The University of Sheffield – Partner University

For inquiries, please contact Professor Peter Monk: p.monk@sheffield.ac.uk.

Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health

Research Areas & Focuses

  1. Biofilm development in chronic wounds
  2. Biofilm in oral disease
  3. Disruption and treatment of corneal biofilm
  4. 3D models of biofilm infected bone and tissue
  5. Biofilm formation on implants – understanding mechanism
  6. Pili-based motility and chemotaxis within biofilms
  7. Understanding biofilms from wastewater FOG blockages

Facilities

Researchers

Peter Monk
Joey Shepherd
Graham Stafford
Esther Karunakaran
Craig Murdoch

Department Link

School of Clinical Dentistry

Faculty of Engineering

Research Areas & Focuses

  1. Understanding biofilms from wastewater FOG blockages
  2. Biophysical techniques for thin films (SEM, eillipsomtery, X-ray and neutron scattering
  3. Exploring the interactions between biofilms, urban water infrastructure and drinking water quality

Facilities

  • Full-scale drinking water distribution system test facility equipped for biofilm sampling
  • Flow cytometer for total and intact cell counts

Researchers

Esther Karunakaran
Catherine Biggs
Joby Boxall
Henriette Jensen
Sheila MacNeil
Isabel Douterelo
Ihtesham ur Rehman
Simon Tait
Annette Taylor
Ihtesham ur Rehman
Alan Dunbar
Katherine Fish

Department Link

Pennine Water Group, Civil and Strucutral Engineering

Faculty of Science

Facilities

Researchers

Claire Turner
William Durham
Jamie Hobbs
Simon Foster
Mark Geoghegan