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

$1.2m funding for allergy and asthma prevention research
A grant from the Health Research Council of New Zealand's annual project funding round will enable...
Massey researcher second Māori woman to be awarded $5m HRC programme grant
Professor Helen Moewaka Barnes, Te Kapotai, Ngapuhi-nui-tonu, has been awarded nearly $5 million to...
Māori attitudes on the environment canvassed
How do Māori balance being modern-day consumers and traditional kaitiakitanga (guardians) of...
Why we need to look at decline, not just growth
Dr Murray MacRae's PhD thesis on forecasting the decline of technology found the more complicated...
Taste-test new meat product at National Fieldays
Massey is asking the public to taste-test a potential new beef product developed from dairy-origin...
Understanding high suicide rate in building sector
More support for mental health interventions and education initiatives aimed at suicide prevention...
Supporting farming families during times of stress
New research suggests health promotion campaigns could have a detrimental impact on some farmers...
Wellington graduation sees four staff receive doctorates
Four staff members were conferred with doctoral degrees at Wellington graduation last Thursday.
Study looks at app for parents of premature babies
Being a new parent of a newborn admitted to a neonatal unit is stressful and challenging. A mobile...
The role religion plays in workplace behaviour
Understanding the relationship between religion and ethical decision-making is important for...

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