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Publications and Conferences

This page provides details of publicly available publications and conference presentations where our work on the IOM pesticide biomonitoring project has been disseminated. Click on the links to access the relevant documents.

Project final report
The final scientific report for the project is available from the DEFRA website.
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Sams C, Jones K, Galea KS, MacCalman L, Cocker J, Teedon P, Cherrie JW, van Tongeren M (2016).  Development of a Biomarker for Penconazole: A Human Oral Dosing Study and a Survey of UK Residents’ Exposure. Toxics 2016, 4(2), 10; doi:10.3390/toxics4020010.

Galea KS et al (2015) Urinary biomarker concentrations of captan, chlormequat, chlorpyrifos and cypermethrin in UK adults and children living near agricultural land. J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol. Advance online publication, 16 September 2015; doi:jes.2015.54. The article will go live around 11 AM New York time.
Galea KS et al (2015) Comparison of residents’ pesticide exposure with predictions obtained using the UK regulatory exposure assessment approach. Reg Tox Pharm. (2015) DOI: 10.1016/j.yrtph.2015.09.012.
Teedon et al. (2015) Engaging with Community Researchers for Exposure Science: Lessons Learned from a Pesticide Biomonitoring Study. PLOS One. Published 26 Aug, 2015. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0136347. Available from:
Galea et al (2011), Biological monitoring of pesticide exposures in residents living near agricultural land. BMC Public Health 11:856. Available from:
Conference presentations
9th International Symposium on Biological Monitoring in Occupational and Environmental Health, 9-11 September 2013, Manchester
Modelling spray drift from ground applications workshop, 10-11 June 2013. Cranfield University
7th International Conference on the Science of Exposure Assessment (X2012), Edinburgh, 2-5th July 2012
6th UK and Ireland Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology meeting, London, 22nd March 2012
  • Galea et al. How to assess pesticide exposure of residents living near agricultural land. Poster presentation.