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

Research explores winning off the rugby field in Samoa
As much as NZD $21 million is sent back back to the Pacific Islands annually by Pasifika athletes...
Auckland continues to break affordability records
The latest Massey University Home Affordability Report shows that homes in Auckland are now 56 per...
Review tests leptospirosis vaccination success
Massey University scientists have been awarded $480,000 to find out whether the vaccination of...
Growing innovation in the primary industries
Nearly 100 scientists and industry leaders in plant science are discussing how to grow innovation...
Better reporting for investors
Do financial statements need updating to meet the needs of today's investors? That's a question...
Maths and mortality research by Fulbright scholars
Two Massey University Pasifika staff have received Fulbright New Zealand scholarships for their...
Study on how to improve wellbeing in later years
To counter the impact of difficult life changes, Massey University psychology researcher James...
Massey marine specialist helps threatened species
Massey University marine mammal specialist Dr Louise Chilvers has contributed to an international...
Nanny Bear: the cute, smart baby monitor
Baby monitors have gone high-tech thanks to a prototype developed by Massey University's School of...
Turkish families gain from Massey research tool
Families in Turkey are benefiting from a Massey University human development researcher's tool that...

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