Rachel Lucy London

Rachel Lucy London


ETH Zürich

Doctorate at D-USYS

Rachel Lucy London

Organische Umweltchemie

CHN F 16

Universitätstrasse 16

8092 Zürich


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Additional information

Research area

I work at the intersection of environmental chemistry and policy. My current research focus is on the assessment of alternatives to per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs), and the assessment of these extremely persistent substances.



- Glüge, J., London, R., Cousins, I.T., DeWitt, J.C., Goldenmann, G., Herzke, D., Lohmann, R., Miller, M.F., Ng, C.A., Patton, M., Trier, X., Wang, Z., & S., Scheringer (2022). Information Requirements under the Essential-Use Concept: PFAS Case Studies Envinronmental Science & Technology, 56(10), 6232-6242 https://pubs.acs.org/doi/full/10.1021/acs.est.1c03732

Curriculum Vitae

2020- present

Doctorate Environmental Chemistry, ETH Zurich, Switzerland

2016- 2020

Regulatory Chemist, PFA-Brussels, Belgium


Junior Regulatory Chemist, Peter Fisk Associates, UK

2010- 2014

M.Sci. Chemistry with Study Abroad, 1st Class, University of Birmingham, UK
(1 year exchange University of New South Wales, Australia)


Since Membership
2021 Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) – student member

Additional information

I am funded via an EU horizon 2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie grant and am part of the PERFORCE3 ITN

Science communication is important to me. I lead, write and host “PFASology” – a podcast about PFAS research in Europe 

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