Read about our forensic expertise and how we help keep communities safe.
Learn about our water quality and environmental science work.
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.
Learn how our social scientists are helping to solve complex problems.
ESR is a Crown Research Institute that provides science services and research capability across a number of science disciplines. Find out more about our expertise.
Find references to the published work of ESR scientists across our science disciplines.
Read about how our research is helping to solve problems that our clients face
Some of our current research projects
Supported by a dedicated Research Office, our research scientists are leaders in their field and utilise their applied science knowledge to their research programmes. Read about some of our research.
Read about the scientists and other fantastic people that make up ESR!
Find out about the senior leaders of our organisation.
An introduction to the people that make up ESR's Board of Directors.
Our people are the backbone of our organisation. Read about our scientists, leaders and our Board.
Keeping people safe, healthy and prosperous since 1992
ESR Health, Environmental and Forensic Service laboratories - holiday hours 2019/2020
Dr Keith McLea, ESR’s Chief Executive, has announced his intention to step down from the role he has held for the past six years.
Read about our drinking water and groundwater testing
How next generation sequencing is changing how we do science
Read about ESR's specialised environmental radiochemistry lab
Find out about our forensic expertise and crime scene investigations
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