Ian Shaw

ProfessorIan Shaw

Julius von Haast - Room 736
Internal Phone: 94302

Qualifications & Memberships

Research Interests

Professor Ian Shaw is highly regarded as an international expert on food safety and a passionate communicator of science. He has had over 20 years experience in academia, industry and government both in the UK and New Zealand, which includes chairing the UK Pesticide Residues Committee and working as the National Food Safety Programme Manager at the Institute of Environmental Science and Research (ESR), based in Christchurch.

Recent Publications

  • Li S., Keenan JI., Shaw IC. and Frizelle FA. (2023) Could Microplastics Be a Driver for Early Onset Colorectal Cancer? Cancers 15(13) http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/cancers15133323.
  • Panta G., Richardson AK., Shaw IC. and Coope PA. (2022) Healthcare workers' knowledge and attitudes towards sterilization and reuse of medical devices in primary and secondary care public hospitals in Nepal: A multi-centre crosssectional survey. PLoS ONE 17(8 August) http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0272248.
  • Panta G., Richardson AK. and Shaw IC. (2021) Quality of water for reprocessing of medical devices in healthcare facilities in Nepal. Journal of Water and Health 19(4): 682-686. http://dx.doi.org/10.2166/WH.2021.071.
  • Shaw IC. (2021) Surgical mesh and cancer risk. Human and Experimental Toxicology 40(3): 550-552. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0960327120954245.
  • Panta G., Richardson AK., Shaw IC. and Coope PA. (2020) Compliance of primary and secondary care public hospitals with standard practices for reprocessing and steam sterilization of reusable medical devices in Nepal: Findings from nation-wide multicenter clustered audits. BMC Health Services Research 20(1) http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12913-020-05788-0.