Roy Kennedy

Research Director
Pershore College
Warwickshire Colleges, UK
Editorial Advisory Board

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

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.