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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.

My Northumbria Research Link can be found here

My Google Scholar page can be found here

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External Examiner for the Environmental Health degree at Leeds Metropolitan University

Part of the review panel for the CIEH accreditation of Middlesex University’s environmental and public health panels.

External reviewer for the University of Hull Foundation degree in Environmental technology Management

Invited by AEA Harwell / Environment Agency to run the Northern Air Quality in Major Incidents service.


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