Biosecurity and epidemiology research and consultancy


Biosecurity Research specialises in developing biosecurity preparedness response plans, systems, training and exercises.


Biosecurity Research has expertise in epidemiological research into pest and disease outbreaks, and investigating factors affecting productivity, particularly in association with plant based industries.

Biosecurity preparedness example

Red imported fire ant (RIFA) exercise scenario developed to train biosecurity operational responders and estimate resource requirements for movement controls, surveillance and organism management

Epidemiological research example

Quantification of productivity impacts and identification of risk factors for the development of kiwifruit bacterial blight caused by an outbreak in New Zealand of Pseudomonas syringae pv. actinidiae