Publications by our Faculty


Avazzadeh Samani F, Meunier L. Interactions of microplastics with contaminants in freshwater systems:  A review of characteristics, bioaccessibility, and environmental factors affecting sorption. Journal of Environmental Science and Health, Part A. Feb 20; 1-14.

M. Ramezani, S. N. Ellis, A. Riabtseva, M. F. Cunningham, P. G. Jessop, “CO2‐Responsive Low Molecular Weight Polymer with High Osmotic Pressure as a Draw Solute for Forward Osmosis”, GreenChem. (2023)15, 9457-9462. 

Obayomi KS, Lau SY, Mayowa IE, Danquah MK, Zhang J, Chiong T, Meunier L, Rahman MM. Recent advances in graphene-derived materials for biomedical waste treatment. Journal of Water Process Engineering 51: 103440. 2023.

Obayomi KS, Lau SY, Zahir A, Meunier L, Jianhua Z, Dada AO, Rahman MM. Removing methylene blue from water: A study of sorption effectiveness onto nanoparticles-doped activated carbon. Chemosphere 313: 137533. 2023.

V. S. Liberato, T. F. Ferreira, A. MacDonald, B. D. Ribeiro, M. A. Zarur Coelho and P. G. Jessop, “A CO2-responsive method for separating hydrophilic organic molecules from aqueous solutions: solvent-assisted switchable water”, Green Chem. (2023) 25, 4705-4712


M. J. Madden, S. N. Ellis, A. Riabtseva, A. D. Wilson, M. F. Cunningham, and P. G. Jessop, “Comparison of Vapour Pressure Osmometry, Freezing Point Osmometry and Direct Membrane Osmometry for Determining the Osmotic Pressure of Concentrated Solutions”, Desalination (2022) 539, 115946.

Russell D, Hutchinson RA, Meunier L. Estimating the bioaccessibility of flocculants in the presence of sediments in model wastewater. Environmental Pollution. 315:120265 December 2022.


A.Riabtseva, S. Ellis, P. Champagne, P. Jessop, M. Cunningham,“CO2-responsive branched polymers for forward osmosis applications: the effect of branching on draw solute properties”, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. (2021) 60, 9807-9816.

I. T. Cunha, H. Yang, and P. G. Jessop, "High pressure switchable water: an alternative method for separating organic products from water”, Green Chem. (2021) 21, 3996-4007.

S. N. Ellis, M. F. Cunningham, and P. G. Jessop, “A Forward Osmosis Hydrogel Draw Agent That Responds to Both Heat and CO2”, Desalination (2021) 510, 115074.

R. D. Jansen-van Vuuren, G. D. Vilela, M. Ramezani, P. H. Gilbert, D. Watson, N. Mullins, A. K. Lucas, A. J. Giacomin, M. F. Cunningham, and P. G. Jessop, CO2-responsive Superabsorbent Hydrogels Capable of >90% Dewatering When Immersed in Water”, ACS Appl. Polym. Mat. (2021) 3, 2153-2165.

Mistry I, Beaudoin C, Kotecha J, Evans H, Stevens M, Vermaire JC, Cooke SJ, Young N. (2021) Action research to improve water quality in Canadas Rideau Canal: how do local groups reshape environmental governance? Local Environment, 26(5): 575-594, DOI: 10.1080/13549839.2021.1904857