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Academic Biography

Dr Helen Carney's research interests include:

  • microbiology of polluted and extreme environments
  • bioremediation of polluted environments
  • developing molecular techniques for analysing microbial ecology
  • using nano-materials in remediation
  • developing chemical analysis and biosensor techniques for assessing contaminated land and water
  • developing 'green and biodegradable' products in manufacturing.

Summary of Research Interests

Research projects

  • Clemance, Teesside University - Bio-recycling: Resource recovery and reduction of oily hazardous wastes via biosurfactant washing and bioremediation, Defra-funded research project (2006-07)
  • Centre for Ecology and Hydrology Oxford, FirstFaraday Indigenous microbial response to in situ remedial technologies project (2005)
  • Centre for Ecology and Hydrology Oxford, Cranfield University, BP Industrial and FirstFaraday - Formulation of biologically treatable metalworking fluids, EPSRC CASE Studentship (2002-05)

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Projects 2019 2020

Research Output 2006 2020

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Shunting microfluidic PCR device for rapid bacterial detection

Salman, A., Carney, H., Bateson, S. & Ali, Z., 15 Jan 2020, In : Talanta. 207, 8 p., 120303.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Polymerase chain reaction
Microfluidics
Amplification
polycarbonate
Nucleic Acids

Forensic ecogenomics: response of the soil microbial communities to decomposition

Bisker, C., Carney, H., Taylor, G. & Ralebitso-Senior, T., 12 Jun 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Soil microbial communities’ response to animal decomposition

Bisker, C., Carney, H., Taylor, G. & Ralebitso-Senior, T., 31 May 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Bioaccumulation of platinum from waste

Sawyer, M., Carney, H., Orr, C., Rahman, P. & Maathuis, F., 19 Dec 2016.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

Open Access
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Comparative study on the decomposition of Sus scrofa domesticus and Quercus robur in a natural setting, in North Yorkshire, U.K.

Bisker, C., Carney, H., Taylor, G., Orr, C. & Ralebitso-Senior, T., 12 Nov 2016.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Thesis

Miniaturised system for DNA analysis

Author: Salman, A., 24 Oct 2013

Supervisor: Carney, H. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

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