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Dr Edmond Sanganyado

Assistant Professor

Department: Applied Sciences

Edmond Sanganyado, PhD, is a highly accomplished environmental toxicologist and a dedicated educator currently serving as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Applied Sciences at Northumbria University. Prior to joining Northumbria University, Dr. Sanganyado was an Associate Professor at the Institute of Marine Science at Shantou University in China, where he also completed his postdoctoral research fellowship. During his time at Shantou University, he was honored with the Outstanding Young Talent Award for his exceptional research contributions to the field of marine science.

Dr. Sanganyado's academic journey began with a BSc (Hons) in Applied Chemistry from the National University of Science and Technology in Zimbabwe. He then went on to pursue his PhD in Environmental Toxicology at the University of California, Riverside, as a Fulbright Scholar. His research focuses on the impact of environmental contaminants on ecosystems, specifically in marine environments.

In recognition of his significant contributions to environmental science and sustainability, Dr. Sanganyado was elected a Fellow of the Institution of Environmental Sciences. His commitment to fostering scientific collaboration and leadership led him to be elected as a member of the Global Young Academy, an organization dedicated to empowering young scientists and scholars from around the world.

Dr. Sanganyado is also passionate about promoting scientific research and education in his home country. As a testament to his dedication, he is currently serving his second term as the President of the Zimbabwe Young Academy of Sciences, where he works to strengthen the capacity of young scientists in Zimbabwe and beyond.

With a distinguished record of research, teaching, and service, Dr. Edmond Sanganyado is an exemplary leader in his field, poised to continue making lasting contributions to environmental science and sustainability for years to come.

Edmond Sanganyado

Edmond Sanganyado's primary research interest lies in understanding the impact of human activities on aquatic environments, with a focus on assessing the environmental chemodynamics and ecotoxicological mechanisms and pathways of synthetic chemicals. Through his research, Dr. Sanganyado aims to develop tools and techniques that can effectively predict, monitor, and manage the presence and impact of these contaminants in aquatic ecosystems.

Dr. Sanganyado has published more than 60 research articles in high-impact journals, including Water Research, Journal of Hazardous Materials, and Environmental Pollution. His research findings have provided valuable insights into the behavior, distribution, and effects of synthetic chemicals in aquatic environments, contributing to a better understanding of their ecological implications.

Dr. Sanganyado is actively involved in the scientific community as an editor and reviewer. He has previously served as an Associate Editor for Frontiers in Water and Academic Editor for PeerJ - Life & Environment and PLoS ONE. He has also been an Editorial Board Member for Communications Earth & Environment, BMC Chemistry, and Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management, playing a key role in the dissemination and evaluation of scientific research in his field.

As Dr. Sanganyado continues to explore the complex interactions between human activities, synthetic chemicals, and aquatic ecosystems, his research is poised to contribute to the development of sustainable solutions for protecting and preserving these vital resources for future generations. His commitment to advancing knowledge in environmental science, coupled with his dedication to fostering collaboration and communication within the scientific community, makes him a driving force for progress and innovation in the study of aquatic environments.

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Tissue distribution and health risk of trace elements in East Asian finless porpoises, Tian, J., Gan, Z., Sanganyado, E., Lu, Z., Wu, J., Han, J., Liu, W. 1 Dec 2021, In: Environmental Pollution
  • Electrochemical behavior of biochar and its effects on microbial nitrate reduction: Role of extracellular polymeric substances in extracellular electron transfer, Sathishkumar, K., Li, Y., Sanganyado, E. 1 Sep 2020, In: Chemical Engineering Journal
  • Vertical changes in water depth and environmental variables drove the antibiotics and antibiotic resistomes distribution, and microbial food web structures in the estuary and marine ecosystems, Ohore, O., Ifon, B., Wang, Y., Kazmi, S., Zhang, J., Sanganyado, E., Jiao, X., Liu, W., Wang, Z. 1 Aug 2023, In: Environment international
  • Identification, occurrence, concentration and composition profile of fiproles in municipal wastewater treatment plants, Zhang, Q., Yang, Y., Xiao, Y., Xia, T., Shang, N., Liu, Y., Guo, F., Sanganyado, E., Jiang, X., Xia, X. 25 Aug 2023, In: Science of the Total Environment
  • Chiral pharmaceutical drug adsorption to natural and synthetic particulates in water and their desorption in simulated gastric fluid, Petrie, B., Moura, D., Lawton, L., Sanganyado, E. 1 Feb 2023, In: Journal of Hazardous Materials Advances

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Editorial work: Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management (Journal) 2021
  • Editorial work: Forensic Science International: Animals and Environments (Journal) 2023
  • Membership of network: Global Young Academy (External organisation) 2022
  • Membership of network: Zimbabwe Young Academy of Sciences (External organisation) 2020
  • Oral presentation: Harnessing Generative AI to Improve Assessment Literacy in Forensic Toxicology 2023

  • Education PGCHE July 30 2018
  • Environmental Science and other Physical Science PhD June 10 2016
  • Chemistry BSc (Hons) May 31 2008
  • Member of the Royal Society of Chemistry MRSC 2022
  • Fellow of the Institution of Environmental Sciences FIEnvSc 2021

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