COVID-19: OHA investigators in the media

Coronavirus cells as 3D render

One Health Aotearoa investigators have been highly sought after as opinion leaders on the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition to providing technical advice to various authorities, our investigators have featured prominently in the media in the effort to provide accurate and timely expert opinion on this developing situation and to keep New Zealand informed. A number…

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Mapping hotspots for bats may help scientists prepare for future bat-to-human viral outbreaks

In an era that has been called ‘Pandemicene’, it is important to map regions where biodiversity and people’s health are at risk. That is what School of Veterinary Science Professor David Hayman alongside his team at Massey University and collaborators based in institutions overseas have been researching since 2020. The multidisciplinary team across New Zealand,…

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ESR scientist wins HRC Explorer Grant to reduce the risk of Legionellosis

Dr Liping Pang – a science leader in ESR’s Groundwater team – is one of just 17 HRC Explorer Grant recipients nationwide. An expert in subsurface microbial transport, Dr Pang has been awarded $150,000 over two years to carry out research that will reduce the risk of water-borne Legionellosis and inform better water systems design.…

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