Dr Vincent Lal


BSc, MSc, S. Pac, Phd, Qld

Dr. Vincent Lal joined IAS in November 2017 as the Manager  Laboratory Services. He has expertise in water, trace contaminant, food nutritional, biofuel analysis and Human Health Risk Assessment with applications in chemical mixtures.
Dr Lal obtained his PhD from the University of Queensland and his MSc in Monitoring for Persistent Organic Pollutants
(POPs) in Fiji’s environment and Bachelor of Science degree from USP.


Project experience

FAO – Food Composition Tables Update Project 2019 – 2020

Busara/AECOM – DFAT/MFAT funded Project Food Bev 2019

UNEP POPs GMP 2 2017 – 2020

Taiwan ROC grant (Mercury sampler) – 2019

US EPA/Taiwan EPA (Mercury sampler) – 2019

USP Research – French funding Kadavu woodstove 2012-2013

UNEP POPs GMP 1 2007 – 2012

Taiwan ROC grant – 2007 – 2009

Research Interests

Human health risk assessment

Mixture toxicology

Population Health

Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs)

Environmental Health



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