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Dr William Hartley

BSc (Hons), Ph.D., PgC, MRSC

Senior Lecturer in Environmental Science

Current Research:
  • Fate of nanometal contaminants in soil (RSC funded research, Grant Number: RF19-3285): research is attempting to understand the mechanisms of nanometal absorption and transport in the soil-plant system. 
  • Soil & sediment metal(loid) chemistry: arsenic and heavy metal mobility and bioavailability in soil-plant systems.
  • Restoration of bauxite residue disposal areas.

Research Background:

  • Remediation of metal(loid) contaminated brownfield land.
  • Management of contaminated land, metal(loid) mobility, chemical speciation and soil dissolved organic carbon interactions.

Professional Memberships

Member of the Royal Society of Chemistry

Academic Department: Agriculture and Environment

Tel: 01952 81 5294

Office: Tudor Lodge room 6 Jubilee Adams, Tudor Lodge and NW Building

Research profile: ORCID


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You can contact Dr William Hartley if you would like to discuss any of the following course modules:



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