Biological and Ecological
This project will investigate methods of controlling MRSA in a hospital environment by testing the use of silver and ultraviolet light and their effects on bacterium.
A study into how supplementing a cow’s diet with organic Selenium results in production of Selenium-enriched milk with commercial potential.
We propose to investigate the properties of bacteriophage and if it can be used as an alternative/supplement to antibiotics to treat pathogenic bacterial infections.
Research and develop a retro fit apparatus to improve the performance of existing sceptic tanks in particular the reduction of ammonia and phosphorus being discharged.
An investigation into the quality of the air surrounding Portlaoise Dump using lichens as bio-indicators.