according to […]

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Cultural approaches to activity the key to tackling obesity for women

By   /  May 16, 2019  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Health, Education, Explore - HEALTH, Explore - Sport and exercise, FifthEstate1, Graduation, Graduation (Auckland), KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, School of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition, Sport and Recreation, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Cultural approaches to activity the key to tackling obesity for women

Source: Massey University Dr Wendy O’Brien, from the School of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition, graduated with her PhD in April, in Auckland. Her research explored the physical activity profiles of Māori, Pacific and European women to understand ethnic differences in physical activity, and the implications of ethnic differences on body composition and metabolic health. The […]

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Funding granted for research to explore medicinal cannabis use

By   /  May 16, 2019  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Health, Education, Explore - HEALTH, Explore - population-health-policy, FifthEstate1, funding, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Funding granted for research to explore medicinal cannabis use

Source: Massey University New Zealanders have been using cannabis, both legally and illegally, for medicinal purposes for many decades, but little is known about how they use it, for what medical conditions, how they access it and what advice they receive from health professionals. Dr Marta Rychert, SHORE & Whāriki Research Centre. Dr Marta Rychert […]

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Managers crucial to stamping out bullying in nursing

By   /  May 10, 2019  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Business, Education, Explore - BUSINESS, Explore - HEALTH, Explore - Management-leadership, Explore - Nursing, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Managers crucial to stamping out bullying in nursing

Source: Massey University The competencies and actions of managers are particularly important in preventing bullying in nursing. A new research report from Massey University’s Healthy Work Group has outlined the management competencies needed to both prevent and manage workplace bullying in the nursing sector. Funded by the College of Nurses Aotearoa, the report aims to […]

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From the slopes to the books and beyond

By   /  May 9, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Health, Education, Explore - HEALTH, Explore - Sport and exercise, Extramural, feature, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Olympics, Student profiles, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on From the slopes to the books and beyond

Source: Massey University Freestyle skier Beau-James Wells studies from home in Wanaka, and has his sights set firmly on the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics. Photo credit: Mark Clinton. Photo credit: Danny Warley. Three years ago, Olympic freestyle skier Beau-James Wells was forced to take a year off the snow after a serious injury to his […]

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Bachelor of Nursing student awarded inaugural scholarship

By   /  May 8, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Awards and appointments, College of Health, Education, Explore - HEALTH, Explore - Nursing, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, scholarships, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Bachelor of Nursing student awarded inaugural scholarship

Source: Massey University Summerset general manager operations Eleanor Young, Summerset Scholarship recipient Ruth Trow, associate head of the School of Nursing Dr Stacey Wilson and clinical teaching associate Shelley van der Krogt. Third-year Bachelor of Nursing student Ruth Trow has been awarded the inaugural Summerset Graduate Nurse Scholarship. The scholarship supports final-year nursing students who […]

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Opinion: The endless challenge

By   /  May 6, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Health, Education, Explore - HEALTH, Explore - Nursing, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Opinion Piece, School of Nursing, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Opinion: The endless challenge

Source: Massey University “The power imbalance created by the employment structures, the ownership model and the assumptions of medical leadership mean that nurses do not always feel like respected members of a team focused on creating a service that meets the needs of patients,” Professor Jenny Carryer says. Professor Jenny Carryer, School of Nursing. By […]

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Breathing new life into respiratory support

By   /  May 6, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Health, Education, Explore - HEALTH, Explore - Sport and exercise, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, School of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Breathing new life into respiratory support

Source: Massey University Respiratory disease is the third leading cause of death in New Zealand, affecting one in six Kiwis at an annual cost of approximately $6 billion. Associate Professor Toby Mündel from the School of Sport,Exercise and Nutrition. New research from Massey University’s College of Health has shed light on how an emerging therapy […]

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Work-Integrated Learning leads to major event experiences

By   /  April 9, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Alumni, AM-NC, College of Health, Education, Explore - HEALTH, Explore - Sport and exercise, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Rugby World Cup, School of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition, Student profiles, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Work-Integrated Learning leads to major event experiences

Source: Massey University Massey alumni and New Zealand Rugby digital content producer Callum Smith interviews Canterbury player Nathan Vella. Next week, Massey University Bachelor of Sport and Exercise graduate Callum Smith will be the guest speaker at the Beehive in Wellington for the New Zealand Association of Cooperative Education (NZACE) Conference, which promotes Work-Integrated Learning. […]

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