Steve Hill

Academic profile

Professor Steve Hill

Emeritus Professor
School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences (Faculty of Science and Engineering)

The Global Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. Steve's work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

Goal 04: SDG 4 - Quality EducationGoal 15: SDG 15 - Life on LandGoal 17: SDG 17 - Partnerships for the Goals

About Steve

EmeritusProfessor of Analytical Chemistry.

Supervised Research Degrees

Research Supervision

34 PhDcompletions. Most recent include:

A.Sadee. PhD. Total arsenic and arsenic speciation in indigenous food stuffs.

D. Tompkins. PhD. Rehabilitation and recolonisation on mine spoil in tropical environments.

M Shaw PhD. The fabrication and study of metal chelating stationary phases.

E Menendez-Alonso PhD Speciation and determination of trace levels of chemical species in highly complex matrices from environmental and industrial sources.

A Marcos PhD. Application of chemometrics to improve the quality of geochemical data obtained from ICP-AES.

E Unsworth PhD. Measurement and modelling of uranium series nuclides.

J Turner PhD. Interferences in ICP-MS: Environmental & Clinical Aspects.
M Nash PhD. Mobility and speciation of antimony in contaminated soils.
R Santamaria-Fernandez. PhD Element distributions in soils and sediments.
B. El-Sayed. Environmental assessment of biogeochemical cycling of dissolved organic carbon and disolved organic nitrogen in natural waters.


Teaching Experience

My teaching responsibilities were varied but over the years concerned the teaching of inorganic/analytical chemistry and instrumentation to the BSc (Hons) Combined Studies in Science, Chemistry, BSc (Hons) Applied Chemistry, BSc (Hons) Environmental Science, BSc (Hons) Chemical Oceanography, BSc (Hons) Biological Sciences, HNC/HTEC Physical Sciences (Chemistry) and Certificate of Applied Chemistry (LRSC). I taught extensively on fieldwork (including in Malaysia for over 20 years) I have also taught on a number of international short courses in the USA, Japan, Norway and a number of countries in Europe.

I have previously held the posts ofHead of the School of Environmental Sciences, Associate Dean, Learning & Teaching (Science and Technology),Associate Dean, International (Science and Technology), and Head of the Diving and Marine Centre at the University of Plymouth.

Contact Steve

B417 Portland Square, Drake Circus, Plymouth, PL4 8AA
+44 1752 584583