Massey University was established in 1927 as a public university in New Zealand. Today, Massey University has three campuses, Manawatu, Albany, and Wellington with satellite facilities throughout New Zealand and a distance learning component. Massey University's student body consists of 37,000 undergraduate and graduate students with a strong emphasis in agriculture, aviation, science and veterinary medicine. Massey also has New Zealand's largest business college.
Cow GPS aids sustainable grazing research
Scientists from Massey University have confirmed what farmers have known for years –cows do not like to walk uphill.
New study pits big data against intuition
A Massey University PhD student is delving into the decision-making processes of companies to understand whether judgement calls based on big data produce better outcomes.
Report finds freshwater life is on the way out
The majority of New Zealand's freshwater species are disappearing. That's the message of the Society for Conservation Biology's new report, which two of New Zealand's leading freshwater ecologists Massey University's Dr Mike ...
Yeast key to understanding cell division
A team of scientists has discovered that a protein in common baker's yeast helps control cell division – findings that may have implications for understanding diseases such as cancer. A protein called Yih1, for Yeast Homologue ...
New Zealand's 'invisible' Anglo-Indians in new research focus
While the tumultuous world of 19th century Anglo-Indian politics and history has gripped television viewers here with the British television drama Indian Summers, a Massey University social scientist is keen to find out more ...
Corals need more than warm water to grow
Ecologists from Massey University, the Australian Institute of Marine Science and the University of Queensland have debunked a commonly held belief that ocean warming will lead to coral reef expansion into temperate seas.
Advancing the science of native species reintroduction
Although New Zealand has a long history of attempting to reintroduce native species into their former habitats, projects have been poorly conceived, poorly monitored and had poor success say New Zealand's leading reintroduction ...
Research calculates the value of free trial offers
Free trials are wildly popular, but customers attracted by these promotions behave very differently to normal customers, according to new research by a Massey University marketing professor.
Spatial mapping reveals importance of Hauraki Gulf waters
The most extensive spatial mapping of the Hauraki Gulf waters has identified a new area of importance for nationally endangered bottlenose dolphins, as well as demonstrating how these waters are used by two other protected ...
Herb mixes increase performance, quality and profit
Specialised herb-clover mixes may be the answer to improving both reproductive performance of sheep, and lamb finishing weights – and ultimately also increasing profit.