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Dr Ruth Alcock

Head of Enterprise & Business Partnerships

  1. 2016
  2. Published

    Raising the standard of systematic reviews published in Environment International

    Whaley, P., Letcher, R. J., Covaci, A. & Alcock, R., 12/2016, In : Environment International. 97, p. 274-276 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

  3. 2015
  4. Published

    Can policy be risk-based? the cultural theory of risk and the case of livestock disease containment

    Duckett, D., Wynne, B., Christley, R. M., Heathwaite, L., Mort, M., Austin, Z., Wastling, J. M., Latham, S., Alcock, R. & Haygarth, P., 10/2015, In : Sociologia Ruralis. 55, 4, p. 379-399 21 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  5. 2012
  6. Published

    Policy, practice and decision making for zoonotic disease management: water and cryptosporidium

    Austin, Z., Alcock, R., Christley, R., Haygarth, P., Heathwaite, L., Latham, S., Mort, M., Oliver, D., Pickup, R., Wastling, J. M. & Wynne, B., 04/2012, In : Environment International. 40, n/a, p. 70-78 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  7. Published

    Modelling everything everywhere: a new approach to decision-making for water management under uncertainty

    Beven, K. J. & Alcock, R. E., 2012, In : Freshwater Biology. 57, s1, p. 124-132 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  8. Published

    Types of risk transformation: a case study

    Busby, J., Alcock, R. E. & MacGillivray, B., 2012, In : Journal of Risk Research. 15, 1, p. 67-84 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  9. 2011
  10. Unpublished

    Valuing the Environment: Looking beyond the economics : Policy-focussed N8 Debate ouput

    Alcock, R., Heathwaite, A. L., Harris, G., Bateman, I., Provins, A. & Rudd, T., 07/2011, (Unpublished).

    Research output: Working paper

  11. Published

    Is risk-based regulation feasible? The case of polylbrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs)

    MacGillivray, B., Alcock, R. & Busby, J., 02/2011, In : Risk Analysis. 31, 2, p. 266-281 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  12. Published

    Understanding the mismatch between the demands of risk assessment and practice of scientists - the case of Deca-BDE.

    Alcock, R. E., MacGillivray, B. H. & Busby, J., 01/2011, In : Environment International. 37, 1, p. 216-225 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalLiterature review

  13. Published

    Lost in Translation Website: Living with Uncertainty in Animal Disease Management

    Alcock, R., 2011

    Research output: Exhibits, objects and web-based outputsWeb publication/site

  14. 2010
  15. Published

    Diffuse pollution innovation through networks and demonstration.

    Haygarth, P. M., Alcock, R. E., Oliver, D. M., Watson, N., Cunning, R., Heathwaite, A. L. & Fox, J., 4/09/2010.

    Research output: Contribution to conference - Without ISBN/ISSN Poster

  16. Published

    Understanding and managing uncertainty related to future change in catchment systems – defining and developing Best Practice Guidance.

    Alcock, R. E., Beven, K., Haygarth, P. & O'Connell, E., 28/04/2010.

    Research output: Contribution to conference - Without ISBN/ISSN Conference paper

  17. Published
  18. Published

    Guidelines for good practice in flood risk mapping: The catchment change network

    Beven, K., Leedal, D., Alcock, R., Hunter, N., Keef, C. & Lamb, R., 2010.

    Research output: Contribution to conference - Without ISBN/ISSN Conference paper

  19. Published

    NERC Catchment Change Network

    Alcock, R., 2010

    Research output: Exhibits, objects and web-based outputsWeb publication/site

  20. Published

    Uncertainty and good practice in hydrological prediction

    Beven, K., Leedal, D. & Alcock, R., 2010, In : Vatten. 66, p. 159-163 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  21. 2009
  22. Published

    Catchment Change Network focuses on Water Scarcity

    Alcock, R., 12/2009, Water Active, p. 19 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

  23. 2008
  24. Published

    The measurement and management of Deca-BDE- why the continued certainty of uncertainty?

