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

Security, facilities alleviate loneliness – study
Living in a friendly, secure neighbourhood is one of the key ways to keep loneliness and isolation...
Are sheep hanging around waterways?
Massey researchers are looking into the behaviour of sheep around waterways and how this impacts on...
Burden of leptospirosis explored at forum
The burden of human leptospirosis in New Zealand will be discussed at a forum in Wellington today...
Pacific diabetes study leads to $125k grant
A Massey University student has been awarded a $125,790 Pacific Health Research PhD Scholarship...
Women’s right to enter Parliament - 100 years ago
Very few people alive today can recall a time when there were no women in Parliament. Feminist...
Keeping Spanish language alive on the home front
Colombian-born teacher Andrea Ceron shifts easily between speaking her native Spanish and English,...
Technology’s double-bind for working women
Smartphones and other mobile devices amplify the patriarchal values that are part of our culture,...
Māori youth at centre of new resource
Tōu Ake Mana, a new practice framework developed from research by Massey University School of...
Modest improvements in home affordability continue
The latest Massey University Home Affordability Report shows improvement in national affordability...
Methamphetamine prices drop to record low
The price of a gram of methamphetamine has dropped to record lows in three North Island regions,...

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