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    United Kingdom

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PhD projects

arsenic, rice, plant nutrition, agronomic sustainability, inorganic contaminant residues in wildlife and agronomic food-chains

1988 …2020

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Research Interests

My research is focused around how pollutants & nutients cycle in the environment.

Arsenic's & cadmium's biogeochemistry are of particular interest. 


Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh

Member of the Royal Irish Academy

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Research Output

Global Sourcing of Low-Inorganic Arsenic Rice Grain

Carey, M., Meharg, C., Williams, P., Marwa, E., Jiujin, X., Gomes Farias, J., De Silva, P. M. C. S., Signes-Pastor, A., Lu, Y., Nicoloso, F. T., Savage, L., Campbell, K., Elliott, C., Adomako, E., Green, A. J., Moreno-Jimenez, E., Carbonell-Barrachina, Á. A., Triwardhani, E. A., Pandianga, F. I., Haris, P. I. & 8 others, Lawgali, Y. F., Sommella, A., Pigna, M., Brabet, C., Montet, D., Njira, K., Watts, M. J. & Meharg, A. A., 2019, In : Exposure and Health.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Rice Grain Cadmium Concentrations in the Global Supply-Chain

    Shi, Z., Carey, M. & Meharg, A., 02 Mar 2020, In : Exposure and Health.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
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    Arsenic in cooked rice foods: Assessing health risks and mitigation options

    Kumarathilaka, P., Seneweera, S., Ok, Y. S., Meharg, A. & Bundschuh, J., 12 Apr 2019, In : Environment International. 127, p. 584-591 8 p.

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    Open Access
  • 6 Citations (Scopus)
    23 Downloads (Pure)

    Dissolved organic matter differentially influences arsenic methylation and volatilization in paddy soils

    Yan, M., Zeng, X., Wang, J., Meharg, A. A., Meharg, C., Tang, X., Zhang, L., Bai, L., Zhang, J. & Su, S., 30 Nov 2019, In : Journal of Hazardous Materials. 121795.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Encapsulation of lead in rice phytoliths as a possible pollutant source in paddy soils

    Nguyen, T. N., Nguyen, M. N., McNamara, M., Dultz, S., Meharg, A. & Nguyen, V. T., 01 Jun 2019, In : Environmental and Experimental Botany. 162, p. 58-66

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • 1 Citation (Scopus)
    16 Downloads (Pure)