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2nd UK & Ireland Exposure Science meeting: Prof Nieuwenhuijsen confirmed as 2nd keynote

December 12, 2013


It is my great pleasure to announce that Professor Mark Nieuwenhuijsen from the Center for Research in Environmental Epidemiology (CREAL) in Barcelona, has been confirmed as the 2nd keynote speaker at the 2nd UK & Ireland Exposure Science meeting in Manchester (March 4th, 2014). Many of you will have come across the work of Prof […]

Abstract submission for the 2nd UK & Ireland Exposure Science meeting now open!‏

October 22, 2013


Abstract submission for the 2nd meeting (March 4th in Manchester) is now open and the form can be downloaded from: Note that the deadline for submission is Monday December 2nd 2013. We welcome abstracts from a diverse range of research disciplines, including measurement methodology, toxicology, epidemiology, ergonomics, risk assessment, public health, and others with expertise […]

Assessment of Long-term Occupational Pesticide Exposure (balloons again!)

April 10, 2013


Those of you with whom I work more closely, or who I have met at a conference or meeting in the previous year, may have overheard me grumbling about spending most of my time reading various degrees of draft chapters for PhD students‘ theses…. However, the good news is that even though my recent posts […]

Research Associate post available

February 11, 2013


Research Associate The information below provides details relating to the job you have selected. Please review the information and if you wish to progress to the application form then “Apply for job”. If you wish to return to your job search please select “Back”. Closing date :25/02/2013 Reference :M&HS-02317 Faculty / Organisational unit :Medical & […]

Occupational exposure and ill-health among workers during latex glove manufacturing in Thailand

February 6, 2013


Good news again (2012 was a busy PhD year)! The second person to started a PhD with me has now handed in his monumental 306 page thesis, defended it against two of us peers, made some adjustments as a result of his viva, resubmitted it for their approval, and can now call himself Dr.  Sanguanchaiyakrit […]

Prevalence of latex allergy-related symptoms and risk factors in female nurses in Thailand

October 31, 2012


It does me great please to announce that the first PhD student that started her PhD with me about four years ago, is now officially a Doctor as well. Dr. Chompunuch Supapvanich, now from Sirindhorn College of Public Health in Yala (Thailand), conducted a large study (especially for 4 years work) looking into the “Prevalence […]

Forensic occupational hygiene: Newcomb, Benford, and their law

October 11, 2012


Finally, with the X2012 conference out of the way, the summer holidays a distant past and the last of the grant proposal I was to submit before the end of September also done, it is time to breathe out, get a cup of coffee and enjoy some mathematics. Not the really difficult type, obviously, but […]