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Dr Lisa Avery

Dr Lisa Avery

Lisa Avery

 +44 (0)344 928 5428

The James Hutton Institute
Aberdeen AB15 8QH
Scotland UK


Lisa is a senior environmental microbiologist at the James Hutton Institute, where she also leads the Centre for Human and Animal Pathogens in the Environment (HAP-E) - a cross- institute interdisciplinary hub drawing together those working in this field. Her current research primarily focuses on the prevalence and transport of faecal indicator organisms and pathogens and antimicrobial resistence.

Leading Ideas

  • Natural Asset Management
  • Water Resources
  • Food Safety

Area of Strategic Research Programme

Further information the Scottish Government's Strategic Research Programme is available

  • Theme 1: Natural Assets
  • 1.2 - Water Resources
  • 1.2.1 Water and its ecosystem functions
  • 1.2.3 Water environment resilience and adaption to change