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First Name: Bruce
Surname: Petrie
Position: lecturer
Telephone: +44 (0) 1224 262518
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Dr Petrie is a lecturer at the School of Pharmacy and Life Sciences. His research lies in investigating the source, fate and effects of organic contaminants (e.g., pharmaceuticals and personal care products) in the environment.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lecturer on the PgD/MSc Instrumental Analytical Science course
  • Lecturer on the BSc (Hons)Forensic Science and Analytical Science course.

Academic Background

Bruce spent 3 years working as a Research Officer at the Department of Chemistry, University of Bath. He joined RGU as Application Supervisor in 2016 before being appointed Lecturer in 2017. His previous appointments include:

  • PhD Environmental Chemistry (Cranfield Water Science Institute, 2013)
  • MSc Instrumental Analytical Sciences (Robert Gordon University, 2010)
  • BSc(Hons) Forensic Science (Robert Gordon University, 2009)

Professional Memberships

Bruce spent 3 years working as a Research Officer at the Department of Chemistry, University of Bath. He joined RGU as Application Supervisor in 2016 before being appointed Lecturer in 2017.

Publications

  1. Petrie, B., Smith, B.D., Youdan, J., Barden, R., Kasprzyk-Hordern, B. 2017, "Multi-residue determination of micropollutants in Phragmites australis from constructed wetlands using microwave assisted extraction and ultra-high-performance liquid chromatography tandem mass spectrometry", Analytica Chimica Acta, vol. 959, pp. 91-101.
  2. Petrie, B., Proctor, K., Youdan, J., Barden, R., Kasprzyk-Hordern, B. 2017, "Critical evaluation of monitoring strategy for the multi-residue determination of 90 chiral and achiral micropollutants in effluent wastewater", Science of the Total Environment, vol. 579, pp. 569-578.
  3. Archer, E., Petrie, B., Kasprzyk-Hordern, B., Wolfaardt. 2017, "The fate of pharmaceuticals and personal care products (PPCPs), endocrine disrupting contaminants (EDCs), metabolites and illicit drugs in a WWTW and environmental waters", Chemosphere, vol. 174, pp. 437-446.
  4. Petrie, B., Gravell, A., Mills, G., Youdan, J., Barden, R., Kasprzyk-Hordern, B. 2016, "In-situ calibration of a new Chemcatcher® configuration for the determination of polar organic micropollutants in wastewater effluent", Environmental Science and Technology, vol. 50, pp. 9469-9478.
  5. Petrie, B., Youdan, J., Barden, R., Kasprzyk-Hordern, B. 2016, "New framework to diagnose the direct disposal of prescribed drugs in wastewater – a case study of the antidepressant fluoxetine", Environmental Science and Technology, vol. 50, pp. 3781-3789.
  6. Petrie, B., Youdan, J., Barden, R. & Kasprzyk-Hordern, B. 2016, "Multi-residue analysis of 90 emerging contaminants in liquid and solid environmental matrices by ultra-high-performance liquid chromatography tandem mass spectrometry", Journal of Chromatography A, vol. 1431, pp. 64-78.
  7. Camacho-Muñoz, D., Petrie, B., Castrignan?, E. & Kasprzyk-Hordern, B. 2016, "Enantiomeric profiling of chiral pharmacologically active compounds in the environment with the usage of chiral liquid chromatography coupled with tandem mass spectrometry", Current Analytical Chemistry, vol. 12, no. 4, pp. 303-314.
  8. Petrie, B., Camacho-Muñoz, D., Castrignan?, E., Evans, S. & Kasprzyk-Hordern, B. 2015, "Chiral chromatography coupled with tandem mass spectrometry for environmental analysis of pharmacologically active compounds", LC-GC Europe, vol. 8, no. 3.
  9. Petrie, B., Barden, R. & Kasprzyk-Hordern, B. 2015, "A review on emerging contaminants in wastewaters and the environment: current knowledge, understudied areas and recommendations for future monitoring", Water Research, vol.72, pp. 3-27.
  10. Petrie, B., McAdam, E.J., Lester, J.N. & Cartmell, E. 2014, "Obtaining process mass balances of pharmaceuticals and triclosan to determine their fate during wastewater treatment", Science of the Total Environment, vol. 497-498, pp. 553-560.
  11. Petrie, B., McAdam, E.J., Lester, J.N. & Cartmell, E. 2014,"Assessing potential modifications to the activated sludge process to improve simultaneous removal of a diverse range of micropollutants". Water Research, vol. 62, pp. 180-192.
  12. Petrie, B., McAdam, E.J., Hassard, F., Stephenson, T., Lester, J.N. & Cartmell, E. 2014 "Diagnostic investigation of steroid estrogen removal by activated sludge at varying solids retention time". Chemosphere, vol. 113, pp. 101-108.
  13. Petrie, B., McAdam, E.J., Scrimshaw, M.D., Lester, J.N. & Cartmell, E. 2013, "Fate of drugs during wastewater treatment", TrAC - Trends in Analytical Chemistry, vol. 49, pp. 145-159.
  14. Petrie, B., McAdam, E.J., Whelan, M.J., Lester, J.N. & Cartmell, E. 2013, "The determination of nonylphenol and its precursors in a trickling filter wastewater treatment process", Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, vol. 405, no. 10, pp. 3243-3253.
  15. Petrie, B., McAdam, E.J., Richards, K.H., Lester, J.N. & Cartmell, E. 2013, "Application of ultra-performance liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry for the determination of steroid estrogens in wastewater", International Journal of Environmental Analytical Chemistry, vol. 93, no. 13, pp. 1343-1355.