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Dr. Ronald Russell

Associate Professor (Microbiology)


  Agricultural Hydrology, Water Processes   Animal Health, Welfare   Applied and Environmental microbiology   BIOFILM   Bacterial pathogenicity   Bacteriology   Biodefense   Biodegradation   Biosafety   Bioweapons   Communicable Diseases   DISINFECTANTS   Disinfection   E-learning   E.coli   ELECTROCATALYTIC PROPERTIES   ENTEROBACTERIACEAE   ENTEROCOCCI   ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY   EPA Laboratory Support   Education/Instruction (Health/Safety/Medical)   Electrochemically activated solutions   Electrochemistry   Environment (Health/Safety/Medical)   Environmental Health   Environmental Indicators, Monitoring, Risk Assessment   Environmental Risk Assessment   Environmental Technology   Environmental biotechnology   Epidemiology   Food Microbiology   Food Quality Management, Policy, Labelling   Food-poisoning   Fresh water pollution   Fungal Infections   Genetically Modified Organisms   Groundwater   Health and Safety Standards, Environment   Healthcare Acquired Infections   Hygiene   Immune system   Immunoassays   Infectious Diseases/Agents   Infectious diseases   Innate immunology   Instruments/Instrumentation/Devices (Health/M   Marine pollution   Materials/Products (Health/Safety/Medical)   Medical Devices   Medical technology   Microbial Degradation   Microbial Processes   Microbial Systematics, Diversity   Microbial ecology   Microbiology   Molecular genetics of gram positive pathogens   Mycology and fungal pathogenesis   Occupational Health and Safety   Occupational Hygiene   Oral microbiology   Peridontology   Public health   Sterilisation processes   Sterilization   Vaccines   WATER MICROBIOLOGY   WATER QUALITY   WATER-TREATMENT   Waste Management, Recycling   Water & Sanitation   Water Monitoring, Quality, Treatment   Water Pollution   Water analysis   Water engineering
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Acted as NBST scrutineer for Licencing of commercial GM work in Ireland till EPA Unit was established 1987-99
Adviser to Department of the Marine on research and projects including training, fish spoilage, shellfish waters designation, depuration schemes, UV wastewater treatment 1978 -2009
Adviser to Dept of Foreign Affairs & Trade at UN on Biological Weapons Convention 1996 till present
Approvals Board ILAM /Active Ireland 1998 till present
Approvals Board An Taisce/FEEE Blue Flag scheme 1990 till present
Approvals Board of Excellence Ireland Quality Association 1993 till present
Chair of HSE National Decontamination Advisory Group 2005 till present
Chaired European Science Foundation Expert Group on Cyanobacterial toxins 1991-4
Chaired the HSE Review of Decontamination services in 52 Irish acute hospitals and produced National Report 2005-6
Co-founded Irish Society for Immunology 1979
Public Lecture series at University of Idaho, Boise 2005
Language Skill Reading Skill Writing Skill Speaking
English Fluent Fluent Fluent
French Medium Medium Basic
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President of Irish Decontamination Institute 2000 Present
Russell, R.J., Markey, J. & HSE Advisory Group, 'Standards and Recommended Practices for Endoscope Reprocessing Units', Version 2.2, Dublin, Health Services Executive, 2012, - 1-173, Protocol or guideline, PUBLISHED
Russell, R.J., Markey, J. & HSE Advisory Group, 'Standards and Recommended Practices for Dental Services in a Local Decontamination Unit (LDU)', Version 1.1, Dublin, Health Services Executive, 2012, - 1-160, Protocol or guideline, PUBLISHED
BOYLE MA, O'DONNELL MJ, MILLER A, RUSSELL RJ, COLEMAN DC, CONTROL OF BACTERIAL CONTAMINATION OF WASHBASIN TAPS AND OUTPUT WATER USING ECASOL: A ONE YEAR STUDY, JOURNAL OF HOSPITAL INFECTION, 80, (4), 2012, p288 - 292, Notes: [28th February; Epub ahead of print ], Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI  URL
Chander, Yogesh; Johnson, Thomas; Goyal, Sagar M, Antiviral activity of Ecasol against feline calicivirus, a surrogate of human norovirus., Journal of Infection and Public Health, 5, (6), 2012, p420 - 424, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Galvin S, Boyle M, Russell RJ, Coleman DC, Creamer E, O'Gara JP, Fitzgerald-Hughes D, Humphreys H, Evaluation of vaporized hydrogen peroxide, Citrox and pH neutral Ecasol for decontamination of an enclosed area: a pilot study., The Journal of Hospital Infection, 80, (1), 2012, p67-70 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Armstrong, Gordon; Thornton, Roibeard;Ryan, Michael p.;Laffir, Fathima;Russell, Ronald J.; Bala, Tanushree;Keely, Christopher; Babu, Ramesh, Formulation of epoxy-polyester powder coatings containing silver-modified nanoclays and evaluation of their antimicrobial properties, Polymer Bulletin, 68, (7), 2012, p1951 - 1963, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Russell, R.J., Markey, J. & HSE Advisory Group, 'Standards and Recommended Practices for Central Decontamination Units', Version 2.1, Dublin, Health Services Executive, 2011, - 1-226, Protocol or guideline, PUBLISHED
Russell, R.J., Markey, J. & HSE Advisory Group, 'Standards and Recommended Practices for Dental Services (Central Decontamination Units)', Version 2.1, Dublin, Health Services Executive, 2011, - 1-209, Protocol or guideline, PUBLISHED
O'DONNELL MJ, BOYLE MA, RUSSELL RJ AND COLEMAN DC, MANAGEMENT OF DENTAL UNIT WATERLINE BIOFILMS IN THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY, FUTURE MICROBIOLOGY, 6, (10), 2011, p1209 - 1226, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text
BOYLE MA, O'DONNELL MJ, RUSSELL RJ, COLEMAN DC, LACK OF CYTOTOXICITY BY TRUSTWATER ECASOL USED TO MAINTAIN GOOD QUALITY DENTAL UNIT WATERLINE OUTPUT WATER IN KERATINOCYTE MONOLAYER AND RECONSTITUTED HUMAN ORAL EPITHELIAL TISSUE MODELS, JOURNAL OF DENTISTRY, 38, (11), 2010, p930 - 940, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text
  

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Matteo Viganotti, Investigation at the pore scale on the formation, structure and failure of the carbonate bond in soil stabilisation MICP applications. , Trinity College Dublin, 2014, Thesis, PUBLISHED
Russell., R.J., Infection Control E-Learning course, 2008, -, Miscellaneous, PUBLISHED
Russell, R. J., Decontamination of Reusable Medical Devices E-Learning Course, 2008, -, Miscellaneous, PUBLISHED
Russell, R.J., Decontamination E-learning course, 2002, -, Miscellaneous, PUBLISHED
Arbuthnott, J. P., Coleman, D. C., Sullivan, D. J., Foster, T. J. and Russell, R. J. , 11) Staphylococcal mastitis in dairy cows: Antibiotic resistance and new approaches vaccines, Animal health: Control of infection, Animal health: Control of infection, Royal Irish Academy, 1987, edited by J.P. Arbuthnott , 1987, pp26-31 , Conference Paper, PUBLISHED

  

Translational research in infection control for niche applications, Biofilm management and control, Electrochemically activated solutions in disinfection, processing, cleaning, Influence of nanobubbles on active solutions,