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

Blake Ambassador Awards for two Massey students
Two Massey students have been awarded two of the eleven highly-sought after Blake Ambassador Awards to further their passion for conservation.
International leptospirosis conference coming to Manawatū
Some of the best minds from around the globe will gather at Massey University to share learnings on a disease which harms animals and humans alike.
Massey builds agriculture and veterinary science
Massey University will build on its strengths in agriculture and veterinary science with two new schools to lead these areas.
Children’s book celebrates wildlife hospital
The latest release from Massey University Press, How to Mend a Kea, proves it takes a village to write a book.

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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