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.
Electric fence products energise farm sector
Farmers will have enhanced control and protection of their livestock and crops following Massey industrial designer Tony Parker's latest collaboration with technology company Gallagher, on a top-line series of new products ...
Geometric model could mean breakthrough in saving endangered kakapo
(PhysOrg.com) -- A mathematical model used to assess the nutrient balance of the kakapo diet has the potential to help solve one of the main challenges to saving the endangered native parrot.
Humans not always to blame for rarity
(PhysOrg.com) -- New research shows people may not be responsible for the rarity of a native tree species a finding that could change how conservation is approached.
Dotterels doing well post-Rena
(Phys.org) —Monitoring shows the population of rare New Zealand dotterels captured during the Rena oil spill has recovered well from the event.
Secrets of evolution extracted
Massey University's newest Maori PhD, Simon Hills, has taken shell collecting to a new level.
Fern's hunger-busting properties supported by research
Professor Roger Lentle, from the Institute of Food, Nutrition and Human Health at the Massey University, led a team that studied how an extract of the mamaku fern influenced stomach activity. Maori traditionally used mamaku ...
Vocabulary on decline due to fewer books
Young people are reading less and failing to build vocabulary amid a sea of text messaging and cyber chat, says literacy and child development specialist Professor Tom Nicholson.
Truth revealed in rare disaster theory
(PhysOrg.com) -- Research that supports a theory that investors need to account for rare disasters when making decisions on the stockmarket has been accepted for publication in the international top journal in finance.
Promiscuous proteins key to antibiotic resistance
(PhysOrg.com) -- The research, by molecular biologist Dr Wayne Patrick and two doctoral students, focuses on the role protein promiscuity plays in the adaptation of species to new environments the crux of all life, ...
Researchers find rare hourglass dolphin
A rare hourglass dolphin underwent a post-mortem on Friday at Massey's Coastal-Marine Pathology Unit at Albany. It is one of only a handful of carcasses of the species ever examined by scientists.