Dr Paul Jagals

Senior Lecturer

School of Population Health
Faculty of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
p.jagals@uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 64717

Overview

Paul joined the University of Queensland in January 2011 in the School of Population Health. He has a general interest in environmental health research and teaching. His special interests are Environmental Health Impact Assessment and Management and had built an international career around Water and Human Health.

Prior to joining the UQ, his career spanned 20 years with universities in South Africa (1991 - 2010), where he - as Professor of Environmental Health - lead several research groups.

He has completed more than 40 single and multi-year environmental health research projects - collaborating with international aid organisations, governments, service providers and industry. He has published peer-reviewed journal articles, books, book chapters and research reports. He presented many papers and keynote addresses at national and international conferences.

Paul until recently served as editor for, and is currently on the editorial board of Journal for Water and Health.

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Technology, Central University of Technology, Free State
  • Masters Diploma in Technology, Central University of Technology, Free State

Publications

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Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

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Publications

Featured Publications

Book

Book Chapter

  • Jagals, Paul and Rietveld, Luuk (2011). Estimating costs of small-scale water-supply interventions. In John Cameron, Paul Hunter, Paul Jagals and Katherine Pond (Ed.), Valuing water, valuing livelihoods: Guidance on social cost-benefit analysis of drinking-water interventions, with special reference to small community water supplies (pp. 149-166) London, United Kingdom: IWA Publishing.

  • Cameron, John and Jagals, Paul (2011). The practice of economic assessment of small-scale drinking water interventions. In John Cameron, Paul Hunter, Paul Jagals and Katherine Pond (Ed.), Valuing water, valuing livelihoods: Guidance on social cost-benefit analysis of drinking-water interventions, with special reference to small community water supplies (pp. 15-38) London, United Kingdom: IWA Publishing.

Journal Article

Conference Publication

  • Tang, Janet Yat-Man, Edebeli, Jacinta, Leusch, Frederic, Jagals, Paul, Jackson, Greg and Escher, Beate (2013). Bioanalytical assessment of coal seam gas associated water. In: 3rd SETAC Australasia Conference: Melbourne 2013. Conference Handbook. 3rd SETAC Australasia Conference: Melbourne 2013, Melbourne, VIC, Australia, (). 1-3 October, 2013.

  • Kirsch, P. A., Viswanathan, D., Harris, J., Shi, M., Shandro, J. and Jagals, P. (2013). Resource company investments in health: a life of mine–life of community perspective. In: 23rd World Mining Congress 2013 Proceedings. 23rd World Mining Congress, Montreal, Canada, (). 11-15 August 2013.

  • Kirsch, P., Viswanathan, D., LaBouchardiere, R., Shandro, J. and Jagals, P. (2012). Health impacts extend from the life of a mine to the life of a community – knowledge gaps. In: Life-of-Mine Conference 2012: Conference Proceedings. Life of Mine Conference (AusIMM), Brisbane, Australia, (161-167). 10-12 July 2012.

Other Outputs

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Note for students: Dr Paul Jagals is not currently available to take on new students.

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

    Other advisors:

  • Master Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

    Other advisors: