• Veterinary, Animal and Biomedical Sciences Research

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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

Birdsong and sheep embryos among top PhDs
Birdsong recognition and sheep embryo growth are the topics of the latest Massey University PhD theses to be awarded prestigious Dean's List...
Spoon, balloon and more removed from birds stomach
A plastic spoon, a pink balloon and some sharp unidentifiable plastic was taken from stomach of a giant petrel at Massey University's Wildbase...
Labour MPs briefed by animal welfare science team
Members of Parliament from Palmerston North and Wigram visited Massey University's Manawatu campus yesterday and were hosted by staff of the Animal...
Older cats – when to say goodbye?
A Massey researcher is looking for study participants who have euthanased their older cat in the past six months to better understand the interplay...

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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