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EcotoxBlog hiring new Editor and Social Media Manager starting September

Our current Senior Editor and Social Media Manager, Verena Sesin, is beginning a new chapter in her life, thus the EcotoxBlog is looking for a new Editor and Social Media Manager starting September 2021. Please note that only affiliates of the University of Landau are eligible for this position.

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4 PhD positions in Environmental Science of Natural Toxins at Eawag

The Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology (Eawag) is offering four PhD positions for research in cyanobacteria and natural toxins ranging from analytical chemistry to microbial ecology.

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PhD position in Freshwater Ecology & Ecotoxicology at Senckenberg

The Senckenberg Gesellschaft für Naturforschung is hiring a PhD researcher to assess the effects of pollutants on the ecological status of streams and rivers.

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Knowledge Systems – Education about Ecosystem Services

This blogpost presents the subproject Knowledge Systems of the INTERRG project ecoserv, which deals with the knowledge transfer and communication of ecosystem services to pupils.

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Chemical Monitoring Scheme for Surface Water Bodies in The Gambia

Lamin Jaiteh talks about his MSc thesis in which he planned and organized a national surface water monitoring scheme for his home country The Gambia, West Africa, where it is intended to be implemented to improve water quality and protect natural resources.

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Position as Ecological Modeller at WSC Scientific

WSC Scientific in Heidelberg is hiring a modeller to support the ecological and ecotoxicological modelling team, specialized in ecological risk assessment of toxicants and plant protection products.

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Vaccine Myth-Buster: Review cleans up with prejudices and dangerous misinformation

In this post, Paul Löffler, student in the MSc Ecotoxicology program at University of Koblenz-Landau, provides some background on the review paper on vaccine myths that he published in Frontiers in Immunology – Vaccines and Molecular Therapeutics.

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Water and Climate Regulation: the self-purification of streams

This article presents the subproject Water and Climate Regulation of the INTERREG project ecoserv. The subproject further researches the self-purification potential of streams.

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MSc thesis in Ecotoxicology at Bayer Crop Sciences

The University of Koblenz-Landau and Bayer Crop Sciences in Monheim jointly offer a MSc thesis in “Investigating the mechanistic basis for species specific sensitivity towards insecticides”.

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How can ecosystem services be preserved and improved?

The INTERREG project ecoserv investigated the ecosystem services of protected areas and adjacent regions over a period of three years, and developed tools and strategies to maintain and improve them in the long term.

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