Keith Redway

Emeritus Fellow

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Keith is now retired but remains an Emeritus Fellow of the University and active as a consultant in medical microbiology and hygiene for a European commercial organization. He is also still involved with a current EU Tempus programme in Georgia, Azerbaijan and the Ukraine. When he was a Senior Academic his major teaching areas were Medical Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Health & Safety. He was the Campus Health and Safety Officer and the University Biological Safety Officer. He was the course leader for the Postgraduate Certificate Molecular Biology in Medicine by Distance Learning and Chair of the Campus Safety Management Team. He was also a member of the University Ethics Committee and Research Ethics Committee and a member of the Academics Conduct Group.

He was previously a Senior Lecturer in Microbiology at Harrow College of Higher Education and a Lecturer in Biology at Lincoln College of Technology. He was a Graduate Research Scienctist at the National Collection of Type Cultures at the Central Public Health Laboratory (HPA), London.

Keith has undertaken research consultancy for various companies both in the UK and abroad. These include:

AM Paper Group, UK.

Association of Makers of Soft Tissue Papers, Swindon, UK.

B&As Limited, Finchley, London, UK.

Deb Hygiene Limited, Belper, UK.

Elis Hygiene, Puteaux Cedex, Paris, France.

European Association for the Promotion of Hand Hygiene, Brussels, Belgium.

European Textile Services Association, Brussels, Belgium.

European Tissue Symposium, Brussels, Belgium.

Celtech, Swindon, UK.

Charles Turner & Company Limited, UK.

Goulds Limited, UK.

Gravitas Public Relations, Cheltenham, UK.

Grayling Public Relations, Bloomsbury, London, UK.

Inveresk plc, UK.

Jamont (UK) Limited, Sheffield and Bridgend, UK.

Kennedy Hygiene Limited, Uckfield, UK.

Kimberly-Clark (UK) Limited, Aylesbury, UK.

Kimberly-Clark (Europe) Limited, Mold, Clwyd, UK.

Kruger Tissue Limited, UK.

Lever Industrial International, Maarssen, Holland.

Manning, Selvage and Lee Public Relations, Victoria, London, UK.

Mondriaan Scientific, Beerse, Belgium.

Prudhoe Tissue Division, UK.

Redhill Biosensors Limited, UK.

SCA Hygiene Paper Limited, UK.

Scott Limited, UK.

Spray Systems Limited, Aylesbury, UK.

Swedish Institute for Food Research, Göteborg, Sweden (collaboration).

Textile Services Association, Harrow, UK.

The Public Relations Practice Ltd, Kensington, London, UK.

Awards and Grants

All from industrial sources, e.g. European Textile Services Association, Brussels, and the European Tissue Symposium, Brussels.

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  • Research for industry on domestic, healthcare and industrial hygiene, especially hand hygiene as affected by different hand cleansers and different hand-drying methods.
  • Development of distance-learning programmes in molecular biology.

Current Research / Ongoing Projects

Studies of the hygiene and microbe dispersal of different hand-drying methods.

Research Groups

2016

Evaluation of the potential for virus dispersal during hand drying: a comparison of three methods (2016)
Kimmitt, P.T. and Redway, K. 2016. Evaluation of the potential for virus dispersal during hand drying: a comparison of three methods. Journal of Applied Microbiology. 120 (2), pp. 478-486.

2015

Comparison of different hand drying methods: the potential for microbe dispersal (2015)
Best, E.L. and Redway, K. 2015. Comparison of different hand drying methods: the potential for microbe dispersal. Journal of Hospital Infection. 89 (3), pp. 215-217.

2015

Comparison of virus dispersal and aerosolization by different hand-drying devices (2015)
Kimmitt, P.T. and Redway, K. 2015. Comparison of virus dispersal and aerosolization by different hand-drying devices. European Public Health Conference. Milan 14 Oct 2015
The risk of viral dispersal and aerosolization by different hand-drying methods (2015)
Redway, K. and Kimmitt, P.T. 2015. The risk of viral dispersal and aerosolization by different hand-drying methods. 3rd International Conference on Prevention and Infection Control (ICPIC). Geneva 16 Jun 2015
A quantitative evaluation of three hand drying methods and the potential for dissemination of virus particles into the environment (2015)
Kimmitt, P.T. and Redway, K. 2015. A quantitative evaluation of three hand drying methods and the potential for dissemination of virus particles into the environment. Society for General Microbiology. Birmingham 01 Apr 2015

2014

Hand drying method and risk of microbe dissemination: methods and benchmarks (2014)
Redway, K. and Kimmitt, P.T. 2014. Hand drying method and risk of microbe dissemination: methods and benchmarks. Hospital Infection Society. Lyon, France 18 Nov 2014
Differing methodologies to measure microbe dispersal during hand drying (2014)
Redway, K. and Kimmitt, P.T. 2014. Differing methodologies to measure microbe dispersal during hand drying. Hospital Infection Society. Lyon, France 17 Nov 2014

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