School of Natural and Environmental Sciences

Staff Profile

Dr Clare McCann

Research Associate

Background

Qualifications

2007 - 2012           PhD Civil Engineering (Environmental), Newcastle University

2006 - 2007           MSc Environmental Engineering, Newcastle University

2002 - 2006           BSc Geography, Queens University Belfast 

 

Positions

2012 - 2013           Research Environmental Engineer, Newcastle University

2011 - 2012           Research Associate, Durham University

2010                       Research Assistant in Biogeochemistry Field Studies, Newcastle University

 

PhD supervision 

Peter Leary

Start date: 22 September 2014 

Research area: Geoscience

Title: Microbial diversity and function in radionuclide contaminated soils and sediments 

Memberships

The American Chemical Society 

The Society for General Microbiology 

 

 

 

 

Research

Research Interests

Manganese oxides 

Metal, PAH and radionuclide contaminated land and remediation technologies

Lithological controls on soil microbial communities

Soil remineralization

Use of waste minerals for sustainable brownfield remediation

Impact of pollutants upon soil microbial functioning

Soil health

 

Publications