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Interested in sustainable drainage systems (SuDS) to provide more effective drainage, alonside addtional benefits including provision of biodiversity, addtional amenities and removal of pollutants. Also interested in new and emerging pollutants (NEPs), their prevelance, monitoring them and mitigation. ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3589-8477 LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/peter-hollings-618427152/ PurePortal: https://pureportal.coventry.ac.uk/en/persons/peter-hollings
June 2018 - September 2019
- Research Assistant
- A placement/internship position undertaken as part of my undergraduate degree. Within this position I setup, ran and maintained scientific experiments examining the effectiveness of a potential SuDS design to improve water quality and support useful plants. This involved regular sampling, water quality analysis in addition to data management and analysis. I also assisted with other projects as required, undertaking a number of different tasks to assist with those projects.
Informal settlements lack drainage, leaving grey water as an environmental contaminant and a potential threat to health. Nature based solutions (NBS) have been posed as a potential remedy for drainage in informal settlements. However, work is lacking on the ability of NBS to treat new and emerging pollutants (NEPs), a group of pollutants which incl...