Loading...
You are here:  Home  >  Research
Latest

The caffeine effect… is it in your genes?

By   /  October 18, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Health, DJF, Education, Explore - Sport and exercise, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, School of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on The caffeine effect… is it in your genes?

Source: Massey University Sport and Exercise Science PhD student Kyle Southward. Caffeine is the most consumed psychoactive drug in the world and has been shown to have a performance-enhancing effect among athletes when taken in the correct doses and times. However, the effects of caffeine intake varies between individuals, and this variation has been attributed […]

Read More →
Latest

Funeral poverty – whose responsibility is it?

By   /  October 16, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Health, DJF, Education, Explore - HEALTH, Explore - social-work, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, School of Social Work, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Funeral poverty – whose responsibility is it?

Source: Massey University Master of Applied Social Work graduate Philippa Thompson says, “It’s easy to assume that when the time comes there will be someone to make our final arrangements for us and the funds to pay for it. But what happens when there’s no money and no one else willing or able to pay?” […]

Read More →
Latest

Monitoring our Marine Reserves: Surprising ideas

By   /  October 15, 2018  /  24/7 News, Akaroa, AM-NC, Banks Peninsular, Conservation, Department of Conservation, DJF, Environment, KB, KB, Marine, marine monitoring, Marine Reserves, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, Research, staff  /  Comments Off on Monitoring our Marine Reserves: Surprising ideas

Source: Department of Conservation Marine Ranger Tom MacTavish takes us through the fifth and final installment in our blog series from the marine reserve monitoring project at Banks Peninsula using baited underwater video. Read the series of blogs here. Tom’s report on ‘Biological monitoring of marine protected areas at Banks Peninsula using baited underwater video (BUV)’ […]

Read More →
Latest

Respiratory Research team builds knowledge of heart and lung interaction

By   /  October 12, 2018  /  24/7 News, All news, Features, Health, KB, Press Release, Public Sector, Research, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Respiratory Research team builds knowledge of heart and lung interaction

Source: Waikato District Health Board Waikato Hospital’s Respiratory Research team. Left to right: Gail Ritchie (administration) Sandra Hopping (study coordinator), Dr Hollie Ellis (registrar), Chris Tuffery (study coordinator), Dr Cat Chang (principal investigator). Absent: Dr Miriam Bennett (Research Fellow) Waikato Hospital’s Respiratory Research team is small in global terms but punches well above its weight […]

Read More →
Latest

Link between iron and vitamin D deficiency?

By   /  October 10, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, Auckland, College of Health, Education, Explore - HEALTH, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, School of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Link between iron and vitamin D deficiency?

Source: Massey University Massey researchers are looking for South Asian and Middle Eastern women living in Auckland, to take part in a study which aims to assess the relationship between hormones, genetics, iron and vitamin D status. Dr Claire Badenhorst from the School of Sport, Exerciseand Nutrition. Approximately 12 per cent of pre-menopausal women in […]

Read More →
Latest

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 […]

Read More →
Latest

Sport education researcher honoured in special journal

By   /  October 9, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, College of Health, Education, Explore - HEALTH, Explore - Sport and exercise, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, School of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Sport education researcher honoured in special journal

Source: Massey University Dr Dennis Slade’s PhD thesis investigated the development of game-centred learning models in physical education and sport coaching practice in New Zealand, from 1954-2015. Image provided by Manawatū Heritage, Palmerston North City Library. Dr Dennis Slade at his PhD graduation earlier this year. A historical PE class in Palmerston North. Dr Dennis […]

Read More →
Latest

AUT Library publishing platform in line for Open Source Award

By   /  October 1, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Asia-Pacific Nius, Education, Featured story, Front page, Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Publications, Research, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on AUT Library publishing platform in line for Open Source Award

Source: Pacific Media Centre Analysis published with permission of PMC By Luqman HayesTuwhera, AUT’s open access publishing platform that hosts Pacific Journalism Review, has been nominated as a finalist in this year’s New Zealand Open Source Awards in the Education, Social Services and Youth category. The nomination is acknowledgement of the hard work and innovation […]

Read More →
Latest

New consumer and sensory science facility on the way

By   /  September 28, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, College of Sciences, Education, Explore - Food, Explore - SCIENCES, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Palmerston North, Research, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on New consumer and sensory science facility on the way

Source: Massey University Professor Joanne Hort stands in the existing testing booths located in the Riddet Complex.  Massey University’s Manawatū campus will soon have a state-of-the-art consumer and sensory science facility, to help determine what drives people in their food choice behaviour. The $2.2 million facility for the Food Experience and Sensory Testing Laboratory, funded […]

Read More →
Latest

Supporting young people into employment

By   /  September 25, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, College of Health, Education, Explore - HEALTH, Explore - social-work, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, School of Social Work, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Supporting young people into employment

Source: Massey University Cover of the Guidelines for Employers booklet, designed by June Lincoln, Design Studio, The Printery, Massey University. Two Massey University academics have used their research findings to craft guidelines for businesses, to help support young people into employment. The guidelines will assist employers to better understand the experiences of vulnerable young people […]

Read More →
Latest

Hidden harm: Up to 40% of older Kiwis drink hazardously

By   /  September 21, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, College of Health, Education, Explore - HEALTH, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Hidden harm: Up to 40% of older Kiwis drink hazardously

Source: Massey University “Our findings strongly suggest that risky drinking is not a ‘youth culture’ issue as it’s often made out to be; risky drinking is a ‘New Zealand culture’ issue,” Dr Andy Towers says. There is a common misconception that hazardous or risky drinking is something only young people do, but new research shows […]

