Ramin Boroujerdi

Dr Ramin Boroujerdi

  • Lecturer in Toxicology
  • Christchurch House C106, Talbot Campus, Fern Barrow, Poole, BH12 5BB
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Ramin Boroujerdi is an esteemed Lecturer in the Department of Life & Environmental Sciences at Bournemouth University. With a deep passion for Analytical and Bioanalytical Sciences and Sensor Development, his research endeavors have made significant contributions to these fields.

At the core of Ramin's work is his experimental approach, which enables him to explore innovative solutions and practical applications. His expertise has found particular relevance in the domains of Health, Toxicology, and novel nanomaterials and manufacturing.

Within the realm of Health, Ramin's research focuses on the development of portable diagnostics, aiming to revolutionize healthcare by creating accessible and efficient diagnostic tools. By integrating advanced technologies and analytical techniques, he strives to improve early detection and monitoring of diseases, ultimately enhancing patient outcomes.

In the field of Toxicology, Ramin's work centers on membrane separations and chemical detection of toxins and medicines...



Research Interests:

• Development of novel chemical sensors and portable diagnostic devices

• Nanomaterials and nanocomposites

• Raman spectroscopy, particularly Surface-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy (SERS)

• Analytical toxicology and detection of psychoactive drugs

• Spectrofluorimetry for sensing applications

Ramin Boroujerdi's research interests encompass a diverse range of areas within analytical and bioanalytical sciences, with a strong focus on sensor development and its applications. His notable publications demonstrate his expertise and contributions to the field.

One of his primary research interests lies in the development of novel chemical sensors and portable diagnostic devices. Through innovative approaches, Ramin aims to advance the field by creating sensors with improved sensitivity, selectivity, and portability. These devices hold great potential for revolutionizing healthcare and enabling rapid, on-site diagnostics.

Nanomaterials and nanocomposites are another key focus of Ramin's research. By exploring the unique properties of nanoscale materials, he seeks to design and fabricate advanced sensor platforms with enhanced performance. This research contributes to the development of highly sensitive and efficient sensing technologies.

Ramin's expertise in Raman spectroscopy, particularly Surface-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy (SERS), enables him to delve into the characterization and analysis of various substances. SERS offers a powerful tool for ultrasensitive detection and identification of molecules, and Ramin's research explores its applications in areas such as biomedical diagnostics, environmental monitoring, and chemical analysis...


Journal Articles


PhD Students

  • Victoria Louise Claydon. Evaluation of post mortem changes of skeletal remains and their correlation to DNA viability of Forensic Casework

Profile of Teaching UG

  • Introduction to Toxicology - Unit Leader
  • Chemistry - Unit Leader
  • Forensic Research Skills - Teaching Team
  • Independant Research Project - Student Supervision
  • Professional Laboratory Practice - Teaching Team
  • Exploring and Understanding Science - Teaching Team


  • Rapid On-Site Detection Of Skin Cancer In Primary Care (HEIF, Research England, 15 Apr 2024). Awarded
  • Printable graphene sensing systems for drug and alcohol detection (SureScreen Diagnostics LtD, 17 Sep 2018). Awarded

Public Engagement & Outreach Activities

  • 'From the Micro to the Nano World'. Bournemouth Natural Science Museum (Quekett Microscopy Society)
  • Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Workshop
  • Collaborative Engagement with North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics

Conference Presentations

  • 11th Postgraduate Research Conference, 17 Oct 2019, Bournemouth University
  • 7th Seminar of Chemistry and Environment, 26 Aug 2016, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Science
  • 21th Iranian Analytical Chemistry Conference, 02 Feb 2015, Shahid Chamran University of Ahvaz


  • FHEA in Higher Education (Advance HE, 2023)
  • PhD in Chemistry (Bournemouth University, 2023)
  • MSc in Analytical Chemistry (University of Birjand, 2015)
  • BSc (Hons) in Applied Chemistry (Urmia University, 2013)


  • Six-Times "You're Brilliant" Award Winner for Excellence in Toxicology Education (Students' Union at Bournemouth University, 2024)
  • Teaching Innovation Award (Bournemouth University (FLIE), 2022)


  • Iranian Chemical Society, Member,
  • Society of Chemical Industry, Member,