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The Measurement Standards Laboratory of New Zealand (MSL) is New Zealand's national metrology institute.

MSL has primary responsibility to provide measurement standards in accordance with the International System of Units (SI).

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Sparks will fly!

NZ to host major electromagnetic metrology conference in 2022

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An online Introduction to MSL

Learn all about our role as New Zealand's National Metrology Institute

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Measurement in daily life

Modern society simply could not exist without measurement.

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Measurement Training

Registrations are open for Temperature and Measurement Uncertainty early 2022



Developing Metrology Technicians

MSL has introduced an apprenticeship style approach to develop new talent

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New MSL Laboratories

Nearly two years since turning the first sod, MSL's new Laboratory is complete

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Probing the quantum realm

MSL research supports the development of next-generation quantum technologies

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Use of Infrared Thermometers

Use of infrared thermometers and thermal imagers for COVID-19