News and Media Releases

H1N1 Flu Virus

Bless you!

8 March 2017

A sneeze is often the first sign of the flu. The flu and other respiratory illnesses have a huge impact on the health and well-being of New Zealand families.

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ESR's MinION hard at work!

2 March 2017

At ESR we have our very own MinION hard at work as our scientists look at the application of real-time DNA sequencing technology to our science.

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A smashing brew

8 February 2017

Crushed glass can out-perform sand as an effective filter media for wastewater treatment and is a sustainable alternative to sending glass to landfill.

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ESR goes to Hong Kong

22 December 2016

What started as an email inquiry a couple of years ago has landed ESR a contract to provide environmental background radioactivity monitoring in Hong Kong.