    Alcock, R. E., Busby, J. S. & MacGillivray, B. H., 9/10/2008, Safety, Reliability and Risk Analysis: Theory, Methods and Applications. Martorell, S., Guedes Soares, C. & Barnett, J. (eds.). CRC Press, p. 993-998 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  25. Published

    The unintended consequences of risk regulation.

    MacGillivray, B. H., Alcock, R. E. & Busby, J. S., 10/09/2008, Safety, Reliability and Risk Analysis: Theory, Methods and Applications. Martorell, S., Carlos, G. S. & Barnett, J. (eds.). CRC Press, p. 415-419 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  26. Published

    Risk Management by Heuristic: a Study of Brominated Flame Retardants.

    MacGillivray, B. H., Alcock, R. E. & Busby, J. S., 2008, International Society for Risk Analysis conference. Dec 3-7 2008, SRA Boston..

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  27. 2007
  28. Published

    Environmental concentrations of polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins and polychlorinated dibenzofurans in UK soil and herbage.

    Creaser, C. S., Wood, M. D., Alcock, R. E. & Copplestone, D., 21/06/2007, Environment Agency, 66 p.

    Research output: Working paper

  29. Published

    UK Soils and Herbage Survey. Report 8 : environmental concentrations of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in UK soil and herbage.

    Creaser, C. S., Wood, M. D., Alcock, R. E. & Copplestone, D., 21/06/2007, Bristol: Environment Agency, 54 p.

    Research output: Working paper

  30. Published

    UK Soils and Herbage Survey. Report 10: Environmental concentrations of dioxins and furans in UK soil and herbage.

    Creaser, C. S., Wood, M. D., Alcock, R., Copplestone, D. & Crook, P. J., 06/2007, Bristol: Environment Agency. 75 p.

    Research output: Book/Report/ProceedingsBook

  31. Published

    Risk Migration- where next?

    Alcock, R. E. & Busby, J., 2007, Society for Risk Analysis Conference. 2007. The Hague, Netherlands 24th June 2007. Taylor & Francis

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  32. Published

    UK Soils and Herbage Survey Report No. 9 : Environmental concentrations of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in UK soil and herbage.

    Creaser, C. S., Wood, M. D., Alcock, R., Crook, P. J. & Copplestone, D., 2007, Bristol: Environment Agency. 61 p.

    Research output: Book/Report/ProceedingsBook

  33. 2006
  34. Published

    Risk migration and scientific advance : the case of flame retardant compounds.

    Alcock, R. E. & Busby, J., 04/2006, In : Risk Analysis. 26, 2, p. 369-381

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  35. 2004
  36. Published

    Different levels of polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) and chlorinated compounds in breast milk from two UK regions.

    Kalantzi, O. I., Martin, F. L., Thomas, G. O., Alcock, R. E., Tang, H. R., Drury, S. C., Carmichael, P. L., Nicholson, J. K. & Jones, K. C., 07/2004, In : Environmental Health Perspectives. 112, 10, p. 1085-1091 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  37. Published

    Low-dose induction of micronuclei by lindane.

    Kalantzi, O. I., Hewitt, R., Ford, K. J., Cooper, L. J., Alcock, R. E., Thomas, G. O., Morris, J. A., McMillan, T. J., Jones, K. C. & Martin, F. L., 04/2004, In : Carcinogenesis. 25, 4, p. 613-622 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  38. Published

    Are risk assessments sufficiently credible to support questions of liability?

    Hughes, E. J., Busby, J. S. & Alcock, R., 2004, International Conference on Probalistic Safety Assessment and Management PSAM7, (Berlin) - 2004. N/A: unknown

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNConference contribution/Paper

  39. Published

    Inter-individual differences in the ability of human milk-fat extracts to enhance the genotoxic potential of the procarcinogen benzo[a]pyrene in MCF-7 breast cells.

