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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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Overwhelming response to the 2019 ITP Research Symposium to be hosted at EIT

By   /  March 29, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Carla Houkamau, Community-Centred Research, Dame Kate Harcourt, Eastern Institute of Technology, Education, FifthEstate1, Hörður Torfason, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Ngā Pae of Te Māramatanga, Otago Polytechnic, Pippa McKelvie-Sebileau, Research, Sir Jon Trimmer, staff, students, Tairāwhiti, Tertiary Education, Tessa Petersen, Whanaungatanga  /  Comments Off on Overwhelming response to the 2019 ITP Research Symposium to be hosted at EIT

Source: Eastern Institute of Technology – Tairāwhiti 5 mins ago Sunrise over Cape Kidnappers and Atea a Rangi, Napier, Hawke’s Bay, New Zealand The 2019 ITP Research symposium focussed on Whanaungatanga  – Community-Centred Research will be co-hosted by Eastern Institute of Technology (EIT) and Otago Polytechnic on 15-16 April 2019 at the EIT campus in […]

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Potato study needs you

By   /  March 21, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Sciences, Education, Explore - Food, Explore - SCIENCES, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Potato study needs you

Source: Massey University Sarah Ross is on the hunt for potato lovers. Fancy yourself a potato connoisseur? The Massey University Food Experience and Sensory Testing Lab (FEAST), and Plant & Food Research, are looking for potato eaters to participate in a potato flavour sensory trial in Palmerston North next month. The project, being run by […]

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Health by Design: new public lecture series at Massey

By   /  March 6, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Health, Education, Explore - Environmental-occupational-health, Explore - HEALTH, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Palmerston North, Research, Research - Health and Wellbeing, School of Health Sciences, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Health by Design: new public lecture series at Massey

Source: Massey University The first Health by Design public lecture will be held on the Manawatū campus next month, focusing on Prevention through Design. Associate Professor Ian Laird, School of Health Sciences. In the first of a series of public lectures, entitled Health by Design, Associate Professor Ian Laird will speak about Prevention through Design […]

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Bearing Witness 2017: Year 2 of a Pacific climate change storytelling project

By   /  February 25, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Analysis-Reportage, Bearing Witness, Climate Change, Education, FifthEstate1, Fiji, Front page, KB, Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Research, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Bearing Witness 2017: Year 2 of a Pacific climate change storytelling project

Source: Pacific Media Centre Analysis published with permission of PMC David Robie, Pacific Media Centre Monday, February 25, 2019 Abstract In 2016, the Pacific Media Centre responded to the devastation and tragedy wrought in Fiji by Severe Tropical Cyclone Winston by initiating the Bearing Witness journalism project and dispatching two postgraduate students to Viti Levu […]

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Journalism at USP: A thirty-year journey

By   /  February 22, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Analysis-Reportage, Education, FifthEstate1, Fiji, Journalism Education, KB, Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Research, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Journalism at USP: A thirty-year journey

Source: Pacific Media Centre Analysis published with permission of PMC Heading on the book chapter on University of the South Pacific’s 50-year history. Shailendra Singh Friday, February 22, 2019 Abstract The Univerasity of the South Pacific’s 50th anniversary marks 30 years of existence for its regional journalism programme. In an eventful journey, the programme weathered […]

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International Day of Women and Girls in Science

By   /  February 11, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Careers, Conservation, Department of Conservation, DOC jobs, DOC staff, Environment, FifthEstate1, Jobs at DOC, KB, Marine Biology, marine mammals, Marine science, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Research, Science, seals  /  Comments Off on International Day of Women and Girls in Science

Source: Department of Conservation It’s International Day of Women and Girls in Science today, so we caught up with one of our awesome female scientists – Dr Monique Ladds. Mon is one of our Technical Advisors for Marine Ecosystems. She has a Bachelor of Applied Science (Psychology), Masters of Applied Science (Statistics and Operations Research) […]

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EIT is looking for “out of the box” speakers for Whanaungatanga research symposium

By   /  February 7, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Eastern Institute of Technology, Education, EIT, EIT Hawke's Bay, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Otago Polytechnic, Research, research symposium, staff, students, Tairāwhiti, Tertiary Education, Whanaungatanga  /  Comments Off on EIT is looking for “out of the box” speakers for Whanaungatanga research symposium

Source: Eastern Institute of Technology – Tairāwhiti Home News EIT is looking for “out of the box” speakers for Whanaungatanga research symposium 9 mins ago Hörður Torfason, is a human rights campaigner and “artevist” from Iceland EIT and Otago Polytechnic take great pleasure to be hosting Whanaungatanga on February 15 and 16. The symposium focuses […]

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Ka Mate – a commodity to trade or taonga to treasure?

By   /  February 4, 2019  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Business, College of Health, Education, Explore - BUSINESS, Explore - HEALTH, Explore - Sport and exercise, Explore-Maori-business, Explore-Maori-health, FifthEstate1, KB, Maori, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Palmerston North, Research, Rugby World Cup, School of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Ka Mate – a commodity to trade or taonga to treasure?

