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.
'Stick men' may be rendered obsolete in insect world
(PhysOrg.com) -- Male stick insects are becoming increasingly redundant, with new research showing some New Zealand female stick insects can reproduce as efficiently on their own as with a male mate.
Cuckoo's copying an evolutionary curiosity
(PhysOrg.com) -- A new study of brood parasitism in birds has shown that the nest-poaching New Zealand shining cuckoo's ability to mimic its grey warbler host is an evolutionary curiosity.
Eruption's agricultural risk analysed
(Phys.org) -- Massey University researchers say ash from this weeks Mt Tongariro eruption poses no great human health or agricultural threat.
Fair trade coffee - good for cafes and growers
While fair trade coffee results in more money in the pockets of coffee growers in developing countries, it can also bring better returns for cafés here in New Zealand.
GPS to track blue sheep and snow leopard
(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists hope to improve the survival odds of the endangered snow leopard in Nepal by venturing into the remote Himalayas to study its main prey, the Bharal or blue sheep.
Sheep study finds young mothers have more lambs
(PhysOrg.com) -- New research suggests that being a young mother is not a bad thing for a sheep and may mean ewes have more lambs that are just as healthy than those that are older when first bred.
Report calls for energy-smart food
(PhysOrg.com) -- A Massey University energy expert says the global agriculture industry, including that of New Zealand, must reduce its dependence on fossil fuels to secure food supply in the future.
Digital microscope revolutionizes climate research
A ground breaking intelligent digital microscope developed at Massey University looks set to revolutionize climate research.
Class size matters to those who struggle most
Research shows that class size does matter; and that it matters most for socio-economically disadvantaged learners, the very groups that the Government says it is most concerned about, says Massey University Professor of ...
PhD research advances understanding on how to mitigate methane emissions
(PhysOrg.com) -- A comparison of methane emissions from three ruminant species eating different forages, with and without feed additives, found chicory will reduce methane emissions in sheep - but also highlighted the challenges ...