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1988 …2019
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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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Arsenic Chemical Compounds
arsenic Earth & Environmental Sciences
Soils Chemical Compounds
rice Earth & Environmental Sciences
Soil Medicine & Life Sciences
soil Earth & Environmental Sciences
Holcus Medicine & Life Sciences
arsenate Earth & Environmental Sciences

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Projects 2014 2019

Research Output 1988 2019

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 othersLawgali, 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

Open Access
Cacodylic Acid
3 Citations (Scopus)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
health risk

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

paddy soils
rice straw
6 Citations (Scopus)

Inorganic arsenic exposure and neuropsychological development of children of 4-5 years of age living in Spain

Signes-Pastor, A. J., Vioque, J., Navarrete-Muñoz, E. M., Carey, M., García-Villarino, M., Fernández-Somoano, A., Tardón, A., Santa-Marina, L., Irizar, A., Casas, M., Guxens, M., Llop, S., Soler-Blasco, R., García-de-la-Hera, M., Karagas, M. R. & Meharg, A. A., 01 Jul 2019, In : Environmental Research. 174, p. 135-142 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Child Development
child development
1 Citation (Scopus)

Iodine status of teenage girls on the island of Ireland

Mullan, K., Hamill, L., Doolan, K., Young, I., Smyth, P., Flynn, A., Walton, J., Meharg, A. A., Carey, M., McKernan, C., Bell, M., Black, N., Graham, U., McCance, D., McHugh, C., McMullan, P., McQuaid, S., O’Loughlin, A., Tuthill, A., Bath, S. C. & 2 othersRayman, M. & Woodside, J. V., 18 Jul 2019, In : European Journal of Nutrition. 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle