Harriet Whiley is a Associate Professor in environmental health and an environmental microbiologist. Her research is aimed at informing best practice control of pathogens to protect human health. As an acredited Environmental Health Officer she is passionate about facilitating the feedback loop between research and regulation. Her research areas include infection control, biofilms, water quality, food safety and risk assessment.
Harriet leads the Flinders Water Quality and Health Research Consortium https://www.flinders.edu.au/water-quality-health
and is the Water and Health theme leaders for the Biofilm Research and Innovation Consortium https://sites.flinders.edu.au/biofilm-research-innovation-consortium/
Harriet is available for Honours, Masters and PhD supervision.
PhD in Environmental Microbiology with Flinders University and the South Australian Water Corporation.
Thesis title: Using qPCR to investigate colonisation of Mycobacterium avium Complex (MAC) and Legionella spp. in South Australian potable and recycled water distribution systems.
Graduate Diploma in Environmental Health Practice, Flinders University, South Australia
Bachelor of Science (Honours), Flinders University, South Australia, Australia. (First Class)
Thesis title: Detection of opportunistic intracellular pathogens in potable water
Bachelor of Medical Science (Microbiology), Flinders University, South Australia
Vice Chancellor’s Award for Early Career Researcher, Flinders University (2016)
Course Convenor for the National Short Courses in Environmental Health
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