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Research shows importance of exercise in cancer care

By   /  June 20, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Business, Cancer, Christchurch, DJF, Exercise NZ, FifthEstate1, KB, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand, News, Press Release Service, Research, Richard Beddie, UK  /  Comments Off on Research shows importance of exercise in cancer care

Source: MakeLemonade.nz Christchurch – Exercise New Zealand chief executive Richard Beddie today backed United Kingdom research which is showing the benefits of exercise for people who have had cancer. Research at Northumbria University, Newcastle, has been investigating the important role that structured exercise programmes can play in living with and after recovery. Beddie says the evidence […]

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Massey jumps into top 300 internationally

By   /  June 19, 2019  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Education, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand, Research, Tertiary Education, Vice-Chancellor  /  Comments Off on Massey jumps into top 300 internationally

Source: Massey University Professor Jan Thomas  Professor Giselle Byrnes Massey University has climbed up the rankings in the latest QS World University Rankings published today. The University is placed at 287-equal – up 45 places from 332-equal last year, making Massey the most improved New Zealand university and returning it to the top 300 for […]

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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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Karoronga, kele’a, talanoa, tapoetethakot and va: expanding millennial notions of a ‘Pacific way’ journalism education and media research culture

By   /  June 10, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Analysis-Reportage, DJF, Education, FifthEstate1, journalism, Journalism Education, KB, Media, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Research, Talanoa, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Karoronga, kele’a, talanoa, tapoetethakot and va: expanding millennial notions of a ‘Pacific way’ journalism education and media research culture

Source: Pacific Media Centre Analysis published with permission of PMC Research David Robie Monday, June 10, 2019 Abstract As critical issues such as climate change, exploited fisheries, declining human rights and reconfiguration of political systems inherited at independence increasingly challenge the microstates of Asia-Pacific, approaches to news media and journalism education are also under strain. […]

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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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Report: an alternative measure of progress to GDP

By   /  May 28, 2019  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Explore - Economics, Explore - Politics and society, Explore - population-health-policy, FifthEstate1, Government Policy commentators, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Report: an alternative measure of progress to GDP

Source: Massey University Professor Murray Patterson with a copy of the report based on the Genuine Progress Indicator as a measure of progress.  Lead author and ecological economist Professor Murray Patterson says the report is based on an alternative economic model that offers a reality check, as the country waits for the Government’s first Wellbeing […]

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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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Carbon-free conference model sets new standard

By   /  May 9, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Applied Learning, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Enviromental issues, Explore - Media-communication-journalism, Explore - Natural-environment, Explore - Politics and society, FifthEstate1, International, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Carbon-free conference model sets new standard

Source: Massey University Massey’s “Feral” conference is a role model for online international conferences as a carbon-free way to connect researchers. A “nearly-carbon neutral conference” hosted by Massey University social scientists is featured on the London School of Economics (LSE) Impact Blog as an example of how academics are deploying sustainable practises in research and […]

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Crafting new identities – Iranian women in NZ

By   /  May 7, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Explore - Politics and society, FifthEstate1, Graduation, Graduation (Auckland), International, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Crafting new identities – Iranian women in NZ

Source: Massey University Dr Parisa Kooshesh’s PhD research explored the migration experiences of Iranian women in New Zealand. In migrating to New Zealand, many Iranian women have found the space and opportunity to redefine who they are, according to new research from Massey University. Dr Parisa Kooshesh, who graduated last month at the College of […]

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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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Migration with dignity for the climate-affected

By   /  April 29, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Explore - population-health-policy, FifthEstate1, Graduation, Graduation (Auckland), International, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Migration with dignity for the climate-affected

Source: Massey University Master of International Development Studies graduate Hayley Morrison. Seeing a documentary about how climate change is disrupting lives in the Pacific prompted Development Studies student Hayley Morrison to find out more. Her Master’s research explores the link between climate change and migration. Ms Morrison, who was capped with a Master’s in International […]

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Bougainville: The valley of the Rambos, 1989

By   /  April 23, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Analysis-Reportage, Education, FifthEstate1, Front page, Human Rights, independence, KB, Media, Melanesia, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Papua New Guinea, Research, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Bougainville: The valley of the Rambos, 1989

Source: Pacific Media Centre Analysis published with permission of PMC A Papua New Guinean soldier guards the road to Panguna, Bougainville, 1989. Image: David Robie David Robie Tuesday, April 23, 2019 Abstract ‘The original [Panguna mine] agreement overrode our customs, denied us our land rights and was too rushed. It contradicts our way of life; […]

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Massey brings EPICOH symposium to Wellington

By   /  April 10, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Health, College of Sciences, Conference/Seminar, Education, Explore - Animal-veterinary, Explore - Environmental-occupational-health, Explore - SCIENCES, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, School of Veterinary Science, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Massey brings EPICOH symposium to Wellington

Source: Massey University The EPICOH conference is coming to New Zealand for the first time and has been brought here by researchers from the Centre for Public Health Research. Leptospirosis is a globally important multi-host, multi-pathogen disease which can be transmitted to humans from animals, with more than one million cases and 60,000 deaths annually. […]

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Opinion: Health equity in older age

By   /  April 2, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Health, Education, Explore - HEALTH, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Opinion Piece, Research, Research - Health and Wellbeing, School of Health Sciences, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Opinion: Health equity in older age

Source: Massey University Associate Professor Mary Breheny discusses the findings of her team’s longitudinal research which shows that health in later life is closely related to childhood socioeconomic status. By Associate Professor Mary Breheny The media often focus on older people as a discrete group, whose needs must be balanced against the needs of younger […]

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Massey researchers to present at World Conference on Health Promotion

By   /  April 2, 2019  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Health, Education, Explore - HEALTH, Explore - population-health-policy, Explore-Maori-health, FifthEstate1, KB, Maori, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, pasifika, Research, Research - Health and Wellbeing, School of Health Sciences, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Massey researchers to present at World Conference on Health Promotion

Source: Massey University Felicity Ware from Te Pūtahi a Toi: School of Māori Knowledge, will have an exhibit at the World Conference on Health Promotion, and present on teaching whānau how to weave their own wahakura – woven harakeke basket for babies to sleep in. Massey University staff and students will be well represented at […]

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