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New developments in the analysis of complex environmental matrices

6 February 2015, London, United Kingdom

This new meeting aims to cover developments in analytical instrumentation that make it possible to simultaneously analyse numerous pollutants in complex matrices using minimal sample clean-up

9.00-9.50 am Registration and coffee

9.50-10.00 am Graham Mills (University of Portsmouth, Portsmouth, UK)
Opening and welcome to meeting

10.00-10.30 am
Analysis of flame retardants in indoor dust and their metabolites in human liver cell lines by OrbitrapTM-MS (Dr Mohamed Abdallah, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK)

10.30-11.00 am
Use of metabolomics in solving environmental problems (Prof Jake Bundy, Imperial College, London, UK)

11.00-11.30 am Coffee break

11.30-12.00 pm
Monitoring of polar pollutants in surface waters using Chemcatcher-based passive sampling methods (Ian Townsend, South West Water Ltd., Exeter, UK)

12.00-12.30 pm
Analysis of marine biotoxins in shellfish (Dr Andrew Turner, CEFAS Weymouth Laboratory, Weymouth, UK)

12.30-1.00 pm
Pollution by polyisobutenes: a sticky problem for seabirds (Prof Steve Rowland, University of Plymouth, Plymouth, UK)

1.00-2.15 pm Lunch break and vendors’ exhibition

2.15-3.00 pm (Keynote lecture)
LC tandem MS strategies for the analysis of contaminants of emerging concern in water, soil and sediment samples (Prof Damia Barcelo, CSIC Barcelona, Spain)

3.00-3.30 pm
Aspect of drinking water quality - disinfection by products (Gavin Mills, Severn Trent Water Ltd., UK)

3.30-4.00 pm
Screening for novel anti-androgenic contaminants in environmental samples using mass spectrometry combined with bio-assay procedures (Prof Elizabeth Hill, University of Sussex, Sussex, UK)

4.00-4.30 pm
New developments in GC/MS and GC/PID instrumentation for rapid on-site analysis of trace environmental contaminants– (Dr Andrew Hobson, Quantitech Ltd., Milton Keynes, UK)

4.30 pm Dr Roger Reeve (University of Sunderland, Sunderland, UK)
Meeting close

Members £90.00p (and of BMSS and Chromatographic Society)
Non-members £120.00p
Students, retired members and unwaged £25.00p

To register, please use the 'book now' link, top right.
RSC Burlington House

Science suite, RSC Burlington House, Royal Society of Chemistry, Piccadilly, Burlington House, London, W1J 0BA, United Kingdom

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