University of Hull logo

Dr Will Mayes


Will Mayes

Reader in Environmental Science

Research Interests

Key current and recent research projects include:

- Resource Recovery and Remediation of Alkaline Wastes (NERC / Defra / ESRC) - see

- Greenhouse Gas Removal in the Iron and Steel Industry (NERC); led by Phil Renforth (Heriott Watt):

- Impact of an extreme rainfall event on solute and sediment dynamics in a mineralised river system (NERC); led by Adam Jarvis (Newcastle):

- Sullied Sediments (Interreg North Sea Region); lef by Prof Jeanette Rotchell (Hull):

Full details of projects and papers can be found here:

Biography Dr Mayes' teaching and research takes on a range of topics and environments from the monitoring and remediation of post-industrial water pollution, for example, pollution from steelworks and mines, to resource recovery, flooding and wetland restoration.
Teaching and Learning I am programme director for the BSc. Environmental Science degrees and I teach across Environmental Science and Geography programmes.