    Kalantzi, O. I., Hewitt, R., Ford, K. J., Alcock, R. E., Thomas, G. O., Morris, J. A., Hewer, A., Phillips, D. H., Jones, K. C. & Martin, F. L., 2004, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 38, 13, p. 3614-3622 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  40. 2003
  41. Published

    Understanding levels and trends of BDE-47 in the UK and North America : an assessment of principal reservoirs and source inputs.

    Alcock, R. E., Sweetman, A. J., Prevedouros, K. & Jones, K. C., 09/2003, In : Environment International. 29, 6, p. 691-698 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  42. Published

    Health risks of persistent organic pollutants from long-range transboundary air pollution.

    Alcock, R. E., 2003, Joint WHO/Convention Task Force on the Health Aspects of Air Pollution, 254 p.

    Research output: Working paper

  43. Published

    Hormone-induced DNA damage in breast and prostate cells.

    Martin, F. L., Kalantzi, O. I., Jones, K. C., Alcock, R. E., Thomas, G. O. & Cooper, L., 2003, American Association for Cancer Research.

    Research output: Other contribution

  44. Published

    Polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) and selected organochlorines in human breast milk samples from the United Kingdom.

    Kalantzi, O. I., Alcock, R. E., Martin, F. L., Thomas, G. O. & Jones, K. C., 2003, In : Organohalogen Compounds. 61, p. 9-12 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  45. 2002
  46. Published

    Temporal and spatial trends of PCB congeners in UK gannet eggs.

    Alcock, R. E., Boumphrey, R., Malcolm, H., Osborn, D. & Jones, K. C., 05/2002, In : AMBIO: A Journal of the Human Environment . 31, 3, p. 202-206 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  47. Published

    Using PCDD/F congener patterns to determine the source of elevated TEQ concentrations in cows milk : a case study.

    Alcock, R. E., Sweetman, A. J., Anderson, D. R., Fisher, R., Jennings, R. A. & Jones, K. C., 01/2002, In : Chemosphere. 46, 3, p. 383-391 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  48. 2001
  49. Published

    A congener-specific PCDD/F emissions inventory for the UK: do current estimates account for the measured atmospheric burden?

    Alcock, R. E., Sweetman, A. J. & Jones, K. C., 04/2001, In : Chemosphere. 43, 2, p. 183-194 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  50. Published

    The global distribution of PCBs and organochlorine pesticides in butter.

    Kalantzi, O. I., Alcock, R. E., Santillo, D., Johnston, P. A., Stephenson, A., Stringer, R., Thomas, G. O. & Jones, K. C., 15/03/2001, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 35, 6, p. 1013-1018 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  51. 2000
  52. Published

    A generic model of human lifetime exposure to persistent organic contaminants: development and application to PCB-101.

    Alcock, R. E., Sweetman, A. J., Juan, C. Y. & Jones, K. C., 11/2000, In : Environmental Pollution. 110, 2, p. 253-265 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  53. Published

    Human exposure to PCDD/Fs in the UK : the development of a modelling approach to give historical and future perspectives.

    Sweetman, A. J., Alcock, R. E., Wittsiepe, J. & Jones, K. C., 08/2000, In : Environment International. 26, 1-2, p. 37-47 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  54. 1999
  55. Published

    ‘New’ organic compounds in the environment

    Alcock, R. E. & Jones, K. C., 1/05/1999, In : Atmospheric Environment. 33, 10, p. 1645-1646 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  56. Published

    Assessment of organic contaminant fate in waste water treatment plants : selected compounds and physicochemical properties.

    Alcock, R. E., Sweetman, A. J. & Jones, K. C., 04/1999, In : Chemosphere. 38, 10, p. 2247-2262 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  57. Published

    Interpreting, correlating and predicting the multi-media concentrations of PCDD/Fs in the United Kingdom.

