Massey Research

Massey University has an established pedigree as the leading national university of New Zealand and a major international provider of tertiary education which offers the opportunity for individuals to build value in communities, and enables the development of partnerships to address the big problems of society at a local level and on a global scale.

21st century citizenship

21st century citizenship

As population pressures and climate change increasingly threaten the planet, our researchers seek to lessen the impact.

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Design - for commerce, community and culture

Design - for commerce, community and culture

We're solving complex social, economic and environmental design problems.

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Future food systems

Future food systems

With a rapidly growing global population, food provision is one of the grand challenges of our age.

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Health and wellbeing

Health and wellbeing

Massey is committed to promoting health and wellbeing; not just supporting and managing illness or disease.

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Resource development and management

Resource development and management

We're ensuring a sustainable future by addressing natural resource issues.

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Veterinary, animal and biomedical sciences research

As part of Massey celebrating 50 years of veterinary education (1963-2013) in New Zealand we are featuring some of the current research taking place in our Veterinary, Animal and Biomedical Sciences research centres.

Infectious disease control and prevention

New infectious diseases of both humans and animals are emerging at an increasing rate, with most new emerging human diseases being zoonotic (i.e. from animals) in nature. Their effective control requires a comprehensive approach commonly referred to as “One Health”. Find out more...

Visit the mEpiLab website

Health of working dogs

Andrew Worth is a Senior Lecturer in Small Animal Surgery and he is investigating the causes of loss from service of NZ Police Dogs. Andrew hopes to gain a greater understanding of the diseases which cause loss, and find potential strategies for mitigation of loss by modifying police dog breeding criteria. Find out more...

Visit the Centre for Service and Working Dog Health website

Maximising outcomes for sheep farmers

A series of studies has been undertaken by the International Sheep Research Centre to identify optimal feeding regimens for multiple-bearing ewes, develop a 'herb' feed mix and improve scientific learning for farmers. Find out more...

Visit the International Sheep Research Centre website

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Research News

Native wildlife displayed on 'virtual museum' website
Visitors to a new Massey University website will be able to get their hands on a tuatara skull, an...
Facebook and ‘selfie’ identities for Bhutan refugees
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New imaging tool to revolutionise agriculture
Massey University has a new state-of-the-art aerial imaging tool in its precision agriculture...
‘Bobbie maths’ raising Pasifika achievement
A revolution in maths achievement using a culturally-tailored approach developed at Massey...
Want to own a home – but not even looking
New research by the Westpac-Massey University Fin-Ed Centre shows that while New Zealanders...
Focusing on human rights in the Pacific
A three-day conference focusing on human rights in the Pacific, with topics ranging from greater...
Massey and German historians in WWI research
Massey historians and creative artists are joining forces with Germany's top military scholars to...
‘Tenuous’ place of languages exposed
We live in a global village and an increasingly ethnically diverse nation where many languages are...
What's more important - diet or exercise?
A free nutrition symposium hosted at Massey University's Albany campus on Thursday poses the...
Councils’ conduct codes gag elected members
A Massey researcher is concerned that some local councils are gagging their elected members and...

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