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Dr Ruth Alcock

Head of Enterprise & Business Partnerships

  1. Book
  2. 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

  3. 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

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 Unpublished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    Alcock, R., Heathwaite, A. L., Harris, G., Bateman, I., Provins, A. & Rudd, T., 07/2011, (Unpublished).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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. Editorial
  10. 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

  11. Literature review
  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 reviewpeer-review

  13. Journal article
  14. 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 articlepeer-review

  15. 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 articlepeer-review

  16. 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 articlepeer-review

  17. 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 articlepeer-review

  18. 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 articlepeer-review

  19. 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 articlepeer-review

  20. 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 articlepeer-review

  21. 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 articlepeer-review

  22. 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 articlepeer-review

  23. 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 articlepeer-review

  24. 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 articlepeer-review

  25. 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 articlepeer-review

  26. 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 articlepeer-review

  27. 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 articlepeer-review

  28. 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 articlepeer-review

  29. 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 articlepeer-review

  30. 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 articlepeer-review

  31. 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 articlepeer-review

  32. 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 articlepeer-review

  33. 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 articlepeer-review

  34. 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 articlepeer-review

  35. 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 articlepeer-review

  36. 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 articlepeer-review

  37. 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 articlepeer-review

  38. 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 articlepeer-review

  39. 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 articlepeer-review

  40. 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 articlepeer-review

  41. 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 articlepeer-review

  42. 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 articlepeer-review

  43. 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 articlepeer-review

  44. 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 articlepeer-review

  45. 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 articlepeer-review

  46. 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 articlepeer-review

  47. 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 articlepeer-review

  48. 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 articlepeer-review

  49. 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 articlepeer-review

  50. 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 articlepeer-review

  51. 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 articlepeer-review

  52. 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 articlepeer-review

  53. 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 articlepeer-review

  54. 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 articlepeer-review

  55. 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

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