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.
Technology essential to children's success, professor says
(Phys.org)—Children need access to technology if they want to succeed in the 21st century with so many of the world's transactions done over the internet, says Massey Professor Mark Brown.
Gorillas, unlike humans, gorge protein yet stay slim
(PhysOrg.com) -- A Massey University scientist's study on how wild gorillas in Uganda stay healthy by gorging on protein has highlighted fundamental differences in the way eating habits of various species evolve.
Researcher shines a light on crop growth
New funding will help a Massey University researcher develop lighting technology that will assist crop growth.
Wealth makes no difference to teaching financial skills, research finds
Research has found wealthy people often fail to formally pass on financial literacy skills to the next generation. This is despite the fact that many have concerns about the ability of their intended heirs to manage their ...
Birds invent new songs in evolutionary fast-forward
Native North Island saddlebacks have developed such distinctive new songs in the last 50 years that it is not clear if birds on one island recognise what their neighbors are singing about, a Massey University study shows.
Innovative designer re-thinks the refrigerator, aims to save energy
Third-year industrial design student Ben de la Roche has been shortlisted for the international Electrolux Design Lab 2012 Award for his design of an open refrigeration wall.
Chilean biologist saving forests with frogs
(Phys.org)—Chilean biologist Virginia Moreno is besotted with frogs. So much so that she is taking on the might of the forestry industry to study one frog in particular – Chile's critically endangered mountain frog, Telmatobufo ...
Critically endangered parakeets back from the brink on Maud Island
(Phys.org)—The critically endangered orange-fronted parakeets are thriving at Maud Island in the Marlborough Sounds, a new study has found.
Slick, slim rail design to unclog city routes
(PhysOrg.com) -- A driverless, electric-powered light rail system designed to whisk commuters more efficiently around central Auckland (New Zealand) and across the harbour bridge could appeal to people who snub existing public ...
Bird molecules challenge to Moa's Ark theory
(PhysOrg.com) -- The so-called "Moa's Ark" theory - that New Zealand's animal and plant life has evolved largely untouched over 80 million years since the Gondwana supercontinent broke up - is being challenged by new molecular ...