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Dr Chris Hodgson


Chris Hodgson is an environmental microbiologist working at Rothamsted Research North Wyke. Initially he was employed as a post-doctoral researcher on a Rural Economy and Land Use (RELU) project (RES-0224-25-0086), where he investigated the movement of FIOs from various farming systems within the Taw river catchment. He now works on a variety of DEFRA funded projects which included; (WQ 0118) Understanding the behaviour of pollutants through cracking clay soils and (WQ 0111) Faecal indicator organism losses from farming systems (FIO-FARM).

He obtained a first class honours degree in Environmental Analysis in 1999 and followed this with a PhD investigating the microbiological performance of constructed wetlands to reduce diffuse pollution. After completing his PhD he spent a short but fruitful postdoctoral period, investigating germ warfare and biocidal wipes before moving to Devon and Rothamsted Research North Wyke in 2005.