Miss Holly Pearson

Miss Holly Pearson


School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences (Faculty of Science and Engineering)

PhD Student


BSc (hons) Environmental Earth Science (2009 - 2012)

Dissertation entitled "Soil contamination of two mine sites in SW England: the potential implications of arsenic upon human health"

PhD research student 2012-present
"Speciation and Bioavailability of Metals in Estuaries"

Research interests

Metal speciation and bioavailability
Metal ecotoxicology
Voltammetric techniques
Estuarine biogeochemistry

Medical geology

Equine anatomy and physiology
Equine biomechanics
Equine behaviour and phsychology 

Grants & contracts

Marine Institute Grant for joint project with Plymouth University's ERIC group