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Depressed elephant in the emergency services staff room

Responding to emergencies and disasters is a tough job that requires both physical and psychological readiness. At times, however, the highly stressful nature of emergency response work stretches one’s capacity to cope, which results to negative psychological consequences such as posttraumatic stress symptoms and depression. Having support from co-workers, family, and friends helps responders cope. […]

Making Sense of Diversity

We recognise and celebrate the diversity of doctoral students here at Massey University. The academic community is teeming with scholars from different walks of life, different areas of expertise, different cultural backgrounds, and of course, different opinions. As we celebrate diversity, here’s what some of our PhD students in Wellington think of it. Miles Crawford, […]

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