Gordon joined the IOM and SAFENANO in 2010 in the role of Consultant Scientist with a focus on developing and implementing SAFENANO’s Scientific Services, including laboratory and on-site particle measurement and characterisation to support knowledge-based risk assessment of nanoparticles, before assuming the role of Section Head from 2015-2017.
Sofia Billett worked as a Senior Scientist with SAFENANO at the IOM from 2012-2017. Her work focused on undertaking on-site exposure measurement and characterisation of nanomaterials for research projects and commercial clients.
Gillian Carse worked as a Scientist and Associate Editor with SAFENANO at the IOM from 2012-2017. Gillian was involved in on-site exposure measurement and characterisation of nanomaterials for research projects and commercial clients.
Dr Craig Poland worked as a Senior Research Toxicologist within the SAFENANO Section of the IOM from 2010-2017. His work focused on the toxicology of nanomaterials with particular emphasis on high aspect ratio (fibrous) nanomaterials.
Dr Julia Varet worked as a Toxicologist with SAFENANO at the IOM from 2008 – 2015. With expertise in cellular biology and in vitro toxicology, Julia's remit in SAFENANO was the delivery of client-focussed toxicity testing and the further development of relevant tests to assess the in vitro toxicity of nanomaterials at a GLP standard.
Dr Dominique Balharry worked as a Research Toxicologist with SAFENANO at the IOM from 2013-2014. With expertise in human and environmental toxicology, Dominique undertook in-depth data and analysis to inform hazard and risk assessments.
Laura West undertook a 12-month Industrial Placement with SAFENANO at the IOM from 2012-2013 as part of her Masters in Chemistry with Forensic Science at Heriot-Watt University. During the placement, Laura completed a research project and gained valuable skills and knowledge in the area of nanotechnology.
Bryony Ross was a Research Scientist and Toxicologist at the IOM from 2006 until 2017. Bryony was Editor of the SAFENANO website from its launch in 2006 until 2012, and contributed to numerous Framework Programme (FP) 6 and 7 nanotechnology safety research projects.