Water & Health joint workshop with RSC WSF a success! Write up by Richard Luxton, chair for the day
February 15th, 2018
SWIG and the RSC WSF group held a joint workshop on ‘Water & Health’ kindly hosted by the IBST at UWE, Bristol, on 31 January 2018. Richard Luxton, Chair for the day provides a write up of the day:
This was a well-attended event was run in conjunction with the Royal Society of Chemistry, Water Science Forum group. It was held at the Exhibition and Conference Centre in Bristol with 12 companies and organisations taking stands. Prof Nigel Silman from PHE set the scene for the day by giving a good overview of water borne disease and techniques used to detect these disease. The session ended with a challenge for companies and researchers to develop a robust, low cost (bio) sensor for the rapid detection of pathogens...
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