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Harini got an A grade Master’s

Harini Pechiappan defended her thesis on “Effects of Nano- and Microplastics on Inflammatory Responses in Mactrophages in vitro” yesterday. The censors Aurelia Lewis and Tore Brembu awarded an A, the best grade in the Norwegian University system. Impressive work, great presentation, and happy supervisors!

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Toxicity of aged microplastics

We just published a new paper entitled “Incubation in Wastewater Reduces the Multigenerational Effects of Microplastics in Daphnia magna.” This is the last paper of Christoph’s PhD project and part of the work we do in PLAWES.

https://pubs.acs.org/doi/full/10.1021/acs.est.0c07911

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New LimnoPlast website

Our brand new LimnoPlast project has a brand new website.

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New report on microplastics

The Norwegian Scientific Committee for Food and Environment (VKM) has published a new report on microplastics. We have co-authored the piece. Download here.

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Two plastic reports for the European Commission

Two new reports on plastics in the circular economy and on microplastics in nature and society have been published to which we have contributed.

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New book on freshwater microplastics

We have published an Open Access book on Freshwater Microplastics: Emerging Environmental Contaminants. Feel free to share and spread the word!