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

Controlling cancer in the Pacific
Researchers are calling for a regional cancer control partnership to improve services for patients...
New study shows taurine supplements may improve performance recovery
New research suggests taurine supplementation taken after exercise, may help improve the rate of...
Study to investigate health impacts of turmeric
Auckland men have the chance to take part in a study investigating the impact of turmeric on...
Early lamb weaning studies under way at Massey
New research from Massey University suggests that lambs can be successfully weaned lighter and...
A living wage – the difference your pay rate makes
How much pay is enough when it comes to a healthy bank balance and quality of life in New Zealand...
Community farming solutions for people with disabilities
A Massey University lecturer is working with communities in rural Cambodia to help create...
Coral reefs may have refuge in deeper water
A Massey marine ecologist is helping to uncover the ways the world's coral reefs could survive in...
First New Zealand online alcohol and drug study under way
College of Health researchers are launching a new study on alcohol and drug use throughout the...
Curious great white shark plays with camera
Massey scientists captured some astonishing footage of a great white shark on a recent research...
Weka division pre-dates Cook Strait
Massey biologists have unearthed clues in the DNA of weka that throw doubt upon what we thought we...

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