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Dr Gera M. Troisi is a lecturer in the School of Engineering and Design at Brunel University London since 2001, delivering undergraduate and postgraduate modules on Medical Device Risk Management, Environmental Risk Assessment and Life Cycle Analysis on Biomedical, Sustainable and General Engineering courses and has supervised several postgraduate students to successful completion of PhD-doctoral degrees, MPhil and MRes. She is a Chartered Toxicologist-Ecotoxicologist (UK & Europe) and is a member of the Risk Assessment Committee (RAC) of the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) which advises on the classification, labelling and restriction of chemicals within the European Union under the REACH and CLP regulations. Her principal research interests are environmental toxicology of humans and wildlife (ecotoxicology, endocrine disruption, biomonitoring, biosensors, environmental analysis); Risk Assessment and Aquaculture. She has over 30 research publications covering these disciplines. She has coordinated a number of research and consultancy projects related to environmental toxicology funded by both non-governmental (RSPCA, WWF, Care for the Wild, Greenpeace) and governmental agencies (DEFRA) and industry (Safeway, Slimming Systems Ltd and Lufthansa-Hawker Pacific Aerospace). Before beginning her career in academia, Dr Troisi worked as a Senior Scientific Officer in the Medical Research Council (MRC) Institute for Environment & Health. She holds a doctorate degree in Environmental Toxicology from the University of Essex and is a member of the British and European Toxicology Societies. Dr Troisi offers the following consultancy services: Medical Device Risk Management; Environmental Risk Assessment; Health Risk Assessment; Ecological Risk Assessment; Life Cycle Analysis; Environmental Impact Assessment; Health and Ecological Impacts; Laboratory analysis of environmental pollutants (polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and metabolites (Methyl sulphones), pesticides, heavy metals and polyaromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs); emergent pollutants (brominated flame retardants)) drugs and biologically-active compounds (steroid hormones).

Newest selected publications

Troisi, G., Barton, S. and Bexton, S. (2016) 'Impacts of oil spills on seabirds: Unsustainable impacts of non-renewable energy'. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy. ISSN: 0360-3199 Open Access Link

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Troisi, G. (2013) 'T-cell responses in oiled guillemots and swans in a rehabilitation setting'. Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, 65 (1). pp. 142 - 148. ISSN: 0090-4341 Open Access Link

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Marshall, J-L., Hinton, M., Wrobel, L. and Troisi, G. (2009) 'Designing sustainable medical devices'. Medical Device and Diagnostic Industry, 31 (7). ISSN: 0194-844X Open Access Link

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Podgoric, S., Jones, BJ., Bulpett, R., Franks, J. and Troisi, G. (2009) 'Structure and tribological performance of diamond-like carbon based coatings for aerospace component processing'. e-Journal of Surface Science and Nanotechnology, 7. pp. 459 - 464. ISSN: 1348-0391 Open Access Link

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Podgoric, S., Jones, BJ., Bulpett, R., Troisi, G. and Franks, J. (2009) 'Diamond-like carbon/epoxy low-friction coatings to replace electroplated chromium'. Wear, 267 (5-8). pp. 996 - 1001. ISSN: 0043-1648 Open Access Link

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