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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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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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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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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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Most NZers enjoy good health as they age: report

By   /  July 31, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, Research - Health and Wellbeing, School of Psychology, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Most NZers enjoy good health as they age: report

Source: Massey University Members of the Health and Ageing Research Team (HART): Professor Christine Stephens, Dr Joanne Allen, Professor Fiona Alpass, Dr Mary Breheny and Vicki Beagley with copies of the 10-year report. Most New Zealanders are doing well in terms of health and wellbeing as they age, challenging the idea that health inevitably deteriorates […]

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UN counter-terrorism experts hosted at Massey

By   /  July 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Defence Studies, Education, International, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, School of Psychology, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on UN counter-terrorism experts hosted at Massey

Source: Massey University Members of the UN Security Council Counter Terrorism Committee meeting at Massey’s Auckland campus with representatives from Massey University, the Department of Corrections and other government agencies. Regional terrorism trends, and New Zealand’s measures to address these, were discussed during a visit to Massey University by three top international security agencies. Members […]

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Top humanities and social sciences talent celebrated

By   /  July 5, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Awards and appointments, College of Education, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, People, Environment & Planning, School of Humanities, School of Psychology, Student profiles, teaching, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Top humanities and social sciences talent celebrated

Source: Massey University Virginia Boyd with Pro Vice-Chancellor Distinguished Professor Paul Spoonley at the Manawatū campus Outstanding Achiever Awards The value of travel, pursuing creative passions and volunteer work alongside academic goals were among the experiences shared by top humanities and social sciences students celebrated at ceremonies across Massey’s three campuses in recent weeks. Virginia […]

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Survey finds anxious drivers rule on NZ roads

By   /  June 25, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, School of Psychology, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Survey finds anxious drivers rule on NZ roads

Source: Massey University Concerns about other drivers’ abilities and reactions are among reasons New Zealand drivers are anxious on the road Dr Joanne Taylor, a specialist in driver behaviour based in the School of Psychology, says hers is the first study of driver anxiety among the general population. Of the 441 people who responded to […]

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Politics and psychology researchers awarded

By   /  June 21, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Applied Learning, Awards and appointments, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, pasifika, People, Environment & Planning, Research, School of Psychology, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Politics and psychology researchers awarded

Source: Massey University Distinction in Research Awards MC Professor Bill Fish with awardees Dr Emily Beausoleil, Dr Rochelle Stewart-Withers and Professor Christine Stephens, with Pro Vice-Chancellor Distinguished Professor Paul Spoonley. Health and ageing in Aotearoa, and how to give voice to minorities in politics are the specialist projects of staff recognised at the College of […]

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HRC funding puts care of Pasifika elders under spotlight

By   /  June 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, pasifika, Research, School of Psychology, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on HRC funding puts care of Pasifika elders under spotlight

Source: Massey University Members of Toa Pacific Inc, an advocacy organisation for Pasifika older people and their carers who will be part of the study The study has received $599,000 over three years from the Health Research Council of New Zealand (HRC) and will involve some 50 families in South Auckland and Palmerston North. Drawing on […]

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