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.

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News / Archives

November 10th, 2016 Ethical research guidelines for WBE available - More
November 9th, 2016 German Addiction Congress 2016 - More
October 29th, 2016 review: Mass spectrometric strategies for the investigation of biomarkers of illicit drug use in wastewater - More
October 29th, 2016 Testing the Waters (III) 2017 First Announcement - More
October 26th, 2016 Interlab 2016 Results - More
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

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Latest publications / Archives

review: Mass spectrometric strategies for the investigation of biomarkers of illicit drug use in wastewater

Mass spectrometric strategies for the investigation of biomarkers of illicit drug use in wastewater The article further focuses on the potential of high-resolution mass spectrometry. Different approaches for target and non-target analysis are discussed, and the interest to perform experiments under laboratorycontrolled conditions, as a complementary tool to investigate related compounds (e.g., minor metabolites and/or transformation products in wastewater) is treated. The article ends  up with the trends and future perspectives in this field from the authors’ point of view. Link

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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

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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.    

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