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.

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

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

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Our off-site Research Farm is a unique and versatile facility for the study of sheep nutrition, health and reproductive biology.

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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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