Centre for Environmental Health and Engineering
Our Centre is a designated World Health Organization (WHO) Collaborating Centre for the protection of water quality and health.
We provide support to international governments through international agencies such as WHO, Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO) and relief organisations such as Oxfam, UNICEF and Medicins Sans Frontier (MSF).
We are a multidisciplinary research centre with international expertise which undertakes research activities and services that address today’s environmental and public health global challenges. Projects cover the entire water, wastewater, pollution cycle and encompass topics such as:
- Water resources surveillance
- Modelling and management
- Advanced water and wastewater treatment
- Resource recovery
- Pollution control and waste management
- Water quality and public health
- Risk assessment and management.
Study with us
Our research activities form an integral part of our successful masters course. It attracts overseas students and professionals who wish to take advantage of the considerable global interest in water, wastewater, sanitation, public health, pollution and waste management to develop their careers.
Prizes we've won
Head of Centre
Professor Prashant Kumar
Associate Dean (International), Professor and Chair in Air Quality and Health; Founding Director, Global Centre for Clean Air Research (GCARE)
Dr Stephen Battersby
Visiting Senior Research Fellow, Chartered Environmental Health Practitioner, Environmental Health and Housing Consultant
Professor Matthias Maier
Professor Paul Sherlock
Formerly of Oxfam and Coordinator of Water and Sanitation Emergencies, UNICEF