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Veterinary, Animal and Biomedical Sciences Research

Staff within the Veterinary, Animal and Biomedical Sciences area at Massey University conduct research across a large number of species in a wide range of disciplines. As the first and only university in New Zealand to offer veterinary science, we have a long history of expertise in veterinary-related research.

We also train scientists, consultants and veterinarians through teaching undergraduate and postgraduate students, involvement in postgraduate research projects and providing professional development opportunities.

Current research areas

Veterinary sciences and public health

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Veterinary sciences and public health

Massey undertakes research in the fields of veterinary sciences and public health.


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Companion animals and wildlife

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Companion animals and wildlife

Massey undertakes research into the health and management of companion animals, horses and wildlife.

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Production animals

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Production animals

Massey has ongoing research examining beef, sheep and dairy production, as well as in the pig, poultry, deer and equine industries.

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News

How to Mend a Kea celebrates Wildbase Hospital
How to Mend a Kea, a children's book about the work at Massey University's Wildbase Hospital, is now available for purchase.
Research shows lower injury rates in New Zealand racehorses
New research has shown that racehorses in New Zealand have a lower risk of injury than in other countries, with further work needed to explain why.
Breast cancer PhD research wins Massey 3MT
Research on the "cross-talk" between breast cancer cells and immune cells that could lead to new understandings of and targeted treatment for the...
Massey graduate named California’s top veterinarian
Massey University Bachelor of Veterinary Science graduate Dr Andrew Moffatt has been named California's top veterinarian.

Postgraduate students

Massey has a wide range of relevant internationally-recognised qualifications related to veterinary science. Find out more about our qualifications and scholarships or get in touch if you are interested in particular areas outlined here.

Our staff

Our staff have a broad range of expertise across our areas of speciality. Staff are listed with their relevant area, or you can search for experts through our staff page.

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