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Hanqing Lin

Areas of interest

  • Heavy metal
  • Soil
  • Microorganism
  • Carbon course

Research centres and groups

Environmental Science Research Division

Research projects

Effect of heavy metals on carbon source utilization and DNA of soil microorganisms.


Professor Tom Sizmur

Professor Liz Shaw


I have a Bachelor's degree in Environmental Engineering and a Bachelor's degree in Law from Sichuan Agricultural University (China). During my undergraduate studies I worked with the University of Leiden (Netherlands) on research "Responses of microbial carbon metabolism and function diversity in heavy metal contaminated soil after washing with biodegradable chelators". I was involved in a soil treatment programme for agricultural land in northern Sichuan Province, prior to commencing my PhD. I am very interested in the remediation and restoration of contaminated soils.




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