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Dr Edmond Sanganyado

Assistant Professor

Department: Applied Sciences

Edmond Sanganyado received a B.Sc. (Hons) in Applied Chemistry, from the National University of Science and Technology, Bulawayo, Zimbabwe (2008) and a Ph.D. in Environmental Toxicology from the University of California, Riverside, USA (2016) where he was a Fulbright Fellow. He is presently an Assistant Professor in Forensic Science in the Department of Applied Sciences at Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK where he continues his work on assessing the fate, transport, and toxicity of emerging contaminants in the environment. Edmond is involved in many international collaborations, including the EU‐funded CoARA TIER - Towards an Inclusive Evaluation of Research. He is a Fellow of both the Institution of Environmental Sciences and the Higher Education Academy and an editor for Discover Toxicology and FSI: Animals and Environments.

Edmond Sanganyado

Edmond is interested in understanding the impact of chemical contaminants on environmental and human health. His research develops and employs advanced analytical techniques and molecular biology approaches to assess the health risk associated with exposure to complex chemical mixture and multiple stressors. He investigates how chemodynamics influences external and internal exposure, bioaccumulation, and adverse health effects, particularly in aquatic ecosystems.

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  • Exposure levels and health implications of fungicides, neonicotinoid insecticides, triazine herbicides and their associated metabolites in pregnant women and men, Shang, N., Yang, Y., Xiao, Y., Wu, Y., Li, K., Jiang, X., Sanganyado, E., Zhang, Q., Xia, X. 1 Feb 2024, In: Environmental Pollution
  • Identification and Coexposure of Neonicotinoid Insecticides and Their Transformation Products in Retail Cowpea (Vigna unguiculata), Zhang, Q., Yang, Y., Shang, N., Xiao, Y., Xiao, Y., Liu, Y., Jiang, X., Sanganyado, E., Liu, S., Xia, X. 5 Dec 2023, In: Environmental Science & Technology
  • Identification, occurrence, concentration and composition profile of fiproles in municipal wastewater treatment plants, Zhang, Q., Yang, Y., Xiao, Y., Xia, T., Shang, N., Liu, Y., Guo, F., Sanganyado, E., Jiang, X., Xia, X. 25 Aug 2023, In: Science of the Total Environment
  • Determination of per- and polyfluoroalkyl compounds in paper recycling grades using ultra-high-performance liquid chromatography–high-resolution mass spectrometry, Mofokeng, N., Madikizela, L., Tiggelman, I., Sanganyado, E., Chimuka, L. Apr 2024, In: Environmental Science and Pollution Research
  • Vertical changes in water depth and environmental variables drove the antibiotics and antibiotic resistomes distribution, and microbial food web structures in the estuary and marine ecosystems, Ohore, O., Ifon, B., Wang, Y., Kazmi, S., Zhang, J., Sanganyado, E., Jiao, X., Liu, W., Wang, Z. 1 Aug 2023, In: Environment international

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Editorial work: Discover Toxicology (Journal) 2024
  • Membership of network: Global Young Academy (External organisation) 2022
  • Membership of network: Zimbabwe Young Academy of Sciences (External organisation) 2020
  • Membership of network: Zimbabwe Research Network (External organisation) 2023
  • Oral presentation: Harnessing Generative AI to Improve Assessment Literacy in Forensic Toxicology 2023

Edmond Sanganyado studies the environmental chemistry and toxicology of chemical contaminants in the environment environments. His primary research areas include:

  • Environmental fate, transport, and uptake of chemical contaminants in the environment
  • Bioaccumulation of chemical contaminants in marine mammals
  • Method development for environmental organic contaminant analysis
  • Mitigation of chemical contaminant risks in the environment
  • Linking chemical exposure to adverse health effects in humans and the environment

  • Education PGCHE January 31 2024
  • Education PGCHE July 30 2018
  • Environmental Science and other Physical Science PhD June 10 2016
  • Chemistry BSc (Hons) May 31 2008
  • Member of the Royal Society of Chemistry MRSC 2022
  • Fellow of the Institution of Environmental Sciences FIEnvSc 2021

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