Alistair Boxall is Professor in Environmental Science at the University of York. His research focuses on understanding emerging and future ecological and health risks posed by chemical contaminants in the natural environment. He is coordinator of the 3.5 M Euro CAPACITIE project on pollution monitoring in cities and academic coordinator of the 10.3 M Euro iPiE project on intelligence-led assessment of pharmaceuticals in the environment. He leads the York City Environment Observatory project, a unique initiative to establish York as an exemplar city for understanding the links between the quality of the environment and health and wellbeing and the economy in the city. He regularly advises national and international organisations on issues relating to chemical impacts on the environment and has published extensively on the topic of chemical risks in the environment.
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