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Professor James Readman

Professor James Readman

Emeritus Fellow

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EU FP7 OCEAN-2013. Work programme topic addressed: biosensors for real time monitoring of biohazard and man-made chemical contaminants in the marine environment. “Real time monitoring of SEA contaminants by an autonomous Lab-on-a-CHIP biosensor (SEA-on-a-CHIP)”. PML involvement on verification and validation case studies. Under negotiation (2013 – 2017).

PML-Korea Institute of Oceans Science and Technology (KIOST) joint research into the isolation and characterisation of nano-scale plastic particles in the environment (2012 - ).

EU/Defra through the project “European concerted action to foster prevention and best response to Accidental marine Pollution – AMPERA” (6th Framework Program). Implementation of risk assessment methodologies for oil and chemical spills in the European marine environment (2008 – 2012).

NERC/Defra/EA Environmental Nanoscience Initiative. An investigation into the effects of nanoparticles on the bacterial diversity of freshwater and coastal marine sediments (2008–2009).

Defra consortium. EDCAT. Investigation into the effects and behaviour of endocrine disrupters in the environment. (2006–2009)

NERC/Defra/EA Environmental Nanoscience Initiative. Effects of C-60 fullerenes and carbon nano-tubes on marine mussels (2007–2008)

Readman JW, DeLuna F, Ebinghaus R, Nestor A, Price ARG, Readman EE, Sheppard ALS, Sleight VA, Sturm R, Thompson RC, Tonkin A, Wolschke H, Wright RJ and Sheppard CRC. 2013.

Contaminants, pollution and potential anthropogenic impacts in Chagos/British Indian Ocean Territories. Chapter 21 in: Coral Reefs of the United Kingdom Overseas Territories, Coral Reefs of the World 4. Ed: CRC Sheppard. Springer, NL.
Price ARG and Readman JW. 2013. Booster biocide antifoulants: is history repeating itself? In: Late lessons from early warnings: science, precaution, innovation. Part B - Emerging lessons from ecosystems. The European Environment Agency. Publications office of the European Union, Luxembourg. Part 12. 297-310.

Al-Subiai SN, Arlt VM, Frickers PE, Readman JW, Stolpe B, Lead JR, Moody AJ and Jha AN. 2012. Merging nano-genotoxicology with eco-genotoxicology: an integrated approach to determine interactive genotoxic and sub-lethal toxic effects of C60 fullerenes and fluoranthene in marine mussels, Mytilus sp. Mutation Research: Genetic Toxicology and Environmental Mutagenesis, 745, 92-103.

Radovic J, Rial D, Lyons B, Harman C, Viñas L, Beiras R, Readman JW, Thomas K and Bayona J-M. 2012. Post incident monitoring to evaluate environmental damage from shipping incidents: chemical and biological assessments. Journal of Environmental Management, 109, 136-153.

Radovic JR, Dominguez C, Laffont K, Diez S, Readman JW, Albaiges J and Bayona J-M. 2012. Compositional properties characterizing commonly transported oils and controlling their fate in the marine environment. Journal of Environmental Monitoring. 14, 3220 - 3229.

Di Y, Schroeder DC, Highfield A, Readman JW and Jha AN. 2011. Tissue-specific expression of p53 and ras genes in response to the environmental genotoxicant benzo(α)pyrene in marine mussels. Environmental Science and Technology. 45, 8974–8981.

Grover DP, Zhou JL, Frickers PE and Readman JW. 2011. Improved removal of estrogenic and pharmaceutical compounds in sewage effluent by full scale granular activated carbon: impact on receiving river water. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 185, 1005-1011.

Readman JW, Kadar E, Readman J and Guitart C. 2011. Estuarine and Marine Pollutants. In: Marine Environment & Human Health. Eds. RE Hester and RM Harrison. Issues in Environmental Science and Technology, 33, 68-94. The Royal Society of Chemistry, UK.

