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Research interests

Philippa’s research focusses on the sustainability of natural aquatic environments, with specific areas of interest in emerging pollutants, water processing, and the use of electrochemical techniques for environmental management.

Current Project:

  • Removal of Endocrine Disruptor Bisphenol A from Water (PhD, Supervisor: Dr P. Cameron)

Previous Research Projects:

  • Removal of Endocrine Disruptor Bisphenol A from Water (MRes, Supervisor: Dr P. Cameron)
  • Radio Frequency Heating for Controlled Crosslinking in Cellulose (MRes, Supervisor: Dr A. Hill)
  • Electrochemical Polymerisation for Supercapacitor Materials (MChem, Supervisor: Prof. G. Wildgoose)
  • Copper-Based Nanomaterials for Dye Sensitised Solar Cells (Royal Society of Chemistry Placement, Supervisor: Dr J. Fielden)

Education/Academic qualification

Sustainable Chemical Technologies, Master of Research, University of Bath

Sep 2017Sep 2018

Chemistry, Master of Chemistry, University of East Anglia

Sep 2013Jul 2017


  • Sustainability
  • Water Purification
  • Water/Waste Water Treatment
  • Electrochemistry

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endocrine disruptor Earth & Environmental Sciences
polymerization Earth & Environmental Sciences
aquatic environment Earth & Environmental Sciences
environmental management Earth & Environmental Sciences
cellulose Earth & Environmental Sciences
dye Earth & Environmental Sciences
sustainability Earth & Environmental Sciences
radio Earth & Environmental Sciences