SHEATHE: Xenobiotic substances and heavy metals in the environment – a threat to health, ecosystems and development in Ghana




Recent Publication

1. Asibey, M. O., Lykke, A. M., & King, R. S. (2020). Understanding the factors for increased informal electronic waste recycling in Kumasi, Ghana. International Journal of Environmental Health Research. Get access


2. Gyamfi, O., Sorenson, P. B., Darko, G., Ansah, E., & Bak, J. L. (2020). Human health risk assessment of exposure to indoor mercury vapour in a Ghanaian artisanal small-scale gold mining community. Chemosphere. Get access

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SHEATHE meets Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA)




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PhD presentations  to the SHEATHE Team

Lily Lisa Yevugah and Rejoice Wireko-Gyebi  presents on their PhD findings to the SHEATHE team   ... Read more

Stakeholder meeting with GNASSM


A stakeholder meeting was held between members of the SHEATHE project and the executives of the Ghana National Association of Small-Scale Miners (GNASSM) .... Read more

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Upcoming Events

              PhD Presentation


              Date:      20th January, 2020


              Time:     10:00 am


              Venue:  Chemistry Complex


>>Online Registration for 2019/2020              academic year

 13 - 14th January, 2020.

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SHEATHE is a DANIDA-funded research collaboration between Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, (KNUST), Ghana and Aarhus University, (AU), in Denmark SHEATHE seeks to contribute to a more sustainable management of natural resources, both in the extraction of raw materials such as gold, and in the management of soil, water and air as natural resources by pollution prevention and control.

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