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

Measuring an animal’s pain
A new device designed by engineers and veterinarians at Massey University seeks to change the way...
Zinc link in safer roof catchment rain
A new study of Wellington roof catchment rainwater has found that zinc in galvanised steel roofs...
Study shows franchise sector turnover now tops $46bn
The franchising sector is performing well off the back of New Zealand's strong economy and...
Love your bones
It is estimated about 22 per cent of women over 50 years of age will develop osteoporosis. So what...
Massey academic helps create new environmental standards
A Massey University environmental economist is part of an international team charged with creating...
Does grooming lead to Stockholm syndrome?
New research from the School of Social Work identifies how grooming allows Stockholm syndrome to...
Home affordability declines in most regions
The latest Massey University Home Affordability Report shows most regions of New Zealand have...
Superannuation shortfall still significant for most
Rising housing and household utility bills mean most Kiwis' superannuation payments still don't...
Keeping pre-school kids moving
A new study hopes to discover information that may help design interventions offering simple,...
Bank e-loyalty improved by personal relationships
A new Massey University study shows that banks can't rely on the strength of their technology...

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