Ian Robertson

Ian Roberston is a senior applications scientist in the spectroscopy group at PerkinElmer

  • Someone holding small pieces of plastic on a beach


    25 July 2019

    Microplastics, including polypropylene, are present in our oceans, on our beaches and even in bottled water. Ian Robertson investigates the scale and some solutions

  • PerkinElmer's Ian Robertson beach sampling microplastics

    Microplastics – A chance discovery leads to a research passion

    22 July 2019

    Tiny plastics are polluting our waterways, foods and drinks. To understand and combat this contaminant, we need to leverage technologies capable of detecting their presence and understanding their makeup