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Contractor / Funded Organisation: Institute of Occupational Medicine

Detailed below are science projects undertaken for, or managed on behalf of, Defra by the Contractor/Funded Organisation selected.

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AQ0949: Updating exposure health tool to incorporate sequential changes in exposure levels and phased in lag timing
Time Scale & Cost
From 2012 To 2012, Cost £10,000
Field of Study:   Air Quality
Theme:   Assessing Policy Options (AQ09)
 
 
CB01072: A scoping study to identify hazard data needs for addressing the risks presented by nanoparticles and nanotubes
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2005 To 2005, Cost £34,500
Field of Study:   Chemicals and Nanotechnology
Theme:   Chemicals in the Environment (CB01)
Keywords:  
Chemicals, Environmental Protection, Risk, Technology
 
 
CB01099: Reference materials for engineered nanoparticle toxicology and metrology
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2007 To 2007, Cost £124,795
Field of Study:   Chemicals and Nanotechnology
Theme:   Chemicals in the Environment (CB01)
Keywords:  
Chemicals, Environmental Protection, Pollution
 
 
CB0406: An outline scoping study to determine whether high aspect ratio nanopartcles (HARN) should raise the same concerns as do asbestos fibres
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2007 To 2008, Cost £57,349
Field of Study:   Chemicals and Nanotechnology
Theme:   Chemicals in the Environment (CB04)
Keywords:  
Chemicals, Environmental Protection, Pollution
 
 
CB0407: A study to identify physicochemical facors controlling the capacity of nanoparticles to penetrate cells of the respiratory epithelium, especially those of first contact on inhalation of the particles
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2007 To 2008, Cost £55,532
Field of Study:   Chemicals and Nanotechnology
Theme:   Chemicals in the Environment (CB04)
 
 
CB0409: Nanoresearch: A review of completed and near-completed environment, health & safety research on nanomaterials & nanotechnology
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2008 To 2008, Cost £99,143
Field of Study:   Chemicals and Nanotechnology
Theme:   Chemicals in the Environment (CB04)
Keywords:  
Economic Policy Evaluation
 
 
CB0477: Exposure work to be conducted in support of the NanoReg project
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 2012 To 2016, Cost £700,000
Field of Study:   Chemicals and Nanotechnology
Theme:   Chemicals in the Environment (CB04)
 
 
PS2604: Biological Monitoring of Pesticide Exposures
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2004 To 2006, Cost £74,339
Field of Study:   Pesticide Safety
Theme:   Human Risk Assessment
Keywords:  
Crops, Farming, Health Effects, Operator Safety, Pesticide use, Pesticides, Arable Farming, Public Health, Sustainable Production, Biological Effects
 
 
PS2609: Desk study on prostate cancer and pesticide exposure
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2005 To 2006, Cost £24,109
Field of Study:   Pesticide Safety
Theme:   Human Risk Assessment
Keywords:  
Epidemiology, Hazardous substances, Health, Health Effects, Industrial, Pesticide use, Public Health, Toxic Substances
 
 
PS2619: Pesticide exposure and respiratory disease. Review of literature on asthma prevalence and exacerbation in association with pesticide exposure
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2010 To 2011, Cost £54,138
Field of Study:   Pesticide Safety
Theme:   Human Risk Assessment
Keywords:  
Agriculture, Environment and Health, Epidemiology, Farming, Hazardous substances, Health Effects, Operator Safety, Organophosphates, Application, Pesticide use, Pesticides, Public Health, Sheep Dipping, Veterinary Medicines
 
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