    Cole, J., Mackay, D., Jones, K. C. & Alcock, R. E., 1/02/1999, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 33, 3, p. 399-405 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  58. Published

    Improvements to the UK PCDD/F and PCB atmospheric emissions inventory following an emissions measurement programme.

    Alcock, R. E., Gemmill, R. & Jones, K. C., 02/1999, In : Chemosphere. 38, 4, p. 759-770 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  59. Published

    Response to comment on : evidence for the presence of PCDD/Fs in the environment prior to 1900 and further studies on their temporal trends.

    Alcock, R. E., Jones, K. C., McLachlan, M. S. & Johnston, A. E., 1/01/1999, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 33, 1, p. 206-207 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  60. Published

    PCDD/Fs and PCBs in aquatic organisms from the Venice Lagoon: spatial and species variations.

    Green, N., Wood, J., Alcock, R. E., Della Sala, S., D’Andrea, F. & Jones, K. C., 1999, In : Organohalogen Compounds. 43, p. 343-346 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  61. Published

    PCDD/Fs and PCBs in sediment samples from the Venice Lagoon.

    Green, N., Wood, J., Alcock, R. E., Marcomini, A. & Jones, K. C., 1999, In : Organohalogen Compounds. 43, p. 339-342 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  62. Published

    The intake and clearance of PCBs in humans - a generic model of lifetime exposure.

    Alcock, R. E., Sweetman, A. J., Juan, C-Y. & Jones, K. C., 1999, In : Organohalogen Compounds. 44, p. 61-65 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  63. 1998
  64. Published

    Dioxin-like PCBs in the environment - human exposure and the significance of sources.

    Alcock, R. E., Behnisch, P. A., Jones, K. C. & Hagenmaier, H., 10/1998, In : Chemosphere. 37, 8, p. 1457-1472 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  65. Published

    Evidence for the presence of PCDD/Fs in the environment prior to 1900 and further studies on their temporal trends.

    Alcock, R. E., McLachlan, M. S., Johnston, A. E. & Jones, K. C., 1/06/1998, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 32, 11, p. 1580-1587 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  66. Published

    An updated UK PCDD/F atmospheric emission inventory based on a recent emissions measurement programme.

    Alcock, R. E., Gemmill, R. & Jones, K. C., 1998, In : Organohalogen Compounds. 38, p. 89-93 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  67. Published

    Dioxin-like PCBs in food - their significance to human TEQ exposure.

    Alcock, R. E., Behnisch, P. A., Hagenmaier, H. & Jones, K. C., 1998, In : Organohalogen Compounds. 36, p. 105-109 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  68. 1997
  69. Published

    Pentachlorophenol (PCP) and Chloranil as PCDD/F sources to sewage sludge and sludge amended soils in the UK.

    Alcock, R. E. & Jones, K. C., 11/1997, In : Chemosphere. 35, 10, p. 2317-2330 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  70. Published

    Persistence of organic contaminants in soils from a sewage sludge amended field experiment

    Wilson, S. C., Alcock, R. E., Sewart, A. P. & Jones, K. C., 11/1997, In : Journal of Environmental Quality. 26, 6, p. 1467-1477 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  71. Published

    Observations on PAH, PCB and PCDD/F trends in UK urban air, 1991-1995.

    Coleman, P. J., Lee, R. G. M., Alcock, R. E. & Jones, K. C., 07/1997, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 31, 7, p. 2120-2124 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  72. Published

    Exploring the balance between sources, deposition and the environmental burden of PCDD/Fs in the UK terrestrial environment: an aid to identifying uncertainties and research needs.

    Duarte-Davidson, R., Sewart, A. P., Alcock, R. E., Cousins, I. & Jones, K. C., 01/1997, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 31, 1, p. 1-11 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  73. Published

    Confirmation of the presence of PCDD/Fs in UK soils prior to 1900.

