Interview in Spanish

Our own Spanish speaker has been interviewed about her work. She speaks about our project with Trabaja en Medio Ambiente, which translates as “Work in the Environment”. The interview, titled “Microplásticos en plantas de agua dulce, cadena trófica y contratos predoctorales, con Alicia Mateos” (Microplastics […]

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Project on microplastics wins Google Science Fair

small pieces of plastic in a dish with sand

Irish student Fionn Ferreira from West Cork has won the Grand Prize at the Google Science Fair. His project, entitled “An investigation into the removal of microplastics from water using ferrofluids” explores a new method for the extraction of microplastics (plastic particles less than 5mm […]

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Interview with FEE

Alicia talks about our project with the FEE (Foundation for Environmental Education) in an interview today. Read the “Interview with PhD Researcher Alicia Mateos Cárdenas” and find out what Alicia’s research is about, what she hopes to accomplish, and where results are published. Find more […]

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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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