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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...

Visit the Centre for Service and Working Dog Health website

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

Nutrition concern for older adults at home
Researchers are calling for screening of vulnerable older adults at risk of poor nutrition and...
Sir Charles Hercus Health Research Fellowship awarded for alcohol study
Dr Taisia Huckle has been awarded a Sir Charles Hercus Health Research Fellowship from the Health...
Children's Holocaust Memorial exhibit unveiled
A moving memorial to children, murdered in the Holocaust has special resonance for its creator,...
Swarmstorm design to benefit beekeepers
Hobby beekeepers could have a new product to recollect swarms and maintain bee reproduction rates...
Investigating the impact of young onset dementia
Dementia is often seen as a disease of the elderly, however the young onset of dementia is a...
Sophisticated new “plumbing” for Keeble paddocks
Massey University's sheep and beef research farm, Keebles, will be a focal point for new nutrient...
Researchers play part in French and Belgian WWI commemorations
Two Massey University researchers are part of official centenary commemorations in northern France...
Mental health impact a legacy of WWI?
Massey University war historian Professor Glyn Harper says that mental health problems are one of...
Promoting health through waka ama
Waka ama is one of the fastest growing sports in New Zealand. Now researchers have joined advocates...
Seniors gather data on age-friendly communities
Teams of senior citizens are getting out on the streets around New Zealand to gather data on how...

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