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Edmond Sanganyado

Assistant Professor in Environmental Forensics, Northumbria University, Newcastle

Edmond Sanganyado is a highly accomplished environmental toxicologist and a dedicated educator currently serving as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Applied Sciences at Northumbria University. Prior to joining Northumbria University, Dr. Sanganyado was an Associate Professor at the Institute of Marine Science at Shantou University in China, where he also completed his postdoctoral research fellowship. During his time at Shantou University, he was honored with the Outstanding Young Talent Award for his exceptional research contributions to the field of marine science.

Dr. Sanganyado's academic journey began with a BSc (Hons) in Applied Chemistry from the National University of Science and Technology in Zimbabwe. He then went on to pursue his PhD in Environmental Toxicology at the University of California, Riverside, as a Fulbright Scholar. His research focuses on the impact of environmental contaminants on ecosystems, specifically in marine environments.

In recognition of his significant contributions to environmental science and sustainability, Dr. Sanganyado was elected a Fellow of the Institution of Environmental Sciences. His commitment to fostering scientific collaboration and leadership led him to be elected as a member of the Global Young Academy, an organization dedicated to empowering young scientists and scholars from around the world.

Dr. Sanganyado is also passionate about promoting scientific research and education in his home country. As a testament to his dedication, he is currently serving his second term as the President of the Zimbabwe Young Academy of Sciences, where he works to strengthen the capacity of young scientists in Zimbabwe and beyond.


  • 2022–present
    Assistant Professor, Northumbria University
  • 2019–2022
    Associate professor, Shantou University


  • 2016 
    University of California Riverside, Environmental Toxicology

Professional Memberships

  • The Royal Society of Chemistry
  • British Ecological Society
  • The Institution of Environmental Sciences


Fellow of the Institution of Environmental Sciences