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...

Working Dog Centre

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

Study shows many senior managers distrust big data
A new Massey University study shows many top executives are failing to capitalise on the benefits...
Ancient DNA reveals new branches of the human family tree
A Massey scientist is helping unearth new information about the earliest human-like groups, which...
Driving force of volcanic super-hazards uncovered
Massey volcanologists have discovered the driving force behind superheated gas-and-ash clouds from...
Massey researchers to present at World Conference on Health Promotion
Massey University staff and students will be well represented at the 23rd World Conference on...
$300k for Massey health projects
Two Massey projects have received a combined $300,000 to study the mental health of Māori...
NZ Super is not enough, but most retirees doing ok
The latest Retirement Expenditure Guidelines confirm New Zealand Superannuation is not sufficient...
Potato study needs you
Fancy yourself a potato connoisseur? The Massey University Food Experience and Sensory Testing Lab...
Massey researcher receives Fulbright to study indigenous enterprise
Dr Jason Mika has received this year's Fulbright-Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga Scholar Award,...
Model for improving campylobacter management
A refined model for understanding the source of campylobacter infections may be a key management...
Home affordability deteriorates, but not in most expensive regions
Massey University's latest Home Affordability Report shows a quarterly decline of 2.2 per cent in...

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