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Research Direction
Research Focus
Impacts of Environment on Human Health
  • Impact of chemicals on human health through the environment (including food)

  • Biological and toxicological actions of chemicals

  • Factors modulating health and environmental impact of chemicals

  • Impact of climate change on health and emerging disease
Development of Technology for Environmental Health
  • Development of biologically active compounds for  pharmaceutical and agricultural uses

  • Technology for production, detection, monitoring, treatment, detoxification, reduction, reuse, recycling and rehabilitation

  • New and innovative/cutting edge technology

  • Technology involved in mitigation of global warming
Safety and Risk Assessment and Management of Chemicals
  • Environmental pollutants

  • Pharmaceutical chemicals

  • Food (food supplements, food contaminants, preservatives and additives)

  • Agrochemicals

  • Industrial chemicals

  • Occupational health and safety
       * Additional Foci
           - Global warming: Impact on environment and health
           - Alternative energy