Our science team

ESR employs around 400 expert minds including the largest team of forensic, social, radiation, environmental and infectious disease scientists and epidemiologists in New Zealand.

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Our expertise, experience and networks are trusted to solve complex problems, collect, collate and analyse huge amounts of data and manage a range of critical national science assets and facilities for New Zealand. Read about our people below or use the filter to find an expert in a particular science discipline.

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Marilen Espinoza

Marilen spends much of her time in the field with medical specialists

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Megan Devane

Megan is a member of ESR’s Food and Water Environmental Microbiology Group

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Our health labs

Our health laboratories

Find out more about what our Health Laboratories are responsible for and the independent scientific advice, support and services they can assist with.

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