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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

New Zealanders needed to investigate link between COVID-19 and smell loss
New Zealanders needed to investigate link between COVID-19 and smell loss
Tracking godwits for insight into Yellow Sea region's habitat for birds
Tracking godwits' journeys from NZ to Alaska is hoped to provide information on how they cope with...
Tackling the ‘wicked’ problem of state sector gender inequity
Gender inequities in the New Zealand public service is to be the subject of a research project led...
Researchers discover new fishes at remote New Zealand island
Natural history footage uncovers new fish species on Rangitāhua- The Kermadec Islands.
Green-fingered PhD students get satisfaction from shared garden
The Graduate Research School has been trialling a garden for doctoral students at the Manawatū...
Massey researcher backs call to strengthen global extinction plan
A global 10-year strategy to halt the loss of nature is "weak" in one key area, say international...
Navigation services urgent for Māori cancer patients - researcher
With Māori 20 times more likely than non-Māori to be diagnosed with cancer, a researcher...
More support for workplace wellbeing research
The University's Healthy Work Group has been awarded $1.2 million by the Health Research Council...
Research asks how migrants feel welcome in NZ
Feeling safe, having a job, a home and access to gardens and nature - new migrants and refugees say...
Health sector needs guidelines for big data usage
Many predict the health sector will be revolutionised by big data analytics, but the level of...

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