Veterinary Science Research

Staff within the School of Veterinary Science at Massey University conduct research across a large number of species in a wide range of disciplines. As the first and only university in New Zealand to offer veterinary science, we have a long history of expertise in veterinary-related research.

We also train scientists, consultants and veterinarians through teaching undergraduate and postgraduate students, involvement in postgraduate research projects and providing professional development opportunities.

Current research areas

Veterinary science and public health

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Veterinary science and public health

Massey undertakes research in the fields of veterinary sciences and public health.


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Companion animals and wildlife

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Companion animals and wildlife

Massey undertakes research into the health and management of companion animals, horses and wildlife.

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Equine

Equine

The Massey Equine Research Centre undertakes scientific research into health and production problems that limit horse breeding, rearing and performance.


Equine Research Centre

Production animals

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Production animals

The School of Veterinary Science has ongoing research in a range of areas including dairy cattle nutrition, sheep production and animal welfare.

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News

Campaign sets sights on Bovine Viral Diarrhoea
A national campaign is asking beef and dairy farmers across New Zealand to help develop frameworks for disease control of bovine viral diarrhoea...
Professor Nigel French recognised for food safety impact
Massey University Distinguished Professor Nigel French has received the Ministry for Primary Industries Award for Significant Contribution to Food...
Wildbase takes shag and penguin home
Horowhenua has two of its residents back - a black shag and a blue penguin - after treatment at Massey University's Wildbase Hospital.
More than $1m secured in HRC funding to reduce burden of leptospirosis
A Massey-led study has been awarded $1,199,841 from the latest Health Research Council of New Zealand (HRC) funding round to undertake a nationwide...

Postgraduate students

Massey has a wide range of relevant internationally-recognised qualifications related to veterinary science. Find out more about our qualifications and scholarships or get in touch if you are interested in particular areas outlined here.

Our staff

Our staff have a broad range of expertise across our areas of speciality. Staff are listed with their relevant area, or you can search for experts through our staff page.

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