Dr Richard Quilliam is senior lecturer in Environmental Biology, with research interests in water quality and sanitation, environmental pathogen ecology, conflicting ecosystem services, sustainable agriculture & aquaculture, and sustainable disease & waste management. His work adopts methods and theories from both the natural & social sciences and employs both qualitative & participatory approaches with a significant level of engagement with local communities.
A long and dusty day of fieldwork in Sierra Leone, West Africa (January 2016).
Biological and Environmental Sciences (BES), within the Faculty of Natural Sciences at the University of Stirling, has a strong reputation for research in environmental & ecological sciences and the science that underpins water & food security, and places considerable emphasis on the impact of its research. BES is a leading centre for nationally and internationally excellent field and laboratory based specialist research, and has a unique focus on the relationships between people and the environment. Our findings are used to inform policy makers and practitioners in environmental regulation, planning and management.