Research in the College of Health , Rangahau i Te Kura Hauora Tangata

Across the college and in our research centres and schools, our staff, students and collaborators conduct a wide range of interrelated hauora and health research.

Research themes & strengths

Across the College of Health, we engage in a wide range of research activities. Learn more about our research themes and strengths.

Research centres, projects & groups

Find out about the university and college research centres, as well as other research activities across the college’s units and groups.

Current research trials & studies

Explore our current hauora and health research trials and studies. Find out if you or your children are suitable to participate.

Upcoming health conferences & symposia

We share new research through our conferences and symposia. Find out what events are coming up and register your interest.

Find a researcher

Search for College of Health researchers using the Massey Expertise Search tool.

Health research news

We are a research-led university with a reputation for excellence in innovation and the creation of new knowledge. Get the latest research stories from the College of Health.

Decrease in melanoma mortality rates coincide with new treatment options

Tuesday 16 August 2022

Monitoring by Environmental Health Intelligence New Zealand (EHINZ), a unit within Massey’s Research Centre for Hauora and Health, has found a recent sharp decline in melanoma mortality rates in New Zealand.

Vegetables-first approach shows promise for developing babies’ taste preference

Tuesday 26 July 2022

New research shows providing vegetables as an infant’s first food is an effective strategy for improving intake and may help children to develop a preference for vegetables.

Baby eating

Massey academics awarded funding for two significant health research projects

Thursday 14 July 2022

Associate Professor Chris Wilkins and Associate Professor Sunia Foliaki have been named recipients in the latest round of funding from the Health Research Council (HRC) of New Zealand.

Impact of COVID-19 on disabled people’s access to health care unfolds in new collaborative research

Wednesday 15 June 2022

School of Health Sciences Dr Gretchen Good is part of a new research team examining the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on people with disabilities, particularly in their access to health care.