    Alcock, R. E., McLachlan, M., Johnston, A. E. & Jones, K. C., 1997, In : Organohalogen Compounds. 32, p. 187-191 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  74. Published

    Congener-specific transfer of PCDD/Fs from air to cows milk : an evaluation of current modelling approaches.

    Douben, P. E. T., Alcock, R. E. & Jones, K. C., 1997, In : Environmental Pollution. 95, 3, p. 333-344 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  75. Published

    Reconstructing air concentrations and deposition fluxes of PCDD/Fs in the UK.

    Alcock, R. E., Coleman, P. J., McLachlan, M. & Jones, K. C., 1997, In : Organohalogen Compounds. 33, p. 88-92 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  76. 1996
  77. Published

    Dioxins in the environment : a review of trend data.

    Alcock, R. E. & Jones, K. C., 10/1996, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 30, 11, p. 3133-3143 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  78. Published

    Organic contaminants in sewage sludge.

    Jones, K. C. & Alcock, R. E., 21/06/1996, In : Science of the Total Environment. 185, 1-3, p. 1-216 216 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  79. Published

    Organic chemicals in contaminated land : analysis, significance and research priorities.

    Jones, K. C., Alcock, R. E., Johnson, D. L., Semple, K. T. & Woolgar, P. J., 1996, In : Land Contamination and Reclamation. 4, 3, p. 189-198 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  80. Published

    The persistence of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in sewage sludge amended agricultural soils.

    Alcock, R. E., Bacon, J. R., Bardget, R. D., Beck, A. J., Haygarth, P. M., Lee, R. G. M., Parker, C. A. & Jones, K. C., 1996, In : Environmental Pollution. 93, 1, p. 83-92 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  81. 1995
  82. Published

    Kinetic constraints on the loss of organic chemicals from contaminated soils: Implications for soil-quality limits.

    Beck, A. J., Wilson, S. C., Alcock, R. E. & Jones, K. C., 02/1995, In : Critical Reviews in Environmental Science and Technology. 25, 1, p. 1-43 43 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  83. Published

    Long-term persistence of organic-chemicals in sewage sludge-amended agricultural land: a soil quality perspective.

    Beck, A. J., Alcock, R. E., Wilson, S. C., Wang, M. J., Wild, S. R., Sewart, A. P. & Jones, K. C., 1995, Advances in agronomy. Sparks, D. L. (ed.). Elsevier, Vol. 55. p. 345-391 47 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  84. Published

    The influence of multiple sewage-sludge amendments on the PCB content of an agricultural soil over time.

    Alcock, R. E., Mcgrath, S. P. & Jones, K. C., 1995, In : Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry. 14, 4, p. 553-560 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  85. 1994
  86. Published

    Contamination of Environmental Samples Prepared for PCB Analysis.

    Alcock, R. E., Halsall, C. J., Harris, C. A., Johnston, A. E., Lead, W. A., Sanders, G. & Jones, K. C., 10/1994, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 28, 11, p. 1838-1842 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  87. Published

    Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in the British environment: Sinks, sources and temporal trends.

    Harrad, S. J., Sewart, A. P., Alcock, R. E., Boumphrey, R., Burnett, V., Duarte-Davidson, R., Halsall, C. J., Sanders, G., Waterhouse, K., Wild, S. R. & Jones, K. C., 1994, In : Environmental Pollution. 85, 2, p. 131-146 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  88. 1993
  89. Published

    Long-term changes in the polychlorinated biphenyl content of United Kingdom soils.

    Alcock, R. E., Johnston, A. E., Mcgrath, S. P., Berrow, M. L. & Jones, K. C., 1993, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 27, 9, p. 1918-1923 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  90. Published

    Polychlorinated biphenyls in digested UK sewage sludges.

    Alcock, R. E. & Jones, K. C., 1993, In : Chemosphere. 26, 12, p. 2199-2207 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

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