School of Earth and Environmental Sciences

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John Bruce

  • Qualifications: BSc Environmental Forensics
  • Role Title: PhD Researcher
  • Address: School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Burnaby Building, Burnaby Road, Portsmouth, PO1 3QL
  • Telephone: 023 9284 2241
  • Email: john.bruce@port.ac.uk
  • Department: Earth and Environmental Sciences
  • Faculty: Science

Biography

I am currently both a part time PhD student and a full time member of staff at Portsmouth University as a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) Associate. My two year KTP project focuses on researching, creating and embedding dust modelling capabilities within DustScan Ltd. My research as a graduate student will focus on expanding and improving on the empirical aspects of this project work. This project is being supervised by Dr Mike Fowler and Professor Jim Smith.

Career:

  • 2014 – Present: PhD researcher
  • 2013 – Present: University of Portsmouth/DustScan, Knowledge Transfer Partnership Associate
  • 2012-2013: DustScan, Dust Scientist
  • 2009-2012: University of Portsmouth, BSc (1st Class Honours) in Environmental Forensics

Memberships:

  • Associate Member of the Institute of Environmental Sciences
  • Associate Member of the Institute of Air Quality Management

 

Research

My current research interests are on investigations into dust from industrial sites including dust modelling, dust characterisation and dust source apportionment.