• Veterinary, Animal and Biomedical Sciences Research

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Veterinary, Animal and Biomedical Sciences Research

Staff within the Veterinary, Animal and Biomedical Sciences area at Massey University conduct research across a large number of species in a wide range of disciplines. As the first and only university in New Zealand to offer veterinary science, we have a long history of expertise in veterinary-related research.

We also train scientists, consultants and veterinarians through teaching undergraduate and postgraduate students, involvement in postgraduate research projects and providing professional development opportunities.

Current research areas

Veterinary sciences and public health

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Veterinary sciences and public health

Massey undertakes research in the fields of veterinary sciences and public health.


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Companion animals and wildlife

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Companion animals and wildlife

Massey undertakes research into the health and management of companion animals, horses and wildlife.

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Production animals

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Production animals

Massey has ongoing research examining beef, sheep and dairy production, as well as in the pig, poultry, deer and equine industries.

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News

Swimming laps for release
A yellow-eyed penguin is eager to catch the next flight home after a solid recovery at Massey University's Wildbase Hospital
Ebola linked to habitat destruction
A Massey University veterinary scientist has co-authored research suggesting that Ebola virus emergence is linked to the clearing of animal habitat...
New building houses unique wildlife hospital
Massey University's Wildbase Hospital has moved into new premises 10 times larger than the previous space at the University's Manawatū campus.
Best animal welfare academic
One of the world's leading experts in animal welfare, Massey University's Professor David Mellor, has been honoured for his work and leadership in...

Postgraduate students

Massey has a wide range of relevant internationally-recognised qualifications related to veterinary science. Find out more about our qualifications and scholarships or get in touch if you are interested in particular areas outlined here.

Our staff

Our staff have a broad range of expertise across our areas of speciality. Staff are listed with their relevant area, or you can search for experts through our staff page.

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