Andrew Hursthouse serves as a Professor of environmental geochemistry and the Subject Development Chair (physical sciences) at the University of the West of Scotland, Scotland (UWS). Hursthouse got a Ph.D. degree (University of Glasgow, UK) in environmental radioactivity and a B.S. degree (University of Reading, UK) in geochemistry. His areas of interest are environmental geochemistry of metallic elements and persistent organic pollutants; analytical/environmental chemistry; environmental pollution, resources, and implications for human health; environmental protection and legislation, industrial processes, economic development, and society; remediation and treatment of (chemical) pollution; chemical and environmental hazards, and waste and environmental management and regulations.
Biography Updated on 21 January 2013