Source: Massey University “We can’t continue to turn a blind eye to the disrespectful ways that haka are used for commercial purposes,” Jeremy Hapeta says. As we approach the ninth Rugby World Cup, hosted by Japan in September-November later this year, Massey University researchers are recommending more protections for the use of haka in marketing, […]

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Bird bone streaming

By   /  February 4, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Sciences, Education, Explore - Animal-veterinary, Explore - Computer-science, Explore - Physical-sciences, Explore - SCIENCES, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Bird bone streaming

Source: Massey University 3D digitised skull of a little bush moa from Auckland War Memorial museum. A new website for viewing 3D bird bones aims to make bird bones in museums more accessible for research and teaching. Massey University senior lecturer Dr Daniel Thomas has launched a new website, called Fauna Toolkit: Bird Bones for […]

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PMC indicative outputs

By   /  February 3, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Analysis-Reportage, Education, FifthEstate1, KB, Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Research, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on PMC indicative outputs

Source: Pacific Media Centre Analysis published with permission of PMC Research outputs from the Pacific Media Centre and research associates include: 2019 | 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 |  2011 | 2010 | 2019 Media outputs:Robie, David (2019, January 25). Typhoon Usman and nightmarish holiday times in […]

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Nestlé acquires New Zealand technology to help fight iron deficiency

By   /  January 29, 2019  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Sciences, Education, Explore - Food, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, Tertiary Education, Vice-Chancellor  /  Comments Off on Nestlé acquires New Zealand technology to help fight iron deficiency

Source: Massey University Massey University product development laboratory manager Warwick Johnson, Nestlé Product Technology Centre head Dr Swen Rabe, Riddet Institute research officer Dr Pranav Singh, Nestle innovation manager Birgit Holst, Nestlé research scientist Dr Joeska Husny, Nestlé assistant vice president, head of licensing and research and development alliances Deborah McRonald, and Riddet Institute Postdoctoral […]

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Gaps in health professionals’ knowledge about HPV and cervical screening

By   /  January 22, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Health, DJF, Education, Explore - HEALTH, FifthEstate1, Government Policy commentators, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, School of Health Sciences, Tertiary Education, Wellington  /  Comments Off on Gaps in health professionals’ knowledge about HPV and cervical screening

Source: Massey University In a new study, less than 10 per cent of all health professionals surveyed could correctly answer all questions about the current cervical screening guidelines, which have been in place since 2008. The first New Zealand study of health professionals’ knowledge and understanding about the human papillomavirus (HPV) has identified significant gaps, […]

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Study shows strong support for community and non-profit approaches to cannabis reform

By   /  January 21, 2019  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Health, DJF, Education, Explore - HEALTH, Government Policy commentators, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Study shows strong support for community and non-profit approaches to cannabis reform

Source: Massey University “Our findings indicate significant support for non-commercial and community-managed approaches to cannabis regulation, as opposed to profit-driven commercial markets,” Dr Marta Rychert says. Dr Rychert, SHORE & Whāriki Research Centre. New research indicates significant support for non-commercial and community-managed approaches to regulate cannabis, with home-growing and a community trust approach among preferred […]

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Interactive tool maps Auckland’s superdiversity

By   /  January 14, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Applied Learning, Auckland, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, DJF, Education, Explore - population-health-policy, International, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Interactive tool maps Auckland’s superdiversity

Source: Massey University A screenshot of the superdiversity map for Auckland, part of an international population data comparison website. A new interactive online tool that visually displays data about Auckland’s fast-growing and increasingly diverse migrant population will give government agencies, and groups such as employers and the media, a detailed understanding of super-diversity. Massey University […]

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Can eating chicken feathers build muscle?

By   /  January 14, 2019  /  1. Home Page article, 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, Research, School of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Can eating chicken feathers build muscle?

Source: Massey University Professor Steve Stannard from the School of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition. New research from Massey University’s School of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition suggests chicken feathers could have potential as a protein supplement for people wanting to build or maintain lean body mass. The study, carried out by PhD students Drs Emma Crum […]

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Event success stimulates sport development

By   /  January 9, 2019  /  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, Research, School of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition, Sport and Recreation, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Event success stimulates sport development

Source: Massey University Professor Andy Martin has been involved in triathlon as both a participant and event manager for the past 25 years. Fun, friends, competition, challenges – these are the reasons Kiwi children are lapping up triathlon as a sport. Professor Andy Martin from the School of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition, recently had his […]

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Multi-choice in data gathering needed for multiple ethnicity

By   /  January 7, 2019  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland, College of Education, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, DJF, Education, Explore - Politics and society, Explore-Maori-humanities, Graduation, Graduation (Palmerston North), KB, Maori, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, pasifika, Research, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Multi-choice in data gathering needed for multiple ethnicity

Source: Massey University A quarter of young New Zealanders identify with multiple ethnic identities including Māori and Pasifika, but this is not captured in data collection, according to new research (image-Auckland Pasifika Festival/Wikimedia Commons). A quarter of young New Zealanders identify with more than one ethnic group, mostly as a mix of Pākehā, Māori and […]

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