Queen's University, Belfast
Key Research Interests
- Arsenic biogeochemical cycling
- Trace element fluxes through natural and agronomic systems
- Advanced analytical tools for semi-metal speciation
- Evolution of metal(loid) tolerances in organisms
- Sustainable agronomic systems
Recent Key Papers
- Savage L, Carey M, Williams PN, Meharg AA (2018) Biovolatilization of arsenic as arsines from seawater. Environmental Science Technology 59, 3968-3974.
- Young E, Carey M, Meharg AA, Meharg C (2018) Microbiome and ecotypic adaption of Holcus lanatus (L.) to extremes of its soil pH range; investigated through transcriptome sequencing. Microbiome 6, 48.
- Olszewska JP, Meharg AA, Heal KV, Carey M, Gunn IDM, Searle KR, Winfield IJ, Spears BM (2016) Accumulation of arsenic species in macrophytes from a lake impacted by red mud. Environmental Science Technology 50, 9044-9052.
Summary Title of Current Studentships
- Global patterns in rice arsenic.
- The regulation of arsenic metabolism by soil geomorphology.
- The biogeography of arsenic availability to rice.
- Removing cadmium from rice grains.
- Cadmium in the global rice supply chain.
- The role of fertilizers in cadmium and arsenic bioavailability in rice.
- Iodine and selenium cycling in agronomic systems.