ESR can call on its diverse range of expertise to help solve problems and provide advice. ESR's social systems experts use their systems thinking and research background to address challenging or intractable problems that involve high levels of complexity and uncertainty. Our water and environmental scientists work with community groups to improve water quality, wastewater solutions and sanitation. Our food experts can assist with understanding the safety of mahinga kai or traditional food sources. Our forensic scientists can use their expertise in 3D visualisation and drone technology to capture and record visual information. We have a wide range of skills and expertise to support you.
Read about some of our work with community and not for profit sectors below or contact us to find out how we can help.
Improving understanding of food safety risks associated with mahinga kai
ESR is developing an environmental risk assessment framework that can be used to determine if mahinga kai (wild food) at specific sites is safe for human consumption.Read more
Making services reachable
How do we enable families/whānau to succeed to ensure that all New Zealand children fulfil their potential? What are the critical causal influences on positive outcomes for family/whānau, and are there connections between them? How do these critical influences differ for ‘family’...Read more