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Principal Academic in Biological Chemistry, Bournemouth University

Richard Paul is an analytical toxicologist with a particular interest in the analysis of biomarkers of stress and alcohol abuse. Current research focuses on the measurement of cortisol in hair samples and the development of graphene sensors for drug and alcohol detection.


  • –present
    Bournemouth University, Principal Academic in Biological Chemistry
  • 2017–present
    Principal Academic, Bournemouth University
  • 2008–2016
    Senior Lecturer, University of South Wales


  • 2007 
    University of Glamorgan, PhD in Analytical Toxicology

Professional Memberships

  • The Royal Society of Chemistry - Fellow
  • The Royal Society of Chemistry - Chartered Chemist
  • Institute of Biomedical Science - Fellow