• $15.6m Marsden funding record for Massey

    Research projects include investigating polyphosphate, the effect of climate change on NZ alpine flora, human genetic diversity and research into new chemical elements nihonium and oganesson.

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  • Research suggests lambs can be successfully weaned lighter and earlier.


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    New insight into why bird song is different at different times of day

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College of Sciences

Massey University's College of Sciences' world-leading scientists are internationally-acclaimed and ranked. Our programmes of study and research attract world-leading academics and we have active research collaborations with the world's most prestigious scientific institutions.


Massey University offers a broad range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. 


A research-led university, we promote excellence in sciences and engineering. Find out about our areas of expertise and how we make a difference.

Clinics and services

We have leading veterinary clinics and offer a full range of scientific consultancy and services available to the public and industry.


Top agriculture student shares secret of success
Bachelor of AgriCommerce student James Robertson is your classic jack of all trades, but rather than mastering none, he excelled in everything he put...
The science of saving our honey bees
Everything from kiwifruit orchards to vineyards relies on pollination by domesticated honey bees, but as their numbers plummet from a destructive...
Saving birds through their own song
Conservationists have struggled for years to create software capable of identifying bird species through their song alone - new funding is giving...
Massey projects funded to unlock curious minds
Five Massey projects have been awarded more than $350,000 to help children explore biomechanics, air quality, Māori participation in science,...
Blake Ambassador Awards for two Massey students
Two Massey students have been awarded two of the eleven highly-sought after Blake Ambassador Awards to further their passion for conservation.
Massey student nominated for New Zealander of the Year
Massey University Masters' student Ms Marnie Prickett has been selected as one of ten nominees for New Zealander of the Year.
Methane eating bacteria key to greenhouse gas reduction?
Seven years ago, Dr Rashad Syed was living in India, today he graduated with a PhD having made great strides to tackle one of his new home country's...
Role at Tegel a dream for food technology student
The saying goes, "It's not what you know, but who you know." For 24-year-old Jinny Lee, a combination of these two things has seen her land a job at...
Microalgal biofuels – what is the environmental cost?
Frenchman Maxence Plouviez has always been interested in the environment and humanity's impact upon it—an interest he has taken through to a PhD on...
Master's student wins emerging talent award
Master of Natural Sciences student Courtney Davies was recently awarded the North Harbour Club AIMES Emerging Talent Award - the latest honour for...

To contact the College of Sciences office
Email N.Meyer@massey.ac.nz
Tel DDI (06) 350 5247

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