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Dr Barbara Kasprzyk-Hordern

Head of Group

Reader in Environmental and Analytical Chemistry

University webpage: Barbara Kasprzyk-Hordern, University of Bath

Email: B.Kasprzyk-Hordern@bath.ac.uk

 

Dr Anneke Lubben

Head of Chemical Characterisation and Analysis Facility

Mass Spectrometry Service Manager

University webpage: Anneke Lubben, University of Bath

Email: Anneke.Lubben@bath.ac.uk

 

 

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Dr María Dolores Camacho-Muñoz

Marie Curie Postdoctoral IEF Fellow  (2014-16)

Project tile: Chiral veterinary medicines in the environment

Funder: European Commission, Marie Curie Actions

  Project No: 629015 (project details)

Dr Bruce Petrie

Research Officer in Environmental Analytical Chemistry (2013-16)

Project tile: Holistic Approaches to Sustainable Water Supply

Funder: Engineering and Physical Research Council IAA and Wessex Water Partnership Development Award

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Dr Axel Rydevik

Post-doctoral Research Fellow  (2014-17)

Project tile: Urban water profiling for community-wide human exposure assessment from environmental endocrine disrupting chemicals in personal care and consumer products

Funder: Leverhulme Trust

Project No: RPG-2013-297 (project details)

 

 

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Erika Castrignanó

Marie Curie Early Stage Researcher in Environmental Sciences (2013-16)

Project tile: Enantiomeric profiling of chiral biomarkers

Funder: European Commission, Marie Curie Actions

Project No: 317205 (project details)

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Luigi Lopardo

PhD student  (2014-17)

Project tile: Community-wide exposure routes and risks from environmental endocrine disrupting chemicals

Funder: Leverhulme Trust

Project No: RPG-2013-297 (project details)

Jack Rice

PhD student (2014-17)

Project tile: Quantitative proteomics in molecular diagnostics of public health: the quest for biomarkers of infectious disease

Funder: University of Bath

 

 

         

 

Kathryn Proctor

PhD student (2014-17)

Project tile: Life-cycle of medicinal products in urban water: new (bio)analytical approaches and environmental risk assessment

Funder: Natural Environment Research Council

Project No: NE/L009579/1 (project details)

 

 

 

Daniel Scott

MRes student, Centre for Sustainable Chemical Technologies (2016)

Project title: Transformation mechanisms of antibiotics in the environment and their impact on evolution of antimicrobial resistance (in collaboration with Professor Ed Feil)

 

Ben Smith

MChemIT student, Chemistry (2015-16)

Project tile: Development of multi-residue methods for the analysis of pharmaceuticals in plants 

 

Barbara Mielcarek

MRes student, Chemistry (2016)

Project tile: Separation of chiral pharmaceuticals on cyclodextrins using chiral chromatography coupled with mass spectrometry

 

Andrew Cummins

MChemIT student, Chemistry (2015-16)

Project tile: In vitro transformation of endocrine disruptors in human liver 

 

James Nicholas

MSci student, Natural Sciences (2015-16)

Project tile: Removal of pharmacologically active compounds from water using algal beds

 

Previous group members

Postdoctoral officers

 

Dr Zhugen Yang

Marie Curie Experienced Researcher in Biosensors  (2013-15)

Project tile: Multichannel biosensors for human biomarkers (in collaboration with Prof Ch. Frost and Dr P. Estrela)

Funder: European Commission, Marie Curie Actions

Project No: 317205 (project details)

Dr John Bagnall

Postdoctoral researcher (2011-12)

Project tile: Enantioselective occurrence and fate of chiral drugs in the environment

Funder: Natural Environment Research Council

Project No: NE/I000534/1 (project details)

PhD students

 

Dr Sian Evans

PhD student (2011-14)

Project tile: Stereoselective degradation of chiral drugs during wastewater treatment

Funder: Engineering and Physical Research Council

Project No: EP/I038608/1 (project details)

Dr Grace Lewis

PhD student (2011-14)

Project tile: Low cost junction sensors for water quality monitoring (in collaboration with Prof Frank Marken)

Funder: Natural Environment Research Council

Project No: NE/I019456/1 (project details)

