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$1.2m funding for allergy and asthma prevention research
A grant from the Health Research Council of New Zealand's annual project funding round will enable researchers to assess why biodiversity may reduce...
Māori attitudes on the environment canvassed
How do Māori balance being modern-day consumers and traditional kaitiakitanga (guardians) of nature's precious resources? A Massey University...
Massey brings EPICOH symposium to Wellington
Associate Professor Jackie Benschop will discuss her research around leptospirosis at the 27th International Symposium on Epidemiology in Occupation...
Opinion: Why I support the school strike for climate
There are amazing teachers working within our schooling system to promote critical and creative learning - but our secondary schooling system is...
Health by Design: new public lecture series at Massey
In the first of a series of public lectures, entitled Health by Design, Associate Professor Ian Laird will speak about Prevention through Design.
Massey professor named Senior New Zealander of the Year
Professor Bill Glass has been named Senior New Zealander of the Year in the 2019 Kiwibank New Zealanders of the Year awards.
Living the tourism dream sustainably
Environmental and social impacts of tourism - from freedom campers to overcrowded national park trails and accommodation shortages in Queenstown -...
Global treaty underway to rid oceans of plastic
She made global headlines warning of the dangers of plastic glitter and other microplastics entering the biosphere and human food chain. Now, Dr...
Managing fatigue and shift work in hospital-based nursing
The Safer Nursing 24/7 Project has released a draft national code of practice for managing fatigue and shift work in hospital-based nursing for a...
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...

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