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Jamie R. Lead, Emma Smith

Jamie Lead is Professor of Environmental Nanoscience in the School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Birmingham, UK. Professor Lead completed his PhD at Lancaster University, UK, in 1994 after investigating lanthanide and actinide speciation in natural waters and soils. Dr Emma Smith is currently Lecturer in Environmental Chemistry at the University of the West Indies. She received a degree in Oceanography and Chemistry from the University of Liverpool and a Masters in Marine Resource Development and Protection with distinction from Heriot Watt University.