Massey University

Massey University was established in 1927 as a public university in New Zealand. Today, Massey University has three campuses, Manawatu, Albany, and Wellington with satellite facilities throughout New Zealand and a distance learning component. Massey University's student body consists of 37,000 undergraduate and graduate students with a strong emphasis in agriculture, aviation, science and veterinary medicine. Massey also has New Zealand's largest business college.

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External Relations Massey University Private Bag 11 222 Palmerston North 4442 New Zealand
Website
http://www.massey.ac.nz/
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Health

Supporting farming families during times of stress

It is well documented that farmers have high suicide rates and levels of depression, and there is a connection between the economy, financial stress and mental illness within farming communities.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Understanding the high suicide rate in the building sector

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 ...

Medical research

Study looks at app for parents of premature babies

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 a Massey University clinical ...

Health

Managers crucial to stamping out bullying in nursing

A new research report from Massey University's Healthy Work Group has outlined the management competencies needed to both prevent and manage workplace bullying in the nursing sector.

Health

Breathing new life into respiratory support

New research from Massey University's College of Health has shed light on how an emerging therapy for respiratory support works—something that could benefit patients with obstructive sleep apnoea, chronic obstructive pulmonary ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Model for improving campylobacter management

A refined model for understanding the source of campylobacter infections may be a key management tool for public health officials around the world.

Health

Can eating chicken feathers build muscle?

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.

Medical research

Predicting disease emergence from forest fragmentation

A Massey University team has developed new ways of predicting disease-hot spots, created by humans changing the environment, to help identify where and how society can mitigate the risk of infectious disease emergence, such ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Can learning music deter dementia?

Ryan Sutcliffe loves to play the guitar, and writes and performs his own songs. Now, the doctoral psychology researcher has a dream project combining his musical and academic interests in a study to test whether music lessons ...

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