• 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

Measuring an animal’s pain
A new device designed by engineers and veterinarians at Massey University seeks to change the way we understand animal pain, starting with sheep.
Tuapaka Hill Country research symposium
Scientists, farmers, businesses and regulators from across the region gathered at Massey University earlier this month to discuss the research being...
Massey under spotlight of award-winning US TV show
Massey University has been the subject of an award-winning American television show featuring four segments on unique and interesting aspects of New...
Cameras light up bats in the dark
An Associate Professor in veterinary public health at Massey University has been involved in developing tools to watch bats as they hibernate that...

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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