Nanosafety research addressing public health concerns about metal oxide nanoparticles
Paul Wright, Head of RMIT Nanosafety Research Group – RMIT University
Paul Wright is Australia’s foremost expert in nanotoxicology and nanosafety, and founding co-ordinator of the Asia Nano Safe and NanoSafe Australia research networks. He is the toxicologist at RMIT University’s School of Health and Biomedical Sciences, at Bundoora in Melbourne, Australia. He heads RMIT’s Nanosafety Research Group and led RMIT’s large contribution to the Australian Consortium for the OECD’s recent nanosafety testing program. He is nanosafety advisor to the Australian Nanotechnology Network (ANN), and has directly advised several Australian Federal and state government authorities and committees on nanosafety issues. Paul is a Fellow of International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) and formerly an elected director of the Executive Committee of International Union of Toxicology (IUTOX).