Grover D, Balaam JL, Pacitto S, Readman JW, White S and Zhou JL. 2011. Endocrine disrupting activities in sewage effluent and river water determined by chemical analysis and in vitro assay in the context of granular activated carbon upgrade. Chemosphere, 84, 1512-1520.

Shaw JP, Dondero F, Moore MN, Negri A, Dagnino A, Readman JW, Lowe DR, Frickers PE, Beesley A, Thain JE and Viarengo A. 2011. Integration of biochemical, histochemical and toxicogenomic indices for the assessment of health status of mussels from the Tamar Estuary, U.K. Marine Environmental Research, 72, 13-24.

Balaam, J.L., Grover, D., Johnson, A.C., Jürgens, M., Readman, J., Smith, A.J., White, S., Williams, R. and Zhou, J.L. (2010). The use of modelling to predict levels of estrogens in a river catchment: how does modelled data compare with chemical analysis and in vitro yeast assay results? Science of the Total Environment, 408 (20), 4826-4832.

Guitart C, Readman JW. 2010. Critical evaluation of the determination of pharmaceuticals, personal care products, phenolic endocrine disrupters and faecal steroids by GC/MS and PTV-GC/MS in environmental waters. Analytica Chimica Acta, 658, 32–40.

Kadar E, Simmance F, Martin O, Voulvoulis N, Widdicombe S, Mitov S, Lead JR, Readman JW. 2010. The influence of engineered Fe2O3 nanoparticles and soluble (FeCl3) iron on the developmental toxicity caused by CO2-induced seawater acidification. Environmental Pollution, 158 (12), 2490-3497

Lewis C, Guitart C, Pook C, Scarlett A, Readman JW, Galloway TS. 2010. An integrated assessment of oil pollution using biological monitoring and chemical fingerprinting. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 29(6), 1358–1366.

Parks R, Donnier-Marechal M, Frickers PE, Turner A, Readman JW. 2010. Antifouling biocides in discarded marine paint particles. Marine Pollution Bulletin, doi:10.1016/j.marpolbul.2010.03.022.

Sumner NR, Guitart C, Fuentes G, Readman JW. 2010. Inputs and distributions of synthetic musk fragrances in an estuarine and coastal environment; a case study. Environmental Pollution, 158, 215–222.

Bradford A, Handy R, Readman JW, Atfield A, Mühling M. 2009. Impact of silver nanoparticle contamination on the genetic diversity of natural bacterial assemblages in estuarine sediments. Environmental Science and Technology, 43(12), 4530–4536.

Grover DP, Zhang ZL, Readman JW, Zhou JL. 2009. A comparison of three analytical techniques for the measurement of steroidal estrogens in environmental water samples. Talanta, 78, 1204–1210.

Lewis C, Beggah S, Pook C, Guitart C, Redshaw C, Roelof van der Meer J, Readman JW, Galloway, T.S. 2009. Novel use of a whole cell E. coli bio-reporter as a urinary exposure biomarker. Environmental Science and Technology, 43(2), 423–428.

Moore MN, Readman JAJ, Readman JW, Lowe DM, Frickers PE, Beesley A. 2009. Carbon nanoparticle-induced lysosomal membrane injury in blood cells of marine mussels (Mytilus galloprovincialis): an in vitro study. Nanotoxicology, 3(1), 40–45.

Guitart C, Frickers P, Horillo-Carballo J, Law RJ, Readman JW. 2008. Characterisation of sea surface chemical contamination after shipping accidents. Environmental Science and Technology, 42, 2275–2282. (Cover article).

Hassellöv M, Readman JW, Ranville JF, Tiede K. 2008. Nanoparticle analysis and characterization methodologies in environmental risk assessment of engineered nanoparticles. Ecotoxicology, 17, 344–361.

Schiedek D, Sundelin B, Readman JW, Macdonald RW. 2007. Interactions between climate change and contaminants. Marine Pollution Bulletin 54, 1845–1856.

Aranami K, Readman JW. 2007. Photolytic degradation of triclosan in freshwater and seawater. Chemosphere 66, 1052–1056.