RESEARCH NEWS

A list of all research articles in chronological order.

Research shows lower injury rates in New Zealand racehorses

Research shows lower injury rates in New Zealand racehorses

New research has shown that racehorses in New Zealand have a lower risk of injury than in other countries, with further work needed to explain why.

Pregnant women are not getting enough Omega-3

Pregnant women are not getting enough Omega-3

The first ever study on the intakes of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids in pregnant women in New Zealand, has found only 30 per cent are getting the recommended daily amount.

Emergency preparation – only for the privileged?

Emergency preparation – only for the privileged?

Storing food and other supplies in case of a disaster is out of the question for people who cannot afford the basics for everyday living - a key issue that needs to be addressed by emergency preparedness agencies, according to new research from Massey University.

Opinion: Is there an election image bias?

Opinion: Is there an election image bias?

Which party political leader's image features more frequently in New Zealand's print media? It's a question Professor Claire Robinson sought to answer in 2011 and 2014 and this year she has sifted through newspaper pictorial coverage of the respective campaigns of Bill English and Jacinda Ardern to offer some early analysis.

Research shows lower injury rates in New Zealand racehorses
Monday 25 September 2017
New research has shown that racehorses in New Zealand have a lower risk of injury than in other countries, with further work needed to explain why.
Pregnant women are not getting enough Omega-3
Friday 22 September 2017
The first ever study on the intakes of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids in pregnant women in New Zealand, has found only 30 per cent are getting the recommended daily amount.
Emergency preparation – only for the privileged?
Thursday 21 September 2017
Storing food and other supplies in case of a disaster is out of the question for people who cannot afford the basics for everyday living - a key issue that needs to be addressed by emergency...
Opinion: Is there an election image bias?
Wednesday 20 September 2017
Which party political leader's image features more frequently in New Zealand's print media? It's a question Professor Claire Robinson sought to answer in 2011 and 2014 and this year she has sifted...
Healthy Families NZ a promising approach
Tuesday 12 September 2017
Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says an interim evaluation of the Healthy Families NZ initiative has found it is helping communities around the country to make healthy changes.
Good vibrations reduce muscle aches
Monday 11 September 2017
New research shows wearable vibration technology can reduce muscle aches and pain after strenuous exercise, benefiting those suffering from tired and sore bodies.
Evolution of a genetic novelty
Monday 11 September 2017
Scientists from Massey University have captured the formation of a new gene in real-time evolution experiments.
Empowering Pasifika communities to lead healthier lives
Thursday 31 August 2017
A Massey University researcher has been awarded funding for a project which aims to empower Pasifika communities.
Agrifood sector is tech-savvy but not ready for major disruption
Wednesday 30 August 2017
A new report has found that New Zealand farmers have been quick to adopt smart farming techniques, but few are preparing for major technological disruption.
New Zealand research project gains international attention
Thursday 24 August 2017
Massey University's SHORE and Whāriki Research Centre has played host to a visiting Chinese traffic engineer keen to discover how a ground-breaking New Zealand research study could be applied in...
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