The Eußerthal Ecosystem Research Station (EERES) offers a master thesis on the topic “Pesticides and Microplastics in Surface Waters around Landau” to students of Ecotoxicology and Environmental Sciences.
The University of Münster is looking for two PhD students in the project “MikroPlaTaS” to investigate the effects of microplastics on either macrozoobenthos or microorganisms.
In this post, Verena Sesin reports on her participation in the first IIES Graduate Students Forum Asia 2017 themed “Application of Environmental Science in Environmental Remediation” in Hong Kong.
The University of North Carolina Wilmington (UNCW) is hiring a postdoctoral researcher with knowledge in analytical chemistry to conduct research on marine microplastics within the Department of Biology and Marine Biology. Continue reading
The Department of Aquatic Ecotoxicology at Goethe University Frankfurt am Main is looking for a PhD student investigating freshwater and marine microplastics in the project “PLAWES: Plastics in the model system Weser-Wadden Sea”.
The Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) in Uppsala offers a PhD position on fate and transport of microplastics in agricultural catchments within the Department of Aquatic Sciences and Assessment.
In this post, Mirco Bundschuh highlights the recently funded JPI (Joint Programming Initiative) project “Impacts of MicroPlastics in Agrosystems and Stream Environments (IMPASSE)” on which he is working with colleagues across Europe and from Canada.
IMDEA Water (Madrid, Spain) offers a PhD position dealing with microplastics effects on aquatic ecosystems and the consequences on agricultural water reuse.
The University of Cork, Ireland, is offering two PhD fellowships; one to work on microplastics in the freshwater environment and the second one to work on water remediation using Lemna minor.
The Goethe University Frankfurt is offering a position on microplastics ecotoxicity. Continue reading