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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.

STEM Taupulega

Raising Pasifika student achievement in science

ESR is contributing to an New Zealand Qualification Authority (NZQA) advisory group to help lift Pasifika student achievement in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM).

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Swimming and drinking water resources created by ESR Māori scientist and Mahia tamariki

ESR Māori Impact Scientist Georgia Bell (Ngāti Maniapoto, Pare Hauraki and Ngāti Pu) has inspired pupils from Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Te Perehuia in Mahia about the value of science, by working with them to develop books conveying important…

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Evidence based policing centre opening

Evidence based policing

ESR, New Zealand Police and the University of Waikato have joined forces to establish a world-class research centre to help better inform Police in their work to prevent crime and protect the public.

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Border to Grave

New psychoactive substances (also known as ‘synthetic cannabis’, ‘party pills’ and ‘legal highs’) are proliferating internationally at an unprecedented rate.

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Genomics DNA

Next generation DNA

As profiling of DNA, and its sister compound RNA, continues to evolve, ESR is at the forefront of research and development in this area with a thriving research programme and product development.

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New Zealand Customs ESR Screening Laboratory

Every day thousands of people, packages and large amounts of cargo arrive at the New Zealand border and enter the country.

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