Read More →
Latest

PMC chair Camille Nakhid talks to TTT Live about ‘decolonising’ research

By   /  September 15, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Asia-Pacific Nius, Education, Front page, Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Research, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on PMC chair Camille Nakhid talks to TTT Live about ‘decolonising’ research

Source: Pacific Media Centre Analysis published with permission of PMC An international conference in the Caribbean this week focusing on critical thinking, interrogative discourse and rigorous research has featured the Pacific Media Centre chair. Associate Professor Camille Nakhid, of AUT’s School of Social Sciences, who is also chair of the PMC advisory board, with one […]

Read More →
Latest

Massey researchers awarded more than $13 million in MBIE funding

By   /  September 13, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, Awards and appointments, College of Health, College of Sciences, Education, Explore - Engineering, Explore - Food, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Massey researchers awarded more than $13 million in MBIE funding

Source: Massey University Riddet Institute deputy director Professor Warren McNabb Three Massey University researchers have secured more than $13 million in funding, from the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment Endeavour Fund. The Endeavour Fund invests in excellent research that has high potential to positively transform New Zealand’s future economic performance, sustainability and integrity of […]

Read More →
Latest

Changes to doctoral scholarships illustrate commitment to research

By   /  September 13, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, scholarships, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Changes to doctoral scholarships illustrate commitment to research

Source: Massey University Recipients of Massey University doctoral scholarships will see a significant increase in the value of their scholarship from next year, due to a funding boost as part of the University’s strategic initiatives. Four strategic initiatives were launched this year to ensure the institution excels in the increasingly competitive tertiary education sector, including […]

Read More →
Latest

Rugby taonga research gets $250K grant

By   /  September 12, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, College of Business, College of Health, Education, Explore - BUSINESS, Explore - HEALTH, Explore - Sport and exercise, funding, Maori, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Palmerston North, Research, School of Management, School of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Rugby taonga research gets $250K grant

Source: Massey University Jeremy Hapeta and Dr Farah Palmer have been awarded $250,000 to explore the use of traditions, knowledge and treasures handed down by ancestors in rugby. Since rugby was adopted in Aotearoa New Zealand, traditions, knowledge and treasures (taonga tuku iho) have been integrated into our rugby contexts and culture. Now, Dr Farah […]

Read More →
Latest

‘Do your job without fear or favour’, says veteran former Fiji journalist

By   /  September 11, 2018  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Auckland University of Technology, Education, Elections, Evening Report, Featured, Fiji, Journalism Education, Media, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reports, Research, University of the South Pacific  /  Comments Off on ‘Do your job without fear or favour’, says veteran former Fiji journalist

Veteran journalist – now postgraduate student – Sri Krishnamurthi (left) with USP Journalism staff members from right, Eliki Drugunalevu, Dr Shailendra Singh and Geraldine Panapasa at the the University of the South Pacific’s Laucala Bay campus, Suva. Image: Wansolwara By Chris Ha’arabe of Wansolwara News Fiji-born veteran journalist Sri Krishnamurthi has some simple advice for […]

Read More →
Latest

New Leader for EIT Research Centre

By   /  September 6, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, associate professor, Eastern Institute of Technology, Education, EIT, EIT Hawke's Bay, eit school of business, Jonathan Sibley, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Research, staff, Tairāwhiti, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on New Leader for EIT Research Centre

Source: Eastern Institute of Technology – Tairāwhiti 4 mins ago An associate professor in EIT’s School of Business, Jonathan Sibley was recently appointed the new Director of Research and Innovation@EIT.  The Research and Innovation Centre was established on the Hawke’s Bay campus in 2016 and research and innovation continue to develop at EIT, growing and […]

Read More →
Latest

Gallery: Climate change, disasters spark Indonesian-NZ research publication

By   /  September 1, 2018  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Climate, Climate research, Disasters, Education, Environment, Evening Report, Featured, Fiji, Gallery, Indonesia, Maritime disasters, Media, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Multimedia, New Zealand, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Publishing, Reports, Research, Research journals, Rising sea level  /  Comments Off on Gallery: Climate change, disasters spark Indonesian-NZ research publication

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk AUT Indonesia Centre director Lester Finch and Auckland Indonesia Community representative Maman Baboe spoke strongly last night in support of Indonesian and New Zealand collaborative ventures such as the “Disasters, Cyclones and Communication” edition of Pacific Journalism Review, the first such joint media publication. The Yoyakarta-based Center for Southeast Asian Social […]

Read More →
Latest

Right on the tip of their tongues

By   /  August 28, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, College of Sciences, Education, Explore - Agriculture/Horticulture, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Right on the tip of their tongues

Source: Massey University Identifying the breed of a new-born calf is not always easy, but Massey University research suggests their tongues may hold a clue. The New Zealand dairy herd is comprised predominantly of Holstein-Friesian, Jersey and Holstein-Friesian-Jersey crossbreed cattle. While a Jersey calf is easy to identify, both the Angus-cross and Holstein-Friesian-Jersey calves may […]

Read More →
Latest

Research and Innovation Centre Grants: Dr Chey Dearing

By   /  August 28, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Dr Chey Dearing, Eastern Institute of Technology, Education, EIT, EIT Hawke's Bay, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Research, Research and Innovation Centre, staff, Tairāwhiti, Tertiary Education, Wine and Viticulture  /  Comments Off on Research and Innovation Centre Grants: Dr Chey Dearing

Source: Eastern Institute of Technology – Tairāwhiti Home News Research and Innovation Centre Grants: Dr Chey Dearing 1 min ago Each semester the Research and Innovation Centre makes research grants available to EIT degree-teaching staff. Up to six grants, valued at a maximum of $6000, are available each semester. Dr Chey Dearing, EIT School of […]

Read More →