Environmental and public health

We are working on the enforcement of food legislation and the implementation of EU regulations on food safety and hygiene in the UK, the regulation of the use of nanotechnologies for environmental and health protection and aspects of environmental health involving local pollution, such as noise and contaminated land.

Past projects


R Malcolm (2011) Integrated product policy: products and their impact on energy, International Journal of Law in the Built Environment, 3(1), pp. 48–64.

G van Calster (2010) Nanomaterials and regulation of cosmetics, Nature Nanotechnology, Vol.5, Issue 2, pp. 92.

G van Calster (2010) For Me to Know and You to Find Out? Participatory Mechanisms, The Aarhus Convention and New Technologies, Studies in Ethics, Law, and Technology, 4(2), pp. 1-34.

G van Calster (2010) Defining nanomaterials for the purpose of regulation within the European Union, European Journal of Risk Regulation, pp. 115-122.