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

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Public lectures showcase exceptional doctoral research
Massey University is showcasing the ground-breaking research of its most exceptional doctoral...
Managers crucial to stamping out bullying in nursing
A new research report from Massey University's Healthy Work Group has outlined how managers can...
Carbon-free conference model sets new standard
A "nearly-carbon neutral conference" hosted by Massey University social scientists is featured on...
Crafting new identities – Iranian women in NZ
In migrating to New Zealand, many Iranian women have found the space and opportunity to redefine...
Breathing new life into respiratory support
New research has shed light on how an emerging therapy for respiratory support works - something...
Seven Massey staff receive PhD at graduation
Seven staff members were conferred with doctoral degrees among the more than 1400 graduates across...
Massey report shows improvements in home affordability
The latest Massey University Home Affordability Report shows an improvement in national...
Measuring wellbeing through shared prosperity
The Government will soon present its first Wellbeing Budget. But a team at Massey University has...

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