Veterinary Science Research

Staff within the School of Veterinary Science 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 science and public health

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Veterinary science 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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Equine

Equine

The Massey Equine Research Centre undertakes scientific research into health and production problems that limit horse breeding, rearing and performance.


Equine Research Centre

Production animals

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Production animals

The School of Veterinary Science has ongoing research in a range of areas including dairy cattle nutrition, sheep production and animal welfare.

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News

Sea lion colony confirmed, but work still needed
While celebrating the Department of Conservation's announcement of a New Zealand sea lion (rāpoka) breeding colony on Stewart Island, a Massey...
Capturing and analysing limb injuries in race horses
Massey University researchers are investigating limb injuries in race horses by capturing the 3D movements of their limbs on camera and modelling it...
Vet students bare it all for charity and halfway day
Massey University's Veterinary School third-years are getting ready to release their annual calendar to fundraise for their halfway day and for a...
Massey Academy joins Āmua Ao programme
Massey University's Pūhoro STEM Academy has become an official partner of the Āmua Ao programme, joining Callaghan Innovation and the New...

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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