Emerging Investigators – the latest work from rising stars in Environmental Science

We are delighted to share with you a selection of high-impact papers by Emerging Investigators in the field of environmental science and engineering. These papers, published in Environmental Science: Nano as well as our sister journals Environmental Science: Processes & Impacts, and Environmental Science: Water Research & Technology, showcase the breadth of exciting research being conducted by rising stars in our field.

The latest work from rising stars of environmental science

Emerging investigator series: towards a framework for establishing the impacts of pharmaceuticals in wastewater irrigation systems on agro-ecosystems and human health
Laura Carter et al

Emerging investigator series: spatial distribution of dissolved organic matter in ice and at air–ice interfaces
Tara Kahan et al

Emerging investigator series: atmospheric cycling of indium in the northeastern United States
Sarah Jane White et al

Emerging investigator series: transformation of common antibiotics during water disinfection with chlorine and formation of antibacterially active products
Olya Keen et al

Emerging investigator series: photocatalysis for MBR effluent post-treatment: assessing the effects of effluent organic matter characteristics
Samuel Snow et al

Emerging investigator series: treatment and recycling of heavy metals from nanosludge
Jing Zhang et al

Emerging investigator series: characterization of silver and silver nanoparticle interactions with zinc finger peptides
Korin Wheeler et al

Emerging investigator series: protein adsorption and transformation on catalytic and food-grade TiO2 nanoparticles in the presence of dissolved organic carbon
Kyle Doudrick et al


The RSC’s Emerging Investigator Series provides a unique platform for early-career environmental scientists & engineers to showcase their best work to a broad audience. Contact us to apply for consideration in this Series. To be eligible, you will need to have completed your PhD (or equivalent degree) within the last 10 years†, have an independent career and appear as corresponding author on the manuscript.

Across the environmental science journals, the Emerging Investigator Series is curated by our Series Editors; David Cwiertny, Jeremy Guest, Long Nghiem, Ligy Philip, Delphine Farmer, Lenny Winkel, Guang-Guo Ying and Peter Vikesland.

Read more of our Emerging Investigator Series papers using the links below.

Environmental Science: Nano Emerging Investigator Series

Environmental Science: Processes & Impacts Emerging Investigator Series

Environmental Science: Water Research & Technology Emerging Investigator Series

Also, read the latest interviews with our Emerging Investigators to find out more about their work and the important research challenges that they are tackling.

We hope you enjoy reading these papers from future leaders in the field of environmental science.

†Appropriate consideration will be given to those who have taken a career break or followed a different study path

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