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Professor Alex Ford

Professor of Biology

  1. 2018
  2. Published

    We still don’t know enough about species living around the UK’s coastline

    Professor Alex Ford, 6 Oct 2018, The Conversation.

    Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

  3. Early online

    ‘Prescribing’ psychotropic medication to our rivers and estuaries

    Professor Alex Ford & Dr Helena Herrera, 25 Sep 2018, (Early online) In: BJPsych Bulletin.

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorialpeer-review

  4. Published

    Species-specific behaviours in amphipods highlight the need for understanding baseline behaviours in ecotoxicology

    Shanelle Kohler, Dr Matt Parker & Professor Alex Ford, Sep 2018, In: Aquatic Toxicology. 202, p. 173-180 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  5. Published

    Shape and size of the arenas affect amphipod behaviours: implications for ecotoxicology

    Shanelle Kohler, Dr Matt Parker & Professor Alex Ford, 26 Jul 2018, In: PeerJ. 6, e5271.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  6. Early online

    Towards sustainable environmental quality: priority research questions for Europe

    Paul J. Van den Brink, Alistair B. A. Boxall, Lorraine Maltby, Bryan W. Brooks, Murray A. Rudd, Thomas Backhaus, David Spurgeon, Violaine Verougstraete, Charmaine Ajao, Gerald T. Ankley & 31 others, Sabine E. Apitz, Kathryn Arnold, Tomas Brodin, Miguel Canedo-Arguelles, Jennifer Chapman, Jone Corrales, Marie-Agnes Coutellec, Teresa F. Fernandes, Jerker Fick, Professor Alex Ford, Gemma Gimenez Papiol, Ksenia J. Groh, Thomas H. Hutchinson, Hank Kruger, Jussi V. K. Kukkonen, Stefania Loutset, Stuart Marshall, Derek Muir, Manuel E. Ortiz-Santaliestra, Kai B. Paul, Andreu Rico, Ismael Rodea-Palomares, Jorg Rombke, Tomas Rydberg, Helmut Segner, Mathijs Smit, Cornelis A.M. van Gestel, Marco Vighi, Inge Werner, Elke I. Zimmer & Joke van Wensem, 19 Jul 2018, (Early online) In: Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  7. Published

    Reproduction in the freshwater crustacean Asellus aquaticus along a gradient of radionuclide contamination at Chernobyl

    Neil Fuller, Professor Alex Ford, Liubov L. Nagorskaya, Dmitri I. Gudkov & Professor Jim Smith, 1 Jul 2018, In: Science of the Total Environment. 628-629, p. 11-17 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  8. Published

    Population screening and transmission experiments indicate paramyxid-microsporidian co-infection in Echinogammarus marinus represents a non-hyperparasitic relationship between specific parasite strains

    Dr Yasmin Guler, Stephen James Short, Amaia Green Etxabe, Peter Kille & Professor Alex Ford, 16 Mar 2018, In: Scientific Reports. 8, 4691.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  9. Early online

    The effects of fluoxetine on attachment and righting behaviours in marine (Gibbula unbilicalis) and freshwater (Lymnea stagnalis) gastropods

    Professor Alex Ford, Bernice Hyett, Daniel Cassidy & Dr Graham Paul Malyon, 9 Mar 2018, (Early online) In: Ecotoxicology.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  10. Published

    Chronic ingestion of polystyrene microparticles in low doses has no effect on food consumption and growth to the intertidal amphipod Echinogammarus marinus?

    Sarah Bruck & Professor Alex Ford, 1 Feb 2018, In: Environmental Pollution. 233, p. 1125-1130 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  11. 2017
  12. Published

    Evidence of low dose effects of the antidepressant fluoxetine and the fungicide prochloraz on the behavior of the keystone freshwater invertebrate Gammarus pulex

    N. Castro-Catala, I. Munoz, J. L. Riera & Professor Alex Ford, Dec 2017, In: Environmental Pollution. 231, Part 1, p. 406-414

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  13. Accepted for publication

    Environmental influences on crustacean sex determination and reproduction: environmental sex determination, parasitism and pollution

    Alison Dunn, Thierry Rigaud & Professor Alex Ford, 26 Nov 2017, (Accepted for publication) The Natural History of the Crustacea Vol. 6. Oxford University Press, (The Natural History of Crustacea).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)peer-review

  14. Published

    Shrimp Dance

    Paul Henry & Professor Alex Ford, 22 Oct 2017

    Research output: Non-textual formPerformance

  15. Early online

    Comment on "Principles of Sound Ecotoxicology"

    Professor Alex Ford, 19 Sep 2017, (Early online) In: Environmental Science & Technology. 51, 19, p. 11493-11495 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debatepeer-review

  16. Published

    Does Chernobyl-derived radiation impact the developmental stability of Asellus aquaticus 30 years on?

    Neil Fuller, Professor Jim Smith, Liubov L. Nagorskaya, Dmitri I. Gudkov & Professor Alex Ford, 15 Jan 2017, In: Science of the Total Environment. 576, p. 242–250 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  17. Published

    Behaviour revised: contaminant effects on aquatic animal behaviour

    Gregory Pyle & Professor Alex Ford, Jan 2017, In: Aquatic Toxicology. 182, p. 226-228

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorialpeer-review

  18. 2016
  19. Published

    What changes a manuscript from just another one to an important contribution in aquatic toxicology: points that increase the chances of work getting published in Aquatic Toxicology −and being rewarded

    Mikko Nikinmaa, Ron Tjeerdema, Professor Alex Ford & Malin Celander, May 2016, In: Aquatic Toxicology. 174, p. A1-A2

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorialpeer-review

  20. Published

    How mind-controlling parasites can get inside your head

    Professor Alex Ford, 2 Apr 2016, The Conversation.

    Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

  21. Published

    The effects of antidepressants appear to be rapid and at environmentally relevant concentrations

    Professor Alex Ford & Peter P. Fong, 1 Apr 2016, In: Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry. 35, 4, p. 794-798

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  22. 2015
  23. Published

    Impacts of a newly identified behaviour-altering trematode on its host amphipod: from the level of gene expression to population

    Dr Yasmin Guler, Stephen Short, Amaia Green Etxabe, Christopher M. Sherhod, Peter Kille & Professor Alex Ford, 1 Oct 2015, In: Parasitology. 142, 12, p. 1469-1480

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  24. Published

    The biological effects of ionising radiation on Crustaceans: A review

    Neil Fuller, Adélaïde Lerebours, Professor Jim Smith & Professor Alex Ford, 1 Oct 2015, In: Aquatic Toxicology. 167, p. 55-67

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

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