Projects and Publications

Research projects

  • Investigating factors influencing the survival of Salmonella in raw egg products and identifying control mechanisms to protect public health.
  • Assessing pathways of pesticide exposure in children of professional pesticide handler.
  • The potential to control Strongyloides stercoralis in the environment using chemical agents (nematicides).
  • Transport and retention of microorganisms in porous media under different experimental conditions.
  • Development of an environmental health model for municipal solid waste management in a rapidly urbanizing area of northeast Thailand.
  • Microbiology of a high rate algal pond.
  • Nematophagous and nematotoxic fungi as biological control measures for Strongyloides stercoralis.
  • Toxicological and Microbiological Study of Rainwater used for Drinking in South Australia.
  • Advanced Integrated Treatment of Pig slurry for Algal Biomass Production and Improved Pig Health.
  • Inclined Planes for improved pathogen removal in high rate algal ponds (HRAPs).
  • Clandestine Drug Laboratories in South Australia.
  • Quantifying Microbial Risk Factors from the Consumption of Wastewater Irrigated Salad Crops.

Areas of research

  • Environmental microbiology
  • Environmental engineering
  • Water quality, water reuse and wastewater treatment
  • Biofilms
  • Indigenous environmental health issues
  • Community engagement in environmental health
  • Nematology
  • Environmental toxicology
  • Food microbiology
  • Molecular biology
  • Public health
  • Mycology
  • Indoor air quality