Sewage Analysis CORe group Europe

Sewage Analysis CORe group Europe (SCORE)

SCORE will develop and expand an existing pan-European inter-disciplinary network, bringing together experts from relevant disciplines interested in the application and development of using the quantitative measurement of human biomarkers in sewage to evaluate lifestyle, health and exposure at the community level.


News / Archives

October 14th, 2016 Webinar by Malcolm Reid: Introduction to wastewater based epidemiology - More
September 9th, 2016 Monitoring 2015 - More
May 16th, 2016 Workshop Non-Target Screening embedded in (Open Access) Platforms and Multidisciplinary Links - More
May 9th, 2016 Pipe Dreams: Tapping into the Health Information in Our Sewers - More
March 16th, 2016 Interview with Kevin Thomas on the radio - More
March 16th, 2016 Illicit drugs in wastewater - advances in wastewater-based drug epidemiology - More
March 7th, 2016 STSM reports - More
February 19th, 2016 Monitoring 2016 - More
November 11th, 2015 ADDICTIONS 2015 conference - More
July 15th, 2015 Testing the Waters II - More


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There are currently 3 working groups, each with a specific focus and expertise.


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Latest publications / Archives

Webinar by Malcolm Reid: Introduction to wastewater based epidemiology

The utility of municipal wastewater analysis for drug epidemiology, food safety and environmental monitoring: From targeted analysis of biomarkers to non-target screening. KEY LEARNING OBJECTIVES: Understand the field and application of wastewater-based epidemiology Discover the analytical techniques and technology that are essential for the analysis of biomarker in wastewater. Learn about future directions and analytical methods currently in development Watch the webinar here after registration

Interview with Kevin Thomas on the radio

"Europewide testing of public wastewater gets underway"FRONT-insights-WBE-EMCDDA

Interview with Kevin Thomas on the radio "RTE radio 1 Morning Ireland" Kevin Thomas, of the SCORE group, discusses the use of wastewater analysis to detect illicit drug use across Europe Here you can listen on the website of the radio station  Alternatively you can download the interview as mp3 here More background information can be found here on the EMCDDA website.    

Wastewater profiling for monitoring drug use and community health

Barbara Kasprzyk-Hordern, Lubertus Bijlsma, Sara Castiglioni, Adrian Covaci, Pim de Voogt, Erik Emke, Félix Hernández, Christoph Ort, Malcolm Reid, Alexander L.N. van Nuijs, Kevin V. Thomas. Environmental Industry Magazine/issue 33/page 145