• Project No 4051
  • Project Name CSG Fraccing chemicals toxicity assessment
  • Lead Organisation Department of Health Queensland
  • Research Lead Griffith University
  • Main Researcher Madeleine Payne
  • Completion Year 2012

National Research Priority: Liveability

Project Description

This project characterised the acute cytotoxicity of a hydraulic fracturing fluid using a human gastrointestinal cell line and, using this data, contribute to the understanding of potential human health risks posed by Coal Seam Gas (CSG) extraction in Queensland.

Honours Thesis completed by Madeleine Payne in October 2012.