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

Greenshell mussels beneficial in the fight against osteoarthritis
New research shows eating NZ Greenshell mussels may help in combatting early stages of...
Pacific Islands resilient as COVID-19 topples tourism
Improved wellbeing through turning to traditional practices of growing food and fishing during the...
Massey academics study the Kiwi pandemic response in new major paper
Two Massey academics have co-authored a paper exploring New Zealand's response to the pandemic...
Watering down the pain in women
New research from Massey University's College of Health is testing whether a woman's level of...
Future foods and alternative proteins the focus of a $3m programme
Professor Joanne Hort will lead a team of researchers to investigate what consumers do and don't...
PhD student creates soil filters to remove phosphorus from wastewater
A team of Massey scientists are working with local councils to help remove phosphorus from...
Improving water quality in King Country key aim for Massey professors
Professor Russell Death and Professor Ian Fuller have been granted $50,000 from the Our Land and...
Massey research brings rooftop icon to ground level
A research project from Massey's Toi Rauwhārangi College of Creative Arts is bringing an...
Te reo the focus of new Q&A system
Professor Ruili Wang will work alongside a wider team of researchers to develop the first...
Challenges of parenting disabled children during a pandemic
Two Massey researchers are calling for more support from the Ministry of Education and disability...

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