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The Global Monitoring of Pharmaceuticals Project brought together a consortium of over 100 different collaborators from academia, government and industry across all continents achieving the largest study of its kind worldwide. 

the team:

Dr John Wilkinson

Based at the University of York Environment and Geography Department, John co-ordinated the project. 

Professor Alistair Boxall

Based at the University of York Environment and Geography Department, Alistair co-ordinated the project with John Wilkinson. 

Dr Dana W Kolpin

Based at the USGS Central Midwest Water Science Center (Iowa City, USA), Dana has extensive experience with research including fate, transport, and effects of environmental contaminants. 

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Prof. Rob Marchant

Based at the University of York, Rob was instrumental in sample collection and establishing networks of collaborators throughout Africa for this project.

Dr Magdalena Cara

Albania

Agricultural University of Tirana, Albania

Dr Clare S. Mahon

Australia

University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia

Dr Thilo Hofmann

Austria

University of Vienna, Department of Environmental Geosciences

Dr Pedro Carriquiriborde 

Argentina

Universidad Nacional de la Plata,

 Buenos Aires, Argentina

Tapos Kormoker

Bangladesh

Patuakhali Science and Technology University, Dumki, Bangladesh

Dr Jean Leite Tavares

Natal, Brazil

Instituto Federal De Educacao, Natal, Brazil

Dr Maria Tereza Pepe Razzolini

Brazil

School of Public Health, University of Sao Paulo

Katherine Wong, RN

and 

Amanda Wong

Canada (Calgary)

University of Calgary 

Dr Jules M. Blais

Canada (Ottawa)

University of Ottawa 

Linda E. Kimpe 

Canada (Ottawa)

University of Ottawa

Michelle Wong

and

Donald Wong

Canada (Toronto)

Dr Cristóbal Galbán Malagón

Chile (Santiago)

Universidad Nacional Andrés Bello, Santiago de Chile

Dr Jaime Pizarro

Chile (San Jose de Maipo)

Universidad de Santiago de Chile, Santiago, Chile

Prof. Guang-Guo Ying

China (Guangzhou)

South China Normal University, Guangzhou, China

Dr Chang-Er L. Chen

China (Guangzhou)

South China Normal University, Guangzhou, China

Prof. Martha Isabel Paez Melo

Colombia

Universidad del Valle, Cali, Colombia

Jina Marcela Martinez Lara

Colombia

Universidad del Valle, Cali, Colombia

Dr Linda Ioannou-Ttofa 

Cyprus

Nireas International Water Research Center, University of Cyprus

Dr Despo Fatta-Kassinos  

Cyprus

Nireas International Water Research Center, University of Cyprus

Dr Jan Vymazal

Czechia

Czech University of Life Sciences, Prague

Dr Vladimíra Belušová

Czechia

Czech University of Life Sciences, Prague

Dr Jeanne Garric

France (Lyon)

Institut national de recherche en sciences et technologies pour l' environnement et l'agriculture, Lyon

Dr Arnaud Chaumot

France (Lyon)

Institut national de recherche en sciences et technologies pour l' environnement et l'agriculture, Lyon

Dr Peter Gibba

The Gambia

Department of Water Resources, Banjul

Prof. Gerasimos Lyberatos

Greece

National Technical University of Athens, Athens, Greece

Dr Kenneth M. Y. Leung

Hong Kong

The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, China

Dr Racliffe W. S. Lai 

Hong Kong

The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, China

Dr Anindrya Nastiti

Indonesia

Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering,

Institut Teknologi Bandung

Dr Ade Supriatin

Indonesia

Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering,

Institut Teknologi Bandung

Dr Nima Pourang

Iran

Iranian Fisheries Science Research Institute

Dr Ali Abedini

Iran

Iranian Fisheries Science Research Institute

Dr Omar Abdullah

Iraq

University of York, Environment and Geography Department, UK

Salem S. Gharbia

Ireland

University College Dublin 

Dr Francesco Pilla

Ireland

University College Dublin

Prof. Benny Chefetz

Israel

The Hebrew University of Jeruselem, Rehovot, Israel

Tom Topaz

Israel

The Hebrew University of Jeruselem, Rehovot, Israel

Dr Bakhyt Aubakirova 

Kazakhstan

Nazarbayev University, Astana, Kazakhstan

Dr Raikhan Beisenova

Kazakhstan

Nazarbayev University, Astana, Kazakhstan

Dr Lydia Olaka

Kenya

Geology Department, University of Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya

Jemima Muluu

Kenya

Geology Department, University of Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya

Dr Ahmad Zaharin Aris

Malaysia

Department of Environmental Sciences, University Putra Malaysia

Dr Juen Ley Looi

Malaysia

Department of Environmental Sciences, University Putra Malaysia

Maritza Figy

Mexico

Dr Rik Oldenkamp

The Netherlands

University of York, Environment and Geography Department, UK

Dr Penelope Wilson

New Zealand

Kingston University London, Kingston-upon-Thames, UK

Dr Olatayo Ogunbanwo

Nigeria

University of Leeds, UK

Prof.  Ziad Abdeen

Palestine

Al-Quds University, Abu Dies, West Bank

Dr Muhammad Ashfaq

Pakistan

University of Gujrat, Lahore, Pakistan

Dr Muhammad Iqbal

Pakistan

University of Gujrat, Lahore, Pakistan

Dr Fabio Carvalho

Portugal

Kingston University London, Kingston-upon-Thames, UK

Dr Alhaji Brima Gogra

Sierra Leone

School of Environmental Sciences, Njala University, Bo, Sierra Leone

Dr Vesna Cerkvenik Flajs

Slovenia

University of Ljubljana, Slovenia

Dr Mitja Gombac

Slovenia

University of Ljubljana, Slovenia

Dr Melusi Thwala

South Africa

Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, Pretoria, South Africa

Prof. Kyungho Choi

South Korea

Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea

Dr Habyeong Kang

South Korea

Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea

Dr Andreu Rico

Spain

IMDEA Agua, Campus científico-tecnológico de la Universidad de Alcala, Spain

Dr Priyanie Amerasinghe

Sri Lanka

International Water Management Institute, Colombo, Sri Lanka

Dr Anna Sobek

Sweden

Stockholm University, Uppsala, Sweden

Dr Gisela Horlitz

Sweden

Stockholm University, Uppsala, Sweden

Dr Armin Zenker

Switzerland

University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland, Basel, Switzerland

Alex C. King

Switzerland

University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland, Basel, Switzerland

Dr Madaka Tumbo

Tanzania (Dar es Salaam)

University of Dar es Salaam-Mwalimu Nyerere Campas, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Dr Rebecca Kariuki 

Tanzania (Arusha)

University of York, Environment and Geography Department, UK

Dr Julius B. Lejju

Uganda

Mbarara University of Science & Technology, Faculty of Science

Dr Yuliya Vystavna

Ukraine

Czech Academy of Sciences, Institute of Hydrobiology

Ukraine

O.M. Beketov National University of Urban Economy, Kharkiv, Ukraine

Dr Yuriy Vergeles

Dr Douglas B Simms

United States

College of Southern Nevada, Las Vegas, USA

Dr Halldór Pálmar Halldórsson

Iceland

The University of Iceland´s Research Centre in Sudurnes, Sandgerdi, Iceland

Dr Ifo Suspense Averti

Congo

University of Marien N'GOUABI, Brazzaville

Dr Victorien Dougnon

Benin

University of Abomey-Calavi, Benin

Gildas Gbaguidi

Benin

University of Abomey-Calavi, Benin