- Project No 4958
- Project Name Point-of-care rapid detection of harmful pathogens
- Lead Organisation Water Research Australia
- Research Lead RMIT University
- Main Researcher Alka Rani
Waterborne pathogens cause millions of people to be sick each year globally, putting a burden on hospitals and having financial implications. This research aims to identify the waterborne pathogens at the point of need, sample collection sites, water plants, treatment plants, water quality check points and drinking water quality assurance etc. The research outcomes will inform best practice for clean drinking water supply to the community thus improving public health and wellbeing.
PhD Thesis underway by Alka Rani.