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

Interactive tool maps Auckland’s superdiversity
A new interactive tool that visually displays data about Auckland's fast-growing and increasingly...
Can eating chicken feathers build muscle?
New research suggests chicken feathers could have potential as a protein supplement for people...
Event success stimulates sport development
Professor Andy Martin recently had his research examining the long-term participation and...
Data not capturing multiple ethnic identities of NZ youth
Over a quarter of young New Zealanders identify with more than one ethnic group, mostly as a mix of...
New Massey University portal tracks GDP in real time
Massey University has launched a real-time GDP tracker, which is believed to be the first of its...
PhD student helps rural Indonesia thrive
Leaving her husband and family in Indonesia wasn't easy for PhD student Yulfia Yanuartati, but she...
Having a look inside an eruption
PhD student Ermanno Brosch has been all over the world pursuing his passion for volcanology, so...
Predicting disease emergence from forest fragmentation
A Massey University team has developed new ways of predicting disease-hot spots, created by humans...
Managing fatigue and shift work in hospital-based nursing
The Safer Nursing 24/7 Project has released a draft national code of practice for managing fatigue...
Growing a successful Māori marine economy
Massey's Dr Jason Mika is helping to identify the key ingredients in a successful Māori marine...

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