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.
Ecstasy use up as methamphetamine levels off
An increase in the use of ecstasy may be due to the outlawing of the party pill drug BZP and the bad reputation of P, according to the latest findings of the illicit drugs monitoring work done by Massey University researchers.
Declining water quality threatens freshwater fish species with extinction
Increasing urbanisation and more intensive farming are killing New Zealand's freshwater fish species by degrading water quality, says the author of a report published this week by the Ministry for the Environment.
Resolving conflict an issue for many franchises
(PhysOrg.com) -- A new study into the causes and experience of conflict in the franchise sector shows that New Zealand franchisees can be disappointed with their franchising experience.
Sportspeople warned: alcohol will affect performance
(PhysOrg.com) -- Even moderate amounts of alcohol affect recovery from athletic performance, with muscle performance loss doubled in those who drank alcohol.
Early suntan helps lettuce crops
New Zealands intense ultraviolet light may be bad for the skin, but it could provide a boost for vegetable production, according to new research by a Massey University crop scientist.
Massey scientist's software finds 'orphan' planets
Software developed by a Massey University computer scientist and astrophysicist has led to the discovery of free-floating orphan planets once the subject of science fiction.
Supplement aids milk production
(PhysOrg.com) -- Massey University research has led to the development of a calf supplement that can increase milk yield in dairy cows by up to 12 per cent.
Blackcurrant research reveals health benefits
New research shows blackcurrant extracts have a beneficial effect on gut health, reducing the activity of some metabolites of pathogenic bacteria that can cause colon cancer.
Gaming machines affecting well-being
(PhysOrg.com) -- Electronic gaming machines have a detrimental impact upon the lives of those who use them and their associates, according to new research.
High intensity training helps heart patients
Cardiac patients from the community are benefiting from new exercise rehabilitation research at the University’s Exercise and Sport Science Division.