Facilities and expertise

The Liggins Institute is home to a state-of-the-art laboratory and a family-friendly clinical research unit for studies in babies, children and adults.

Aerial shot of Ngapouri Farm

Ngapouri Research Farm has an international reputation for its work in sheep-based biomedical, basic and applied research.

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Liggins Institute Analytical and Molecular Research Laboratory

We have the capability and facilities to support a wide range of biomedical and clinical research. Learn about our equipment and how you can gain access to it.

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Liggins Institute scientists use mathematical modelling

Liggins scientists use mathematical modelling to predict how our discoveries will improve long-term community health.

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Pregnant mothers sitting cross-legged

The Human Health Research Services platform hosted by the Liggins Institute provides access to end-to-end support for human health research projects.

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Liggins researcher and clinical trial participant

Our researchers are investigating how early life events affect a child’s short and long-term health, as well as the role of nutrition and exercise in aging.

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Len Science

LENScience facilitates connections between schools, organisations and health professionals, to support education-led strategies that empower young people.

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Analytical and Molecular Research Platform

The Analytical and Molecular Research Platform has advanced laboratory equipment and expert staff to analyse samples from research projects and clinical trials.

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Ngapouri Research Farm ewes

Research involving small and large animal studies, and the stringent welfare, safety and ethics of this.

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Research discoveries at the Liggins Institute also have applications to the food and pharmaceutical industries.

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