Professor Ron Hester

01904 322557
E-mail: reh1@york.ac.uk

Biomolecular spectroscopy and environmental science

Now an emeritus professor, Ron Hester's current activities in chemistry are mainly as an editor and as an external examiner and assessor. He is the joint editor of the well-established book series Issues in Environmental Science and Technology, published by the Royal Society of Chemistry. He also retains appointments as external examiner and assessor / adviser on courses, individual promotions, and departmental / subject area evaluations both in the UK and abroad.

Selected publications

  • Effect of metal cations on the photochromic properties of spironaphthoxazines conjugated with aza-15(18)-crown-5(6) ethers.
    O A Fedorova et al., New J Chem, 2002, 26, 1137-1145.
  • Revealing the photochromic composition of multiphotochromic polypyridyl complexes of Re(I) and Os(II): a resonance Raman study.
    A Flood et al., J Raman Spectrosc, 2002, 33, 434-442.
  • Global Environmental Change.
    R E Hester and R M Harrison (Eds.), Issues in Environmental Science and Technology, 2002, 17, Royal Society of Chemistry, Cambridge.
  • Sustainability and Environmental Impact of Renewable Energy Resources.
    R E Hester and R M Harrison (Eds.), Issues in Environmental Science and Technology, 2003, 19, Royal Society of Chemistry, Cambridge.
  • Biodiversity under Threat.
    R E Hester and R M Harrison (Eds.), Issues in Environmental Science and Technology, 2007, 25, Royal Society of Chemistry, Cambridge.
  • Carbon Capture, Sequestration and Storage.
    R E Hester and R M Harrison (Eds), Issues in Environmental Science and Technology, 2010, 29, Royal Society of Chemistry, Cambridge.
  • Soils and Food Security.
    R E Hester and R M Harrison (Eds), Issues in Environmental Science and Technology, 2012, 35, Royal Society of Chemistry, Cambridge.
  • Waste as a Resource.
    R E Hester and R M Harrison (Eds), Issues in Environmental Science and Technology, 2013, 37, Royal Society of Chemistry, Cambridge.
  • Geoengineering of the Climate System.
    R E Hester and R M Harrison (Eds), Issues in Environmental Science and Technology, 2014, 38, Royal Society of Chemistry, Cambridge.
  • Fracking.
    R E Hester and R M Harrison (Eds), Issues in Environmental Science and Technology, 2015, 39, Royal Society of Chemistry, Cambridge.
  • Still Only One Earth.
    R E Hester and R M Harrison (Eds), Issues in Environmental Science and Technology, 2015, 40, Royal Society of Chemistry, Cambridge.
  • Pharmaceuticals in the Environment.
    R E Hester and R M Harrison (Eds), Issues in Environmental Science and Technology, 2016, 41, Royal Society of Chemistry, Cambridge.
  • Airborne Particulate Matter.
    R E Hester and R M Harrison (Eds), Issues in Environmental Science and Technology, 2016, 42, Royal Society of Chemistry, Cambridge.
  • Agricultural Chemicals and the Environment.
    R E Hester and R M Harrison (Eds), Issues in Environmental Science and Technology, 2016, 43, Royal Society of Chemistry, Cambridge.