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Personal Information
College Photo Name Russell, Ronald J
Main Department Microbiology
College Title Associate Professor
E-mail rrussell@tcd.ie
College Tel +353 1 896 1194/1266
Web http://people.tcd.ie/rrussell
Fax -353-1-6799294
 
Representations
Details Date
Chair of HSE National Decontamination Advisory Group 2005 till present
Adviser to Dept of Foreign Affairs & Trade at UN on Biological Weapons Convention 1996 till present
Chaired the HSE Review of Decontamination services in 52 Irish acute hospitals and produced National Report 2005-6
Adviser to Department of the Marine on research and projects including training, fish spoilage, shellfish waters designation, depuration schemes, UV wastewater treatment 1978 -2009
Approvals Board of Excellence Ireland Quality Association 1993 till present
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Membership of Professional Institutions, Associations, Societies
Details Date From Date To
President of Irish Decontamination Institute 2000 Present
 
Languages
Language Skill Reading Skill Writing Skill Speaking
English Fluent Fluent Fluent
French Medium Medium Basic
 
Description of Research Interests
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,
 
Research Interests
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 Immune system Immunoassays Infectious Diseases
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 POLLUTION WATER QUALITY WATER-TREATMENT Waste Management, Recycling
Water & Sanitation Water Monitoring, Quality, Treatment Water Pollution Water analysis
Water engineering
 
Publications and Other Research Outputs
Peer Reviewed
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 ]
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M.J. O’Donnell, A.C. Shore, R.J. Russell, D.C. Coleman , Optimisation of the long-term efficacy of dental chair waterline disinfection by the identification and rectification of factors associated with waterline disinfection failure. , Journal of Dentistry, 35, (5), 2009, p438 - 451
Notes: [Epub 2007 Feb 15]
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M.J. O’Donnell , M. Boyle, J. Swan, R.J. Russell , D.C. Coleman , A centralised, automated dental hospital water quality and biofilm management system using neutral EcasolTM maintains dental unit waterline output at better than potable quality: A 2-year longitudinal study., Journal of Dentistry, 37, (10), 2009, p748 - 762
Notes: [June 11; Epub ahead of print]
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Quality Assurance in, editor(s)J Bartram and G Rees , Monitoring Bathing Waters - A practical Guide to the Design and Implementation of Assessments and Monitoring Programmes , London, E & FN Spon World Health Organisation, 2000, pp49 - 68, [A. Storey, R. Briggs, H. Jones and R. Russell ]
Sanitary Inspection and Microbiological Water Quality in, editor(s)J. Bartram & G.Rees , Monitoring Bathing Waters - A practical Guide to the Design and Implementation of Assessments and Monitoring Programmes, London & New York, E & FN Spon World Health Organisation, 2000, pp169 - 218, [ M.J. Figueras, J.J. Borrego, E.B.Pike,W. Robertson , R.Russell and N.Ashbolt]
COLEMAN, D, KNIGHTS, J, RUSSELL, R, SHANLEY, D, BIRKBECK, TH, DOUGAN, G, CHARLES, I, INSERTIONAL INACTIVATION OF THE STAPHYLOCOCCUS-AUREUS BETA-TOXIN BY BACTERIOPHAGE PHI-13 OCCURS BY SITE-SPECIFIC AND ORIENTATION-SPECIFIC INTEGRATION OF THE PHI-13 GENOME, MOLECULAR MICROBIOLOGY, 5, (4), 1991, p933 - 939
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Russell,R.J., Wilkinson,P.C., Sless,F., Parrott, D.M.V., Chemotaxis of Lymphoblasts, Nature, 256, (5519), 1975, p646 - 648
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