Research support at Massey

Massey University is committed to investing in the next generation of researchers by creating an environment where the world’s best researchers can flourish. Massey University aims to enable, develop and support world class researchers who are creative, forward-thinking, and autonomous problem solvers engaging in national and international communities of research practice.

Who is Research and Enterprise and what services do we provide?

The Research and Enterprise (R&E) office is the hub of the Massey University system in supporting researchers.  Research support is also provided in each of the five colleges (i.e. Creative Arts, Health, Business School, Sciences and Humanities and Social Sciences). R&E activities include:

Graduate Research School

Whether you are a current or prospective doctoral student, thinking of applying for a higher research degree, you will find everything you need to know about doctoral study here. GRS creates an excellent experience for doctoral students and provides great support. 

ADMISSION CONTACT

CANDIDACY CONTACT

EXAMINATION CONTACT

Researcher development

Explore extensive research resources, support and developmental opportunities to help you through your doctoral journey.  Supervisors can also develop management skills through a variety of course offerings. The researcher development team is committed to providing helpful training and advice to researchers throughout their research career.

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Research ethics

The Research Ethics team is responsible for the provision of advisory and specialised administrative support to staff and student researchers to ensure that research is conducted in a responsible and ethical manner. They also manage activities of five committees (i.e. Human ethics: Northern, Southern A & B, Animal Ethics and Genetic Technology) and maintain application procedures.

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Commercialisation and business development

Exploring great ideas is part of how we extend our understanding and it’s also what successful companies are built on. Massey offers sound benefits to staff and students who choose to develop their ideas into business practice and commercialisation with our very experienced and knowledgeable team.

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Research funding

The Research Development Advisor team is available to assist you throughout the research process; from developing partnerships and research ideas, connecting you with researchers, applying for funding, proposal writing and budget development, managing your project and reporting your results.

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Contracts (legal services)

Our Contracts team has extensive knowledge in preparing, collaborating and reviewing legal agreements and contracts (e.g. Research and Consultancy Agreements, Intellectual Property Agreements, Non-disclosure Agreements, contract law and intellectual property law).  In addition, the team provides legal advice to a small number of Massey business units

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Project management

Has your research proposal been successful? Congrats! The talented Post Awards team are responsible for all financial services and reporting deadlines/milestones associated with the execution and management of funded research projects and formalisation of business relationships with partners and funders and students.

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Scholarships

Interested in pursuing undergraduate or postgraduate study? Massey University offers students a wide range of scholarships and grants that are designed to support academic and research excellence. Our scholarships team can help you through the process, should you require it.

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Research information management

Our Research Information Management team provides essential support for institutional research management and the planning and implementation of strategy and policy for research and enterprise functions. This group serves as the key linkage point for institutional monitoring of research performance and provides governance support for all research-related committees and PBRF.

RIMSHelpdesk

Symplectic System CONTACT

PBRF CONTACT

Check out some our amazing researchers showcased in our new magazine:

Rangahau - Research at Massey University (2018)

For more information please head to one of the colleges below or contact one of our Research Development Advisors.

ADDITIONAL RESEARCH SUPPORT

COLLEGE OF CREATIVE ARTS
Research Development Advisor - Rebecca Reed

COLLEGE OF HEALTH
Research Development Advisor - Dr Emma Hughes

COLLEGE OF HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES
Research Development Advisor - Dr Emma Hughes

COLLEGE OF SCIENCES
Research Development Advisors:
Agriculture and Environment - Dr Kate Arentsen
Fundamental Sciences/Natural & Mathematical Sciences - Rebecca Reed

MASSEY BUSINESS SCHOOL
Research Development Advisor - Dr Jo Innes

Research Development Advisor, Māori - Dr Simon Hills

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