Fiona Barker


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Fiona is the Deputy Director of Research for the Revitalising Informal Settlements and their Environments (RISE) project in Makassar, Indonesia and Suva, Fiji. 

Fiona was awarded her PhD, entitled “Wastewater reuse – modelling the human health risks with various reuse applications”, in 2015 from The University of Melbourne and completed a Bachelor of Environmental Science at The University of Waterloo in Canada . 

Fiona is a Research Fellow in the Planetary Health Division within the School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine. Fiona’s areas of interest include the links between water and human health, and data management and data systems that underpin FAIR data.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 6 - Clean Water and Sanitation
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 15 - Life on Land

Research area keywords

  • Data Management/Analysis
  • Quantitative Microbial Risk Assessment
  • Waterborne Disease
  • Public Health
  • Water Recycling
  • Health Risk Assessment
  • Alternative Water Sources
  • Modelling
  • Data Security & Protection

Collaborations and top research areas from the last five years

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