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Professor Rakesh Kanda

Professor Rakesh Kanda
Vice Dean International / Professor - Exposome Science

Halsbury Building 130

Membership and affiliation

  • 2001: Membership of the British Standards Institute sub-committee (EH/3/2) on Physical chemical and biochemical methods for water, period 2001 to 2002
  • 2004: Member of the Editorial board of Current Pharmaceutical Analysis, period 2004 to 2013
  • 2005: Membership of the Technical Working Group of the National Endocrine Disrupter Programme (NEDP), period from 2005 to 2009
  • 2006: Member of the Standing Committee of Analysts (Steroid oestrogens)
  • 2007: Member of Environmental Industries Commission (EIC) Innovation and Research working Group, period from 2007 to 2012
  • 2007: Visiting Research Fellow at the School of Chemistry, Food & Pharmacy, The University of Reading, period 2007 to 2015
  • 2009: Membership of the Technical Working Group of the Chemicals Investigation Programme (CPP) period from 2009 to 2012
  • 2013: Member of the London Toxicology Group, period 2013 to present
  • 2021: Member of the Editorial board (Environmental Chemistry Section) of Toxics, period 2021 to present

Media interests

 12th June 2015

Tiny catalysts could wipe billions off the cost of cleaning wastewater

Catalysts effectively remove ethynylestradiol (EE2), a contraceptive pill hormone, from treated wastewater

15th June 2015

Water Processing: Sustainable wastewater treatment

Novel Catalysts could revolutionse wastewater treatment

20th June 2015

Pill Endocrine Disrupter cleaned up using catalysts

Cheap iron catalysts could cut cost of tackling synthetic oestrogen in wastewater in half

20th August 2016

Snail decoy targets disease

Snail decoy targets disease

23rd August 2017

Mussels tested for microplastics in pollution crusade

Researchers help women yacht crew highlight plastic pollution