Photo of Diogo Gomes Da Silva

Diogo Gomes Da Silva

Mr, PhD Environmental Microbiology, MSc Water and Environment Management, BEng Fisheries

20172019
If you made any changes in Pure these will be visible here soon.

Personal profile

Research interests

My areas of research interest include health-related water microbiology, microbial source tracking (MST), waterborne disease control, water and sanitation safety plans, bathing water quality, water eutrophication and shellfish safety.

Approach to teaching

Modules that I delivered at Brighton include Environmental Pollution  at undergraduate level and Water Treatment Technology and Wastewater Treatment Technology on our master’s programme in Water and Environmental Management. I also supervise local and overseas fieldwork along with undergraduate and master’s level dissertations.

I like to engage with my students by delivering informative lectures supported by a variety of visual aids. I also like to guide my students towards the most relevant books and peer-reviewed journals and I use a wide variety of case studies from my research group’s work in water and sanitation in South America, Africa and Asia.

I expect my students to participate actively in my lectures, taking notes, asking questions and helping each other. I also expect them to read widely and to keep themselves updated with the most recent research advances in their field of study.

Fingerprint Fingerprint is based on mining the text of the person's scientific documents to create an index of weighted terms, which defines the key subjects of each individual researcher.

  • 2 Similar Profiles
Chlorine Medicine & Life Sciences
Coliphages Medicine & Life Sciences
Emergencies Medicine & Life Sciences
Bacteriophages Medicine & Life Sciences
Enterococcus Medicine & Life Sciences
safety Earth & Environmental Sciences
bathing water Earth & Environmental Sciences
waterborne disease Earth & Environmental Sciences

Network Recent external collaboration on country level. Dive into details by clicking on the dots.

Projects 2017 2019

Research Output 2018 2018

Assessment of recommended approaches for containment and safe handling of human excreta in emergency settings

Gomes Da Silva, D., Dias, E., Ebdon, J. & Taylor, H. 26 Jul 2018 13, 7, p. 1-20 20 p., e0201344

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Chlorine
Coliphages
Emergencies
Bacteriophages
Enterococcus