School of Biological Sciences


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Professor Richard Greenwood

  • Role Title: Emeritus Professor of Environmental Science
  • Address: School of Biological Sciences, King Henry Building, King Henry I Street, Portsmouth. PO1 2DY
  • Telephone: 023 9284 2065
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  • Department: School of Biological Sciences
  • Faculty: Faculty of Science


I am an Emeritus Professor of Environmental Science for the School of Biological Sciences, my main research interests involve Environmental toxicology, environmental monitoring, mode of action of insecticides, insecticide pharmacokinetics and chemoinformatics.

Teaching Responsibilities

  • Comparative animal physiology
  • Ecophysiology
  • Environmental toxicology
  • Chemoinformatics
  • High throughput screening


  • Toxicokinetics
  • Mode of action of insecticides
  • Chemoinformatic studies; toxicology, and design of biologically active compounds
  • Application of mathematical modelling and multivariate analysis to environmental and toxicological data
  • Environmental toxicology; effects of organic pollutants on marine organisms
  • Development of passive sampling systems for organic and inorganic pollutants in aquatic environments
  • Development of sampling systems for use in the analysis of pharmaceutical compounds