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.
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 ...
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.
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.
The origins of multicellular life
The biological world around us is dominated by multicellular plants and animals. All of these intricate forms have evolved from far simpler, single celled ancestors.
Study highlights 'true cost' of dairying
The adverse environmental effects and clean-up costs of New Zealand dairy farming have been highlighted in a United States journal.
Research project to improve literacy outcomes
Education Minister Hekia Parata says some of the country's youngest students are the focus of literacy research by experts from Massey University.
Bi-annual bat birthing helps Ebola persist
A bat-filled tree has been touted as the source of the on-going Ebola epidemic in Western Africa – now research from Massey University suggests that the twice yearly birthing of bats may also be responsible for maintaining ...
Young people overly optimistic about finances
A new survey of young New Zealanders by the Westpac-Massey Fin-Ed Centre shows that many believe their financial situation will improve in the coming year and their money management skills require no improvement.