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

The human microbiome - the new frontier in our fight against obesity
Is obesity the result of a complex interplay between the human brain and a range of biological...
Massey-hosted food safety partnership awarded $1.25m
A new partnership involving nine New Zealand research organisations has been awarded $1.25 million...
Punitive welfare a blight on the poor
The stresses and struggles of the poor are being intensified by a punitive welfare system, say...
Gold nanostructure research unlocks new branch of chemistry
A world-renowned Massey University researcher in quantum chemistry has opened the doors for a 'gold...
Research to help prevent child sex abuse
A researcher looking into how to help prevent people who are sexually attracted to children from...
Does a sweet tooth affect sugar intake?
It has long been known taste plays an important role in many of our food choices, but what if we...
The robots are coming! Shouldn’t we be more worried?
The potential for technology to cause mass unemployment is clear, yet few New Zealanders are...
$4.4m for Massey health research
Five Massey University College of Health research projects have been awarded more than $4 million...
Do your genes affect your caffeine intake habits?
The positive effects of caffeine get plenty of play -combating fatigue and increasing alertness -...
East meets West with designer's research
A day at the office can leave you feeling as though you have been attacked from all sides but a new...

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