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Free IIES E-Course: Environmental & Human Health Risk Assessment

The International Institute for Environmental Studies (IIES) offers a free e-course entitled “Environmental & Human Health Risk Assessment”, running every Wednesday from October 24, 2018, to January 16, 2019.

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New Project: Relationship between biodiversity and functions under stress

In this post, Mirco Bundschuh talks about a recently granted DFG-project “The relevance of the BIOdiversity TO FUNction relationship in heterotrophic aquatic systems under stress” with the unusual acronym “BIO2FUN”.

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PhD opportunity on effects of ecological & chemical stress on Daphnia at NTNU

The Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) is looking for a PhD student to investigate interactive effects of ecological and chemical disturbance on individuals and populations in the model organism Daphnia.

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Indirect effects of silver nanoparticles in aquatic invertebrates

In this post, Mirco Bundschuh talks about a recently published open access paper entitled “Microbially-mediated indirect effects of silver nanoparticles on aquatic invertebrates”.

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PostDoc position in Water Quality Modelling at Eawag

The Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology (Eawag) is hiring a PostDoc in water quality modelling with focus on pesticide pollution.

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Aquatic herbicide diquat threatens native plants at ecologically relevant doses

In this post, Verena Sesin talks about their recent publication “Macrophytes are highly sensitive to the herbicide diquat dibromide in test systems of varying complexity”.

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MSc thesis opportunity on dietary exposure of tawny owls towards metals

The Aarhus University Department of Bioscience in Denmark and Landau’s Institute for Environmental Sciences jointly offer a MSc thesis to study the long-term effect of global change on the exposure and dietary pathways of metals in the Norwegian tawny owl Strix aluco.

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Scientist position in Applied Ecotoxicology in Switzerland

The Swiss Centre for Applied Ecotoxicology is seeking a scientist in applied aquatic ecotoxicology with special emphasis on cell and organism based bioassays and biomarkers.

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PhD opportunity on effects of endocrine disrupting chemicals in Barcelona

The Institute of Environmental Assessment and Water Research in Barcelona is looking for a PhD student to assess the effects of endocrine disrupting chemicals in the aquatic model organism Daphnia magna.

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Research position in Ecotoxicology at Lund University

The Centre for Environmental and Climate Research at Lund University in Sweden is offering a 1-year research position in ecotoxicology.

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