• Agriculture and horticulture

    Massey grad wins New Zealand Horticulturalist of the Year award

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  • $15.6m Marsden funding record for Massey

    Research projects include investigating polyphosphate, the effect of climate change on NZ alpine flora, human genetic diversity and research into new chemical elements nihonium and oganesson.

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  • Massey research on Blue Planet II

    Postgraduate research on false killer whales features on BBC's iconic series

    (login to TVNZ OnDemand required for link below. NZ footage starts at 23.40)

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  • Research suggests lambs can be successfully weaned lighter and earlier.


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    New insight into why bird song is different at different times of day

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College of Sciences

Massey University's College of Sciences' world-leading scientists are internationally-acclaimed and ranked. Our programmes of study and research attract world-leading academics and we have active research collaborations with the world's most prestigious scientific institutions.


Massey University offers a broad range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. 


A research-led university, we promote excellence in sciences and engineering. Find out about our areas of expertise and how we make a difference.

Clinics and services

We have leading veterinary clinics and offer a full range of scientific consultancy and services available to the public and industry.


Distinguished Professors represent Massey at World Science Forum
Two Massey University distinguished professors represented the University at the World Science Forum, held in Jordan late last month.
Food technology student ready for the real world
After four years studying the Bachelor of Food Technology with Honours, 21-year-old Jeen Hwang is ready for a job in the food technology industry.
Early lamb weaning studies under way at Massey
New research from Massey University suggests that lambs can be successfully weaned lighter and earlier, with benefits for the mother as well.
Community farming solutions for people with disabilities
A Massey University lecturer is working with communities in rural Cambodia to help create community-led farming technologies for people with...
$15.6m Marsden funding a record for Massey
Massey researchers have received more than $15.6 million from the Royal Society of New Zealand's annual Marsden Fund for 26 projects, a record number...
Coral reefs may have refuge in deeper water
A Massey marine ecologist is helping to uncover the ways the world's coral reefs could survive in the face of rising global temperatures.
Aspiring chocolatier aims to help growers
Third-year Bachelor of Science student Sarah Ross hopes to one day be making her own craft chocolate with her own home-grown cacao, but her ambition...
Curious great white shark plays with camera
Massey scientists captured some astonishing footage of a great white shark on a recent research expedition to the Southwest Pacific
Ideas flow at pub lecture event
Musicologist Oli Wilson and biomechanist Sarah Shultz from Massey University joined punters at an inner-city Wellington bar this month to talk about...
Horses, changing courses and lambs in libraries
Once her exams are completed, Bachelor of AgriScience student Becky Reith will take up a graduate role in one of the country's top plant breeding and...

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Email N.Meyer@massey.ac.nz
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