Culture night – looking at plastics

small pieces of plastic in a dish with sand

On Friday 22nd September 2017 many arts and cultural organisations, and venues of all shapes and sizes opened their doors for Culture Night. Each year, an increasing number of events are organised to celebrate and share the rich culture of Ireland. In University College Cork, […]

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Microplastics in bathroom products

Microplastics in bathroom products contribute to plastic pollution in our environment. Prof. Marcel Jansen recently contributed to an article on the effects our use of beauty products can have on the environment. “Ultimately, a lot of plastics in the marine environment originates in our bathrooms”, […]

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