Article in Coast Monkey

A new article on our research project has been published in Coast Monkey. “If we want to understand the impact of microplastics, and especially fibres, we need to get a better understanding of how microplastics are passed on in the food chain.” Read the full […]

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Workshop on Microplastics

On the 1st of February a large group of scientists and students gathered at the Environmental Research Institute, University College Cork, to discuss research on microplastics and their (potential) impacts on the environment. The workshop, organised by Prof. Marcel Jansen, was well attended by a […]

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MICRO2018

Image for MICRO 2018, international Conference on Fate and Impact of Microplastics: Knowledge, Actions and Solutions

Alicia will be presenting a poster on her work at MICRO 2018. The conference focuses on “Fate and Impact of Microplastics: Knowledge, Actions and  Solutions”. It is held in Lanzarote on 19-23 November 2018. Her poster is titled: “Impacts of Freshwater Microplastics. Investigating the potential […]

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Microplastics on culture night

On the evening of Friday 21 September there was a buzz at the School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences (BEES) in UCC. In the buildings students and staff were showing their work to a steady stream of visitors as part of Culture Night. Some […]

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Culture Night 2018

Don’t miss Culture Night this Friday. Our “Impacts of MicroPlastics” project will be presented as part of this annual event at UCC’s Distillery Field campus on Friday 21 September.

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