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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

Researchers seek to understand sleep support for perinatal mothers
Researchers from the Sleep/Wake Research Centre are hoping to develop an understanding of the...
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Virtual reality has been found to be an effective treatment method for anxiety, according to a new...
New infographics provide insights from women coaches
Insights into women coaches in Aotearoa New Zealand are revealed in a series of three infographics...
Vegetables come first for PhD student
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New study highlights differences in New Zealand beef
Pasture-raised beef is the cornerstone of the New Zealand meat industry. But do we really...
New research reveals emerging environmental contaminants of concern in NZ dolphins
Scientists have revealed emerging environmental contaminants of concern within New Zealand...
Contraception choices highlighted by Massey researcher on podcast
Health Psychologist Dr Tracy Morison has shared her research on the complexities around...
Giant Waikato penguin: school kids discover new species
A giant fossilised penguin discovered by Hamilton school children has been revealed as a new...
Story-sharing research project looks at service engagement and unmet needs in healthcare
Wāhi Kōrero, an online platform providing people an anonymous space to share their...
MBIE funding awarded to researchers for innovative, cutting-edge projects
Four projects led by Massey University researchers have been awarded more than $12 million in the...