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IUPAC project: Remediation technologies for the removal of arsenic from water and wastewater

Curriculum/subject area

  • Microbiology
  • Environment
  • Research methods

Professional membership

  • Fellow of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine
  • Titular member, International Union of Pure and Applied Chemists (IUPAC) - Division of Chemistry and the Environment
  • Member of The Society of General Microbiology
  • Member of The Society for Applied Microbiology
  • Member of The International Association on Water Quality
  • Member, International Union of Pure and Applied Chemists (IUPAC) - Subcommittee on Chemistry of Environmental Compartments
  • Executive Member, Committee of Heads of Environmental Science (CHES)
  • Member of the Institute of Learning and Teaching.

Selected publications

  • Soonthornchaikul N, Garelick H, Jones H, Jacobs J, Ball D and Choudhury M. (2006). Resistance to three antimicrobial agents of Campylobacter isolated from intensively and organically reared chickens purchased from retail outlets. International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents 27:125-130
  • Sneddon R, Garelick H, Valsami-Jones E. (2005). Arsenic (V) removal from aqueous solutions by hydroxylapatite bone char. Mineralogical Magazine 69(5):769-780.
  • Garelick H, Dybowska A, Valsami-Jones E and Priest N. (2005). Remediation Technologies for Arsenic Contaminated Drinking Waters. Journal of Soils Sediments. 5 (3):182-190
  • Garelick H, Bollinger JC, Caussy DH, Dybowska A, Ellis JB, Feldman J, Jones H, Khoda B, Priest N, Shevah Y, Valsami-Jones E, Visoottiviseth P. (2005). Remediation technologies for the removal of arsenic from water and wastewater. Presented at the IUPAC General Assembly. August 2005, Beijing, China.
  • Omari K, Revitt M, Shutes B and Garelick H. (2003). Hydrocarbon removal in an experimental gravel bed constructed wetland. Water Science and Technology. 48(5):275-281
  • Egli H, Dassenakis M, Garelick H, van Grieken R, Peijnenburg WJGM, Klasinc L, Kouml;rdel W, Priest N, Tavares T. (2003). Minimum requirements for reporting analytical data for environmental samples. Pure and Applied Chemistry. 75(8):1097-1106
  • Garelick H, Danvers J, Fedarb S. (2000). The efficacy of water disinfection tablets available for travellers. Issues in Health and Environment. 1(2): 30-41
  • Amoroacute;s I, Connon R, Garelick H, Alonso JL, Carrasco JM. (2000). An Assessment of the Toxicity of Some Pesticides and Their Metabolites Affecting A Natural Aquatic Environment Using the Microtox System. Water Science Technology. 42 (1-2):19-24
  • Environmental microbiology
  • Food microbiology
  • Water and wastewater treatment
  • Research methods
  • Health and hygiene aspects of water and sanitation systems
  • Isolation and identification of viruses and bacterial indicators from water and wastewater.
  • Health aspects of chemical and microbial pollution (e.g. the fate of antibiotic resistant microorganisms in the environment and in food)
  • Bioremediation options and solutions for environmental pollution (e.g. the role of biofilms in the remediation of hydrocarbon pollution)
  • Remediation technologies for the removal of arsenic from water and wastewater (e.g. the use of hydroxylapatite and bone-char for arsenic remediation)
  • Enzymatic degradation of prion proteins by proteolytic microorganisms isolated from activated sludge.
  • Antibiotic-resistance in Campylobacters isolated from chicken raised on both intensive and organic farms and the associated risks to human health
  • The abundance of antibiotic resistance in indicator Gram positive and Gram negative bacteria in wastewater effluent and natural waters
  • The use of immunoassays in environmental virology
  • The development of an inactivated hepatitis A vaccine
    The seroepidemiology of the measles vaccination