Category Archives: Spotlight on Students in Ecotox

AMEO experience – Emma Yenney (2022)

Each year, several students of the Environmental Pollution Management (Ecotoxicology) Program complete an 8-week internship period in their 2nd semester. This internship is abbreviated as “AMEO” which translates to “Applied Module at External Organizations”. The AMEO is performed either at an external university, governmental or industrial research institute where students learn to apply the competences achieved during their study. Students use this opportunity to not only travel and explore Germany, but some of them even decide to gather experiences from around the world. In this blogpost, Emma Yenney shares her AMEO experience in VLIZ, Belgium. Read along…..

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Excursion to Mals in South Tyrol: Pesticide monitoring along an altitudinal gradient

In May 2022, a couple of M.Sc. Ecotoxicology students along with Carsten Brühl went to South Tyrol (Italy) to investigate the distribution of pesticides in alpine environments. A part of the group were students from the module Methods in Ecotoxicology, that includes a block lecture and a laboratory test and this year also a field part to perform exposure measurements. The Landau group met with Johann Zaller from BOKU Vienna, author of Daily Poison.

In this blogpost, two of those students, Ken Mauser and Nina Engelhard, present the reason for going to South Tyrol, some brief details about the study and their experience.

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Copenhagen: First in-person SETAC Europe Annual meeting after 2 years

After a long wait of 2 years, the 32nd annual meeting of SETAC Europe was held in Denmark IN – PERSON! Researchers from all over the globe participated in the meeting; a handful of them from University of Koblenz – Landau. In this blogpost, Verena Gerstle, one of those representing our University at the 32nd SETAC conference recounts the group’s experience in her own words:

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EcotoxBlog welcomes newbies of Master’s in Environmental Pollution Management (Ecotoxicology)

In this post, Carsten Brühl and Jakob Wolfram welcome the cohort 2021 of the Master’s in Environmental Pollution Management (Ecotoxicology) here in Landau. Eleven students will study how environmental stressors can adversely impact our environments and how these risks can be alleviated.

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Spotlight on Students in Ecotox: Linda R. Lara-Jacobo

This blog series showcases student research and experiences in the field of ecotoxicology around the world. Today, meet Linda R. Lara-Jacobo from the Institut national de la recherche scientifique in Canada, specializing in endocrine disruptors and ecotoxicogenomics.

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Spotlight on Students: Our new blog series will showcase students in Ecotoxicology

We are launching a new series to highlight the variety of student research and experiences in the field of ecotoxicology around the world. Students will have the chance to share their stories in an interview-style blog with our community.

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