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Faculty of Health and Life Sciences

Dr Iryna Labunska

Dr Iryna Labunska

Honorary Research Fellow (Greenpeace)

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 Innovation Centre Phase 2 0/03


Innovation Centre Phase 2, University of Exeter,  Rennes Drive,  Exeter,  EX4 4RN, UK


Iryna graduated from Kiev State University in 1980 with a Masters degree in chemistry. In 1991, following research into chemical reaction kinetics at the Ukrainian Academy of Science, Iryna began work with the Kiev Laboratory of Greenpeace. She managed the Kiev Lab from 1993 and then joined the group at Exeter, as a scientist, in 1995. Aside from her expertise in organic analytical chemistry, Iryna also acts as a radiation safety advisor for Greenpeace.  In 2017, Iryna was awarded her PhD for research into human dietary exposure to hazardous chemicals arising from e-waste recycling, conducted jointly with the Division of Environmental Health & Risk Management (School of Geography, Earth & Environmental Sciences) at the University of Birmingham.

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