Roy Kennedy

Research Director
Pershore College
Warwickshire Colleges, UK
Editorial Advisory Board
E-mail: rkennedy@warwickshire.ac.uk

Fields of interest

Plant pathogens, invasive micro-organisms, respiratory diseases affecting humans and animals, mycology, mycotoxins, mathematical models

Recent publications

Wakeham A.J, Keane, G. and Wakeham, A.J. (2016) Field Evaluation of a Competitive Lateral-Flow Assay for Detection of Alternaria brassicae in Vegetable Brassica Crops. Plant Disease 100(9): · DOI: 10.1094/PDIS-10-15-1211-RE

Sadys, M., Adams-Groom, B., Herbert, R. J., Kennedy, R. 2016. Comparisons of fungal spore distributions using air sampling at Worcester, England (2006-2010). Aerobiologia, doi: 10.1007/s10453-016-9436-4.

Sadys, M., Kennedy, R., West, J. 2015. Potential impact of climate change on fungal distributions: analysis of 2 years of contrasting weather in the UK. Aerobiologia, 32: 127-137. 

Sadys, M., Skjøth, C.A., Kennedy, R. 2015. Forecasting methodologies for Ganoderma spore concentration using combined statistical approaches and model evaluations. International Journal of Biometeorology, 60(4): 489-498.

Buters, M. Prank, M. Sofiev, G. Pusch, R. Albertini, I. Annesi-Maesano, C. Antunes, H. Behrendt, U. Berger,  R. Brandao, S. Celenk, C. Galan, Ł. Grewling,  B. Jackowiak, R. Kennedy, A. Rantio-Lehtimäki,  G. Reese, I. Sauliene, M. Smith, M. Thibaudon, B. Weber, L. Cecchi. (2015). Variation of the group 5 grass pollen allergen content of airborne pollen in relation to geographical location and time in season. The Journal of allergy and clinical immunology 136(1) · May 2015 DOI: 10.1016/j.jaci.2015.01.049.

Sadys, M., Skjøth, C.A., Kennedy, R. 2015. Determination of Alternaria spp. habitats using 7-day volumetric spore trap, Hybrid Single Particle Lagrangian Integrated Trajectory model and geographic information system. Urban Climate, 14: 429-440.

Skjøth, C.A.,Werner, M.,Kryza, M., Adams-Groom, B., Wakeham, A., Lewis, M., Kennedy, R. (2015) Quality of the Governing Temperature Variables in WRF in relation to Simulation of Primary Biological Aerosols. Advances in Meteorology Volume 2015, Article ID 412658, 15 pages http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/412658.

Sadys, M., Kennedy, R., Skjøth, C.A. 2015. An analysis of local wind and air mass directions and their impact on Cladosporium distribution using HYSPLIT and circular statistics. Fungal Ecology, 18: 56-66.