Read about our forensic expertise and how we help keep communities safe.
Learn about our water quality and environmental science work.
Read out ESR's COVID-19 response across the public health spectrum
Find out about our work in preventing and reducing disease.
Read about ESR’s expertise in food, pharmaceuticals and other product testing.
Read about how our science expertise is utilised around the world.
ESR’s genomic science encompasses microbial, human, meta and forensic genomics, transcriptomics and epigen omics.
ESR provides science services and research capability across a number of science disciplines.
He Whakanōhanga Rangahau a Karauna te ESR e whakarato ana i ngā ratonga rangahau me ngā kaha pūtaiao puta noa i ngā peka pūtaiao maha.
Ngā Kete is a collection of public and secured data and analytic resources, from ESR's various science disciplines.
Find out more about the work we do and the real-world impact it's having on New Zealand.
Some of our current research projects
Find references to the published work of ESR scientists across our science disciplines.
An introduction to ESR's Board of Directors.
Find out more about ESR's senior leaders.
Our people are the backbone of our organisation. Read about our leaders, scientists and our Board.
ESR's Senior Leadership Team brings together a range of expertise from science, public and business sectors.
Peter Lennox took up the role of Chief Executive at ESR in August 2020.
Trish Bolger brings considerable management experience to the role of GM Strategy.
John Bone brings 25 years of leadership and consultancy experience to the role of GM Forensics.
Chief Scientist, Dr Brett Cowan, has an eclectic range of qualifications. They include degrees in engineering, medicine and business, as well as studies in philosophical theology and ancient history.
Natalie is ESR’s General Manager People and Culture.
Jymal comes to the role of General Manager Māori Impact Group as an experienced professional leading our organisational drive to support increased impact with Māori.
Wim joined ESR in 2008 and has over 25 years' experience in managing laboratories and science teams, with a background in clinical microbiology and immunology.
Mark Ottaway’s responsibilities include finance, IT, business support, procurement and property.
Jill has joined the SLT as Joint General Manager Health and Environment – Health and is focused on helping to navigate ESR through the reforms occurring in New Zealand’s public health environment.