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Dr Michael Deary

Associate Professor

Department: Geography and Environmental Sciences

Michael -DearyResearch covers three main areas: reactions of peroxides in aqueous solution, air quality and land contamination.  The work on peroxides has yielded over 20 publications and dates back to 1987; it has covered selective analytical techniques for peroxide determination, catalysis by cyclodextrins and catalysis by borate and carbonate. Air quality is an emerging area of interest and includes dispersion modelling in contrasting geographical areas and monitoring.

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My Google Scholar page can be found here

Key Publications

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • A novel approach to the development of 1-hour threshold concentrations for exposure to particulate matter during episodic air pollution events, Deary, M., Griffiths, S. 6 Jun 2021, In: Journal of Hazardous Materials
  • Comparison of diffusion-tube measured nitrogen dioxide concentrations at child and adult breathing heights: who are we monitoring for? , Rowell, A., Terry, M., Deary, M. 1 Jan 2021, In: Air Quality, Atmosphere and Health
  • New insights into health risk assessments for inhalational exposure to metal(loid)s: the application of aqueous chemistry modelling in understanding bioaccessibility from airborne particulate matter, Deary, M., Amaibi, P., Dean, J., Entwistle, J. 23 Jan 2021, In: Geosciences (Switzerland)
  • Quantifying organic carbon storage in temperate pond sediments, Gilbert, P., Taylor, S., Cooke, D., Deary, M., Jeffries, M. 15 Feb 2021, In: Journal of Environmental Management
  • An apple a day? Assessing gardeners’ lead exposure in urban agriculture sites to improve the derivation of soil assessment criteria, Entwistle, J., Amaibi, P., Dean, J., Deary, M., Medock, D., Morton, J., Rodushkin, I., Bramwell, L. 1 Jan 2019, In: Environment international
  • High carbon burial rates by small ponds in the landscape, Taylor, S., Gilbert, P., Cooke, D., Deary, M., Jeffries, M. 1 Feb 2019, In: Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment
  • Iridium(iii) complexes of 1,2,4-triazines as potential bioorthogonal reagents: metal coordination facilitates luminogenic reaction with strained cyclooctynes, Kozhevnikov, V., Deary, M., Mantso, T., Panayiotidis, M., Sims, M. 11 Dec 2019, In: Chemical Communications
  • Major air pollution incidents and a model for estimating the risk from acute particulate exposure on public health, Griffiths, S., Deary, M. 19 Jul 2019, Combined Dealing with Disasters, UK Alliance for Disaster Research, Disasters Research Group and UK Collaborative for Development Research, International Conference 2019
  • A study of particulate emissions during 23 major industrial fires: implications for human health, Griffiths, S., Chappell, P., Entwistle, J., Kelly, F., Deary, M. 16 Mar 2018, In: Environment international
  • Effect of lead, cadmium, and mercury co-contaminants on biodegradation in PAH-polluted soils, Deary, M., Ekumankama, C., Cummings, S. 1 Jun 2018, In: Land Degradation and Development

Professional Activity

PGR Supervision

  • Lisa Davies The Use of 24kHz Ultrasound to Improve the Efficiency of Wastewater Treatment Processes Start Date: 10/01/2011 End Date: 25/02/2016
  • Chinedu Ekumankama Effect of Heavy Metal Co-Contamination on the Biodegradation of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in an Urban Soil with High Organic Carbon Content Start Date: 01/11/2007 End Date: 25/02/2016

Qualifications

Chemistry PhD December 01 1992


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