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The caffeine effect… is it in your genes?
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...
Funeral poverty – whose responsibility is it?
How do you intend to pay for your funeral? It is not a topic most of us feel comfortable discussing. Death and finances are two topics likely to...
Understanding gay – a public lecture
Differences between gay and non-gay people is not about sex according to Professor Mark Henrickson, who will propose in a lecture next month that it...
Link between iron and vitamin D deficiency?
Previous research from Massey University has identified women of Asian origin are five times more likely to be iron deficient, and researchers are...
Sport education researcher honoured in special journal
Dr Dennis Slade has been given the extremely rare and prestigious endorsement of his research in physical education and sport, through a special...
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"...
Supporting young people into employment
Two Massey University academics have used their research findings to craft guidelines for businesses, to help support young people into employment.
National Social Workers Day
Associate Professor Kieran O'Donoghue commends social workers on the role they play towards personal and community transformation.
Hidden harm: Up to 40% of older Kiwis drink hazardously
New research shows that between 35 to 40 per cent of New Zealanders aged 50 years or older may also drink hazardously.
Two Massey academics awarded teaching excellence awards
Dr Kathryn Hay and Professor Andy Martin were last night awarded Sustained Excellence in Tertiary Teaching Awards for 2018 as part of the National...

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