ESR's world-class knowledge, research and laboratory services help our partners and clients solve complex problems and protect people in New Zealand and around the world. Read these case studies to find out how.

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Find out more about the work we do through the case studies below. Filter by science discipline for more specific results.

Making services reachable

Making services reachable

How do we enable families/whānau to succeed to ensure that all New Zealand children fulfil their potential? What are the critical causal influences on positive outcomes for family/whānau, and are there connections between them? How do these critical influences differ for ‘family’…

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Pacific water Bronwyn in Kiribati

WASH in schools

ESR is a partner with UNICEF New Zealand to deliver a range of programmes that help improve WASH (water, sanitation and hygiene) practices in the Pacific.

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Andrew Chappell Drugs in waste water testing

Drugs in wastewater

Knowing where and when drugs are most commonly used is a valuable insight for Police and other agencies to inform and target the activity.

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Yersinina team

ESR's response to the Yersinia pseudotuberculosis outbreak

Yersinia pseudotuberculosis is a bacterium that can cause fever and abdominal pain and, less commonly, diarrhoea, reactive arthritis or rash.

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Virus hunters Richard Hall HEALTH

ESR’s Virus Hunters

They are science’s answer to a squad of crack cold case detectives — a team of researchers whose mission is to identify mystery diseases which have been placed in the too-hard basket.

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Genome

Genomics Aotearoa

ESR is a partner in Genomics Aotearoa, a science platform supporting advanced genomics research.

 

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