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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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Massey scholars lead pay and wellbeing research

By   /  May 22, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Applied Learning, Auckland, Awards and appointments, College of Business, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Explore - population-health-policy, Explore - Psychology, FifthEstate1, International, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, MPOWER, New Zealand, School of Psychology, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Massey scholars lead pay and wellbeing research

Source: Massey University (from left) Researcher  Kia Mawete (who works in the Democratic Republic of Congo) with Project GLOW academic Professor Darrin Hodgetts; doctoral researcher Yuwadi Chunthasiri (Thailand) and Professor Stuart Carr at the School of Psychology in Auckland, Albany. Sustainability scholars at Massey University’s School of Psychology are having an impact globally with their […]

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$300k for Massey health projects

By   /  April 2, 2019  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Education, Explore - HEALTH, Explore - Psychology, Explore - SCIENCES, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on $300k for Massey health projects

Source: Massey University (Left) Associate Professor Vyacheslav Filichev, Professor Geoff Jameson, and Dr Tracy Hale Two Massey projects have received a combined $300,000 to study the mental health of Māori women and a new model for studying cancer biology and regenerative medicine. Dr Natasha Tassell-Matamua, of the School of Psychology, and a team from the School of Fundamental Sciences, […]

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Making sense of an uncertain world: lecture series

By   /  February 21, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Conference/Seminar, Education, Explore - English and theatre, Explore - HUMANITIES, Explore - Languages and linguistics, Explore - Natural-environment, Explore - Politics and society, Explore - Psychology, FifthEstate1, Joint Centre for Disaster Research, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, School of Humanities, School of Psychology, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Making sense of an uncertain world: lecture series

Source: Massey University Humanities and social sciences scholars share their expertise and insights on a diverse local and global topics in the Our Changing World lecture series. China’s influence, Auckland’s superdiversity, philosophical issues in health and science research, the transformative power of theatre, music, literature – just a few of the sizzling topics in this […]

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Are mindfulness apps worth your attention?

By   /  December 3, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, DJF, Education, Explore - HUMANITIES, Explore - Psychology, Graduation, Graduation (Palmerston North), KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, School of Psychology, Student profiles, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Are mindfulness apps worth your attention?

Source: Massey University Dr Amy Granberg investigated the effectiveness of mindfulness-based phone apps for students for her PhD thesis. Mindfulness-based therapies have shown promise in reducing stress and improving psychological wellbeing. Using a novel approach to mindfulness training, Doctor of Clinical Psychology graduate Dr Amy Granberg investigated the effectiveness of a mindfulness-based phone app for […]

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Massey-led consortium wins government emergency management contract

By   /  November 28, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, DJF, Education, Explore - Psychology, Joint Centre for Disaster Research, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, School of Psychology, Tertiary Education, Wellington  /  Comments Off on Massey-led consortium wins government emergency management contract

Source: Massey University The emergency management contract awarded to a Massey-led consortium is part of the Government’s response to a Technical Advisory Group review into how New Zealand responds to all hazards and risks, natural disasters and emergencies. Members of the Massey University-led consortium and governmentagencies at the contract launch Emergency managers at the Joint […]

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Can learning music deter dementia?

By   /  November 27, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, DJF, Education, Explore - Psychology, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Palmerston North, Research, School of Psychology, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Can learning music deter dementia?

Source: Massey University PhD psychology researcher Ryan Sutcliffe with the tools for his study – a guitar and non-invasive brain imaging technology. Ryan Sutcliffe loves to play the guitar, and writes and performs his own songs. Now, the doctoral psychology researcher has a dream project combining his musical and academic interests in a study to […]

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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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Seniors gather data on age-friendly communities

By   /  October 29, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, DJF, Education, Explore - population-health-policy, Explore - Psychology, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, School of Psychology, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Seniors gather data on age-friendly communities

Source: Massey University (From left) Carol Brunton, Potace Bennett and Doug Neilson, three of the volunteers collecting information about Napier’s neighbourhoods. (photo credit/Kirsten Simcox, Napier City Council) Professor Christine Stephens, from the Health and Ageing Research Team (HART) at Massey’s School of Psychology, says the pilot scheme is being rolled out in Napier, Levin, Foxton, […]

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International award for dental anxiety researcher

By   /  October 9, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Applied Learning, Awards and appointments, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Explore - HEALTH, Explore - Psychology, feature, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, School of Psychology, Tertiary Education, test-kb  /  Comments Off on International award for dental anxiety researcher

Source: Massey University Health psychologist Dr Linda Jones, whose research on anxiety and stress among patients and dentists has been recognised internationally. Dr Jones, from the School of Psychology at Massey University’s Wellington campus, is a recipient of the International Society for Stress and Anxiety Research Annual Lifetime Achievement Award, presented at the 39th annual STARS […]

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Older caregivers and entrepreneurs a focus of study

By   /  October 9, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Explore - Psychology, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, School of Psychology, Tertiary Education, test-kb  /  Comments Off on Older caregivers and entrepreneurs a focus of study

Source: Massey University Dr Joanne Allen, post-doctoral research fellow with the Health in Ageing Research Team (HART) at Massey’s School of Psychology. 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 […]

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Mindfulness for changing times

By   /  September 27, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Auckland, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Conference/Seminar, Education, Explore - Psychology, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, School of Psychology, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Mindfulness for changing times

Source: Massey University Dr Heather Kempton, who will talk about her research on the mindfulness and meditation from a cognitive psychology perspective. Mindfulness is the practice of being aware and attentive in the present moment, while adopting a non-judgmental attitude to experiences that occur. Psychologist Dr Heather Kempton will discuss mindfulness in terms of the […]

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Pioneering mental health care in GP clinic

By   /  August 6, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Explore - HEALTH, Explore - population-health-policy, Explore - Psychology, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Palmerston North, School of Psychology, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Pioneering mental health care in GP clinic

Source: Massey University (from left) Dr Anna Skinner (clinical director at Kauri Healthcare) with Massey clinical psychologists Sarah Malthus and Maria Berrett. A pilot scheme to base psychologists in a general practitioner (GP) clinic may help prevent more serious mental health crises through early intervention.  The project is being led by Massey University psychologists in […]

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