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Research supports HPV vaccinations to lower throat cancer rates
The incidence of human papillomavirus positive oropharyngeal cancer has increased in many developed countries, including New Zealand. Here, rates...
Increasing the prospect of winning
Media coverage and research about female high performance sport falls short compared to male sport in New Zealand, according to new research from PhD...
Cultural approaches to activity the key to tackling obesity for women
The health benefits of a physically active lifestyle are widely known, however, no such investigations have focused on New Zealand women from...
Funding granted for research to explore medicinal cannabis use
Dr Marta Rychert has been awarded almost $250,000 from the Health Research Council of New Zealand to explore medicinal cannabis use in New Zealand.
Carbon-free conference model sets new standard
A "nearly-carbon neutral conference" hosted by Massey University social scientists is featured on the London School of Economics (LSE) Impact Blog as...
Sir Charles Hercus Health Research Fellowship awarded for alcohol study
Dr Taisia Huckle has been awarded a Sir Charles Hercus Health Research Fellowship from the Health Research Council of New Zealand.
Quantifying the disease burden of alcohol’s harm to others
Professor Sally Casswell has been awarded nearly $1m in funding from the Health Research Council of New Zealand, to investigate the "second hand"...
Rugby taonga research gets $250k grant
Since rugby was adopted in Aotearoa New Zealand, traditions, knowledge and treasures (taonga tuku iho) have been integrated into our rugby contexts...
Ministry of Health renews contract for EHI programme
The College of Health's Environmental Health Indicators programme has been granted almost $2 million in funding from the Ministry of Health, to...
Researchers to explore primary care delivery
Professor Nicolette Sheridan, from Massey University's School of Nursing, will lead a collaborative research project, investigating the effectiveness...

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