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Official Opening and World Metrology Day 2021

The Measurement Standards Laboratory celebrates the official opening of the new building that houses Temperature and Electrical Standards on World Metrology Day 2021.


New era of apprenticeships

News | 11 December 2020

A new era of Apprentices

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Kiwi kilogram flies to Paris

News | 19 October 2020

While 2020 has seen many Kiwis’ travel plans disrupted or altogether halted, one important and regular trip from our shores to Paris has still managed to take place. But it may be for the last time.

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Use of infrared thermometers and thermal imagers for COVID-19

News | 5 June 2020

Non-contact infrared thermometry systems (infrared thermometers and thermal imagers) are being increasingly used to measure skin temperature as a proxy for core body temperature as a means to detect people with fever associated with COVID-19.

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COVID-19 Assistance

News | 15 September 2021

MSL COVID-19 Assistance

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World Metrology Day Celebration

Event | 20 May 2020

The Measurement Standards Laboratory is celebrating World Metrology day 2020 virtually

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New MSL Laboratories

News | 11 June 2020

Nearly two years on from turning the first sod, MSL now has a new Laboratory.

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Elaborate Newsletters

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September 2021

In this edition, we introduce our first online training module, bid farewell to long-standing Manager, Kevin Gudmundsson, update you on our training courses and promote on how we proudly support House of Science.

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June 2021

The MSL Training Courses are back again after the COVID disruptions in 2020. Don't delay and get registered now before early bird rates end on 12 July. Also read about our new staff and Electrical Technical Guide.

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April 2021

On 20 May 2021 we welcome visitors back to our Gracefield site to celebrate World Metrology Day as well as the official opening of our new laboratories.

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December 2020

Meri kirihimete! This month we are advertising for a Research Scientist, we celebrate Yin Hsien Fung's Early Career Researcher award, boast about our successful apprentice programme and let you know about our Christmas shutdown hours.

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October 2020

This month we farewell Director Fleur Francois but celebrate the new interactive webpage. We are also very excited about the launch of a resource kit for primary school teachers to teach Measurement Science.

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July 2020

Thank you for your support of our virtual event to celebrate World Metrology Day on 20 May 2020. Read about our response to COVID-19 and how our commissioning project for the new laboratories is about to commence.