Kiri Rodgers

Dr

20152019
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Personal profile

Overview

I am an environmental geochemist, with an analytical chemistry background using a wide variety of techniques including but not limited to ICP, spectroscopy, SEM and XRD. Currently researching “anti-microbial resistance in the real world”, which explores the influence of historical industrial significance and its pollution-related effects on multiple-antimicrobial resistance in bacteria, and how it currently impacts public-, agricultural, and environmental health. This project includes using microbiological and geochemical analysis techniques. 

Previous research includes the use of analytical chemistry and speciation methods to aid waste management, water quality and environmental issues, particularly regarding the steel industry. This includes: emission abatement, cleaning technologies and process principles including chemical environmental cycles, sustainable resource management, environmental pollution, regulatory testing, environmental impact assessment, soil science, water pollution, and inorganic chemistry.

I have been at the forefront of interdisciplinary research with my current role involving a combination of geochemical analysis with prokaryotic and eukaryotic microbiology to understand contaminated estuarine ecosystems. This has also enabled me to develop my communication skills cross disciplinary and become proficient in microbiology and molecular biology techniques, not only with academics but also with industry and Environmental Agencies. I am keen to continue research in an interdisciplinary and energetic academic environment.

Ultimately this highlights my interest in environmental systems on a biogeochemical platform, with a focus on monitoring and remidial potential, particuarly with regards to ecosystem and human health impact. 

Keywords

  • QD Chemistry
  • Speciation
  • Q Science (General)
  • Chemistry
  • Analytical
  • QE Geology
  • mineralogy
  • geochemistry
  • GE Environmental Sciences
  • soil quality
  • impact assessment
  • aquatic chemistry
  • sustainablity,
  • legislation
  • QR180 Immunology
  • Anti-microbial Resistances

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estuarine sediment Earth & Environmental Sciences
pollution Earth & Environmental Sciences
antibiotic resistance Earth & Environmental Sciences
Microbiota Medicine & Life Sciences
Sediments Chemical Compounds
Pollution Chemical Compounds
antibiotics Earth & Environmental Sciences
Waste Management Medicine & Life Sciences

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Research Output 2015 2019

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waste management
Byproducts
steel
oxide
Waste management
estuarine sediment
Microbiota
Ecosystems
Ecosystem
Sediments
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Open Access
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Waste Management
Steel
Sewage
Dust
Health

Can legacy pollution influence antimicrobial resistance in estuarine sediments? the geochemical role!

Rodgers, K., McLellan, I., Peshkur, T., Williams, R., Tonner, R., Hursthouse, A. S., Knapp, C. W. & Henriquez, F. L., 2 Jul 2018, p. 96-96. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePresentation

estuarine sediment
pollution
antibiotic resistance
antibiotics
public health
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Can the legacy of industrial pollution influence antimicrobial resistance in estuarine sediments?

Rodgers, K., McLellan, I., Peshkur, T., Williams, R., Tonner, R., Hursthouse, A., Knapp, C. & Henriquez, F., 13 Oct 2018, In : Environmental Chemistry Letters. 17, 2, p. 595-607 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLiterature review

Open Access
File
estuarine sediment
antibiotics
Sediments
Pollution
Security Measures

Prizes

Genes of past, present and future: does legacy pollution contribute to antibiotic resistance in industrialised estuaries?

Kiri Rodgers (Recipient), Andrew Hursthouse (Recipient), Iain McLellan (Recipient), Fiona Henriquez (Recipient), Roderick Williams (Recipient), Rebecca Tonner (Recipient), Tatyana Peshkur (Recipient) & Charles Knapp (Recipient), 27 Apr 2018

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Estuaries
Posters
Microbial Drug Resistance
Genes

Activities 2016 2019

The Clyde’s Industrial History and its Impact on Antimicrobial Resistance

Kiri Rodgers (Speaker), Iain McLellan (Speaker), Tatyana Peshkur (Speaker), Roderick Williams (Speaker), Rebecca Tonner (Speaker), Charles Knapp (Speaker), Andrew Hursthouse (Speaker), Fiona Henriquez (Speaker)
4 Sep 2019

Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation

Smashing Science Festival, UWS Lanarkshire campus

Alicia Ware (Speaker), Teontor Simakou (Speaker), Kiri Rodgers (Speaker)
13 Jun 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

Antimicrobial Resistance in the Real World

Iain McLellan (Participant), Kiri Rodgers (Organiser), Fiona Henriquez (Chair)
16 Apr 201817 Apr 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

Antimicrobial Resistance in the Real World

Kiri Rodgers (Organiser)
16 Apr 201817 Apr 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

NERC: Field spectroscopy facility training course

Kiri Rodgers (Participant), Stephen Hendry (Participant)
30 Apr 20182 May 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

Press / Media