Researcher biography

Elvis holds a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science from the University for Development Studies, Ghana and a Master of Philosophy degree in Environmental Science from the University of Ghana. Prior to joining QAEHS for his PhD in April 2018, Elvis was working as a Research Assistant under Dr. Benedicta Fosu-Mensah at the Institute for Environment and Sanitation Studies (IESS), University of Ghana. His PhD study focuses on assessing the risks associated with the land application of biosolids. Elvis is particularly interested in investigating the occurrence/incidence of contaminants of emerging concerns (CECs) and microplastics (MPs) in biosolids intended for land applications, their environmental fate, potential effects/risks on soil ecosystems and their associated human health implications/risks/toxicology.