Dr Amir Ikhlaq

PhD student, University of Huddersfield (2008-2011)

Project tile: Catalytic ozonation for the removal of anthropogenic organic contaminants in water

Dr David Baker

PhD student, University of Huddersfield (2008-2011)

Project tile: Analysis of drugs of abuse in the environment by liquid chromatography coupled with tandem mass spectrometry – state of the environment and drug use assessment at the community level

MRes students

 

Shawn Rood

MRes student, Centre for Sustainable Chemical Technologies (2015)

Project title: Sustainable treatment processes for the removal of pharmacologically active compounds from water (in collaboration with Dr Tom Arnot and Professor Rod Scott)

Martha Easton

MRes student, Chemistry (2011/12)

Project title: Enantiomeric separation of chiral environmental pollutants in water using Solid Phase Extraction and Liquid Chromatography coupled with Mass Spectrometry

Evangelia Tzelepi

MRes student, Chemistry (2010/11)

Project title: Quadrupole time-of-flight spectrometry in the quantitive analysis of micropollutants

Dr Anyela Ramirez Canon

MRes student, Centre for Sustainable Chemical Technologies (2010)

Project title: Detection of micro-pollutants in water (in collaboration with Dr Tom Arnot)

Undergraduate students

Kathryn Proctor

MChemFT student, Chemistry (2013-14)

Project tile: Development of methods for the analysis of biomarkers of infection in urban water

Jack Rice

MChemIT student, Chemistry (2013-14)

Project tile: Stereoselective fate and toxicity of ephedrines in river microcosms

Beth Humphrey

BSc student, Natural Sciences (2012-13)

Project title: Enantioselective toxicity of chiral drugs to Daphnia magna

Bethan Rhodes

MSci student, Natural Sciences (2012-13)

Project title: Enantioselective effects of chiral drugs to Tetrahymena thermophile and Selenastrum capricornutum

Paul Davies

MChemFT student, Chemistry (2011-12)

Project tile: Development of a novel and robust method for the enantiomeric extraction of chiral pharmaceutical and illicit drugs from solid matrices by microwave-assisted-extraction and liquid chromatography coupled with triple quadrupole mass spectrometry

Matthew Wort

MChemIT student, Chemistry (2010-11)

Project tile: Enantiomeric analysis of pharmaceuticals in river water by chiral liquid chromatography coupled with quadrupole time-of-flight mass spectrometry

Visiting students

Edward Archer

Visiting PhD student form Department of Microbiology, Stellenbosch University (July 2015)

Ana Causanilles Llanes

Visiting PhD student form KWR Watercycle Research Institute, the Netherlands (May 2015 - June 2015)

Nikos Rousis

Visiting PhD student form Istituto Di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Italy (October 2014 - November 2014)

Maria Jesus Andres

Visiting PhD student form Facultat de Farmàcia, Universitat de València, Spain (September 2014 - March 2015)

Project title: Stereoselective transformation and effects of fluoxetine in river microcosms

Nicola Mastroianni

Visiting PhD student form the Institute for Environmental Assessment and Water Research, IDAEA-CSIC, Barcelona, Spain (September-December 2014)

Project title: Stroreoselective transformation of illicit drugs during wastewater treatment

Marie Mardal

Visiting PhD student form Institute of Pharmacology and Toxicology Saarland University, Germany (July 2014)

Dr Pablo Vázquez Roig

Visiting PhD student form Facultat de Farmàcia, Universitat de València, Spain (May-July 2012)

Project title: Analysis of amphetamines in wastewater with the usage of chiral chromatography and tandem mass spectrometry

Dr Rebeca López-Serna

Visiting PhD student from Department of Environmental Chemistry, IDAEA-CSIC, Barcelona, Spain (Feb – May 2012)

Project tile: Multi-residue enantiomeric analysis of pharmaceuticals and their active transformation products in the Guadalquivir River basin (South Spain) by chiral liquid chromatography coupled with tandem mass spectrometry

 

Dr Barbara Kasprzyk-Hordern, University of Bath, Department of Chemistry, Bath BA2 &AY, UK, mailto:B.Kasprzyk-Hordern@bath.ac.uk