Prof. Nicola Carslaw

University of York

Nicola Carslaw has worked in the field of air pollution since 1996 and has ~60 papers that cover her research in outdoor atmospheric radical measurements, detailed chemical modelling studies in support of ambient field campaigns and on indoor air chemistry modelling. Her research has driven experimental and field campaign design and predicted and explained indoor air quality following: cleaning, emissions from materials, and breath and skin emissions from people. Her indoor air chemistry model has been developed over the last 15 years and is widely regarded as world-leading and she is recognised as an international leader in the field of indoor air chemistry.

She is a key member of the $50M Alfred P. Sloan Chemistry of the Indoor Environment (CIE) Program (, which is by invite only and under which she holds grants worth ~$1.3M. NC lead ~170 scientists in the EU COST Action INDAIRPOLLNET (|Name:overview), which will shape indoor air quality research in Europe over the coming years. She is a member of the UK Department of Health’s Committee on the Medical Effects of Air Pollution (COMEAP), of the Defra Working Group on Predictive Capability and a member of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health and Royal College of Physicians Working Group investigating The Effects of Indoor Air Quality on Children and Young People's Health Across the Lifecourse.

"Indoor air chemistry as a source of indoor aerosol?"