Emerging contaminants in waters and soils, practical considerations: -Sampling, analysis and consequences

4 March 2015, Sheffield, United Kingdom


09:50 - 10:20 Registration and Refreshments
10:20 - 10:30 Welcome and Introduction Kevin Prior Chair Water Science Forum
10:30 - 11:00 Emerging and Priority Pollutants – the Need for Ultra-Low Trace Level Monitoring Rakesh Kanda, Brunel University
11:00 - 11:30 Comparison of Active and Passive Sampling in Relation to Contaminants of Emerging Concern Graham Mills (and Anthony Gravell) Portsmouth University and Welsh EA
11:30 - 12:00 Measuring Continuous Concentration of Mass Pollutants in the Aquatic Environment Maria Romero-Gonzalez (University of Sheffield) and Dr Peter Skipworth (Environmental Monitoring Solutions Ltd).
12:00 - 13:00 Lunch & poster viewing
13:00 - 13:30 Emerging Contaminants in Groundwater in Urban Environments Marianne Stuart, British Geological Survey
13:30 - 14:00 Stereochemistry of Pharmacologically Active Compounds: a New Paradigm in Environmental Analysis and Risk Assessment Barbara Kasprzyk-Hordern University of Bath
14:00 - 14:30 Short- and Long-term Temporal Trend of Organic Contaminants in Soils Following Single or Multiple Applications of Sewage Sludge to Pastures Zulin Zhang, James Hutton Institute
14:30 - 15:00 Refreshment break & poster viewing
15;00 - 15:30 Emerging Contaminants in Soils: Challenges and Opportunities from Quantification to Remediation Christine Switzer Univeristy of Strathclyde
15:30 - 16:00 Sustainable Water Treatment Simon Parsons Winner 2014 RSC Sustainable Water Award
16:00 - 16:30 Discussion

The organisers gratefully acknowledge the support of the Royal Society of Chemistry Environment, Sustainability and Energy Division Council for Professor Simon Parsons Winner 2014 RSC Sustainable Water Award presenation

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Environment, Sustainability and Energy Division
The Source Skills Academy

The Source Skills Academy, 300 Meadowhall way, Sheffield, S9 1EA, United Kingdom

  • Kevin Prior Water Science Forum, United Kingdom
  • James Lymer Environmental Chemistry Group & Wardell Armstrong Sheffield, United Kingdom
  • Clive Thompson Water Science Forum & Alcontrol, United Kingdom
  • Richard Allan Water Science Forum & Cobalt Solutions, United Kingdom
  • Stephen Mudge International Network of Environmental Forensics & Exponent, United Kingdom

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Water Science Forum, Environmental Chemistry Group, International Network of Environmental Forensics
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