Dr Richard Maunder

Dr Richard Maunder

Post-Doctoral Research Assistant

School of Biological & Marine Sciences (Faculty of Science & Engineering)

  • Room 410, Davy Building, Drake Circus, Plymouth, Devon, PL4 8AA


Post Doctoral Research Assistant on Project: Moving up a dimension: 3D in vitro models as effective alternatives to live fish studies.


June 2010 - May 2014: Aquatic Ecotoxicology Study Director, AstraZeneca Brixham Environmental Laboratory

April 2007 - June 2010: Post Doctoral Research Assistant. Plymouth University

May 2006 - Feb 2007: Ecological Appraisal Officer. Environment Agency, Wallingford

Oct 2002 - Feb 2006: PhD in Biology and Biochemistry Research. Brunel University & Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Windermere                     

Professional membership

Society for Experimental Biology
United Kingdom Environmental Mutagen Society
Fisheries Society of the British Isles

Research interests

in vitro alternatives to in vivo testing


Endocrine disruption

Environmental contaminants

Mucus uptake and elimination of contaminants