Frequently Asked Questions


Yes. Available Masters and PhD positions will be posted on our vacancies page. Please check regularly for new positions.

Click here to access the information for visitors page to find out how you can bring your system for testing. Or alternatively, contact us to find out more information.

You can view our projects page to find out what our key research areas are. If you cannot find what you are looking for, please contact us. Alternatively, you can view the Centre members profiles.


To view our news items, brochures, posters, presentations and videos, please access our media page. You can also access our publications and student dissertations too.


Laboratory services

No, it is a research-funded lab. Read more about the facilities and the training they provide.

Monday to Friday, 8:00 – 16:30

Please get in contact with Dr Colleen Archer [] or Mr Thabiso Zikalala []

Only for students, provided a risk assessment is submitted

The laboratory performs a number of physicochemical and microbial tests at varying costs.

The laboratory is  mainly used to investigate human excreta and sewage. Find out more about our facilities.