Polyethylene microplastics adhere to Lemna minor

The first paper of this project has been finalised for publication in Science of the Total Environment. The article, entitled “Polyethylene microplastics adhere to Lemna minor (L.), yet have no effects on plant growth or feeding by Gammarus duebeni (Lillj.)”, describes how microplastics strongly adhere […]

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SETAC meeting

Our work was presented at the 29th Annual Meeting of SETAC, which was held from 26-30 May 2019, in Helsinki, Finland.   The European SETAC meeting is a yearly conference, and attracts research from a wide variety of speakers.  

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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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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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