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HAPE Key projects and outputs

Current projects

  • Transfer of MAP from soil to plant to silage (Quality Meat Scotland, 2013-14)
  • Ecology of Cryptosporidium (Quality Meat Scotland, 2013-14)
  • The capacity and pathogenic potential of bacteria that internalise into plant tissue (Food Standards Agency, 2014-16)
  • Defining the interactions between plant cell walls and bacterial surface factors (The Leverhulme Trust, 2012-15)
  • Effect of maintenance and different raw water quality parameters on ultraviolet (UV) disinfection in private water supplier in Scotland (Scottish Government and Scottish Water, 2013-14)
  • Identification and characterisation of EHEC adherence factors that interact with plant tissue (Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council, 2011-14)
  • Water for Biogas - Biogas for Water (Royal Society and Department for International Development, 2013-14)
  • Aquavalens – Microbially Safe Drinking Water (EU FP7, 2013-18)
  • TICKLESS tick control in sheep in Norway (Norwegian Research Council, 2011-14)
  • Faecal Source Tracking and Sediment-indicator interactions (Scottish Government Rural and Environment Science and Analytical Services, 2011-16)
  • Development of a DNA archive for Waters in Scotland (Scottish Government Rural and Environment Science and Analytical Services, 2011-16)

Past projects

  • Centre of Excellence: Epidemiology, population health and infectious disease control (Scottish Government, 2006-2012)
  • QMS Soil sampling and analysis to inform disease management and soil health (Quality Meat Scotland, 2011-2013)
  • Pathogen surface characteristics and transport through catchments (Natural Environment Research Council, 2008-2012)
  • Clostridia and indicator organisms dynamics through Anaerobic Digestion (WRAP, Society for Applied Microbiology, 2012)
  • Potential of small-scale biogas digesters to improve livelihoods and long term sustainability of ecosystem services in sub-Saharan Africa (Department for International Development, 2012)
  • Paraban sub-project on influence of environment on paraTB (Scottish Government, 2010-2013)
  • Climate change and the host searching behaviour of ticks (University of Western Australia, 2012)
  • Risk Assessment of Application of composted wastes to land (WRAP, 2008-2009)
  • Water quality and ecosystem function (WP 3.4.1); Riparian and catchment processes (WP 3.4.2); Ecosystem resilience and recovery (WP 3.4.3); Evaluation best management practices (WP 3.5.2) (Scottish Government, 2006-2011).
  • The role of animal dispersal in spreading and controlling tick-borne diseases (Macaulay Development Trust, 2007-2010)
  • Ecological drivers of wildlife disease - a scoping study (Scottish Government, 2004-2006)
  • Proof of concept- a novel technology for detection of multiple microbial species (Scottish Enterprise, 2008-2010)

Key outputs

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Areas of Interest

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