ESR undertakes a range of research that both informs our work and helps solve our clients' problems. To read examples of the research we have undertaken, sortable by science discipline, read the case studies below.

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Research case studies

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Optimising the process for microplastic analysis

Microplastics are small plastic particles in the environment that come from a variety of sources, including cosmetics, clothing, and industrial processes.

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Engaging communities to reduce contaminants in biowaste

Every day we use dozens of household cleaning products and personal care products. These get flushed down the drain and into our wastewater systems or septic tanks, but what happens to them when they're out in our environment?

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Listeriosis in New Zealand

The Listeria research programme by NZFSSRC focuses on food safety risk management of Listeria.

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Healthy Tonga

Providing public and environmental health support to the tourism industry in Tonga

ESR works in partnership with the Tongan Ministry of Commerce, Tourism and Labour and the Tongan Ministry of Health to provide public and environmental health support to the tourism industry in Tonga. 

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Identifying the source of faecal contamination

When waterways become contaminated with faeces, an important step in contamination management is identifying the source of the pollution.

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