The German Federal Environment Agency (UBA) offers a research position to investigate the effects and fate of substances using its mesocosm facility in Berlin.Continue reading
Tag Archives: effects
Improved pesticide effect prediction of low toxicant concentrations
In this post, Matthias Liess introduces their recently published paper “Predicting low-concentration effects of pesticides”.Continue reading
Are flower-visiting insects sufficiently protected by the European pesticide risk assessment?
In this post, Philipp Uhl talks about their recently published paper “The Impact of Pesticides on Flower‐Visiting Insects: A Review with Regard to European Risk Assessment”.Continue reading
MSc theses in the working groups “Functional Aquatic Ecotoxicology” & “Ecotoxicology & Environment”
We are looking for students for the project “Looking back: Development of exposure and effect data for new chemicals over time”.Continue reading
How do pesticides affect flower-visiting insects? Is the current European risk assessment suitable to protect them?
Philipp Uhl explains the newest technical report “Protection of wild pollinators in the pesticide risk assessment and management” to address these questions, published by the German Environment Agency.Continue reading
22 PhD positions in microplastics research at University of Bayreuth
The University of Bayreuth is offering 22 PhD positions in microplastics research to look at biological effects, environmental behaviour and migration, and degradation mechanisms and solutions.Continue reading
“Don’t forget me”: aquatic insects, a disregarded taxonomic class in the assessment of fungicide toxicity in detritivorous invertebrates
In this post, Marco Konschak writes about their recently published paper “Waterborne and diet-related effects of inorganic and organic fungicides on the insect leaf shredder Chaetopteryx villosa (Trichoptera)”.Continue reading
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.
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.
PostDoc position in Fish Conservation at University of California, Davis
The School of Veterinary Medicine and Department of Wildlife, Fish, and Conservation at University of California, Davis, is hiring a PostDoc in fish conservation and effects of contaminant exposure.