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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UN World Environment Day 2018

Small plastic pieces in dishes of sand for World Environment Day 2018

World Environment Day is a UN Environment event which takes place every year on June 5th. The theme for 2018 is “Beat Plastic Pollution”. Events for World Environment Day 2018 take place worldwide to raise public awareness of this problem, and to encourage us all to […]

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Alicia at her project poster

At the end of March I attended the 28th Irish Environmental Research Colloquium (ENVIRON 2018), held March 26th to 28th at the Cork Institute of Technology. The topic of this year’s colloquium was “Arriving at a Sustainable Future”, so the simultaneous sessions covered such varied topics […]

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