In June 2021, Elena Adams successfully defended her Ph.D. on pesticide effects on German amphibians and consequences for their risk assessment in the European Union.Continue reading
Tag Archives: pesticide
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
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.
Costa Rica: A tropical e(coto)xperience – Part 4
In this series of posts, Carsten Brühl reports about his current trip to Costa Rica. Part 4 is all about his visit of the Laguna de Madre Dios, where researchers sample water and fish to analyse for pesticide residues originating from upstream banana and pineapple plantations.
Costa Rica: A tropical e(coto)xperience – Part 2
In this series of posts, Carsten Brühl reports about his current trip to Costa Rica. Part 2 is all about his host Clemens Ruepert who is an experienced environmental analytical chemist at the Regional Institute for Studies on Toxic Substances of the National University of Costa Rica.
Costa Rica: A tropical e(coto)xperience – Part 1
In this series of posts, Carsten Brühl reports about his current trip to Costa Rica. Part 1 is all about his first impressions and what he learned about pesticide use on tropical crops such as the bananas that get shipped to Germany. Continue reading
BECT 100th Volume Special Issue – Free access
In this post, we briefly highlight the 100th Volume Special Issue of the Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology (BECT), which is freely accessible until 23 March 2018.
Large scale risks from agricultural pesticides in small streams
In this post, Ralf Schäfer talks about their recently published paper “Large scale risks from agricultural pesticides in small streams”.
BSc and MSc theses in the team “Functional Aquatic Ecotoxicology”
Interested in pesticide-induced effects in autotrophic food webs in streams? The team “Functional Aquatic Ecotoxicology” offers theses dealing with pesticide impacts on biofilm-grazer systems.
Several positions (PhD, Postdoc, Technician) at UFZ Leipzig
The Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research (UFZ) Leipzig offers several positions within the project CHEMO-RISK, dealing with chemometers as novel tools for risk assessment of pollutant mixtures.