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Trial lecture: Physiological mechanisms in adaptation in multicellular animals

Time: 2/26/2020 at 8:30 AM
Location: Zoologihuset, Medicinaregatan 18 A

Event type: Lecture

Exploring chemical synergism: Identifying knowledge gaps and developing creative ways of taking advantage of synergistic interactions

Time: 3/4/2020 at 10:30 AM
Location: Botanhuset, Carl skottbergs gata 22 B - sal 10

Event type: PhD Seminar

Lecturer: PhD Student Anton Sandblom

FRAM Seminar: Incentivizing safe and sustainable chemistry. Lessons learned from scientific, government, and industry collaborations

Time: 3/20/2020 at 2:30 PM
Location: www.verasgrasmatta.se - Veras gräsmatta, Vera Sandbergsallé 8, Gothenburg

Event type: Research profile seminar

In this FRAM Seminar, Dr. Joel Tickner will discuss some of the drivers of safer chemicals and materials, the challenges of the current science and policy system that inhibit safer chemistry and outline some of the changes needed to achieve a transition to safer chemicals and products.

Lecturer: Dr. Joel Tickner is a Professor of Environmental Health at the University of Massachusetts Lowell where he directs the Chemicals Policy and Science Initiative of the Lowell Center for Sustainable Production. He founded and is the Executive Director of the Green Chemistry and Commerce Council, a network of more than 120 companies and other organizations dedicated to accelerating the adoption of green chemistry across supply chains and sectors. He is a leading expert on green chemistry policy, regulatory science, and is one of the leading scholars in the field of alternatives assessment. He has served as an advisor and researcher for government agencies, international agencies, companies and non-governmental organizations in the U.S. and abroad during the past twenty years.

FRAM Seminar: Farmer's incentive's many colours and shapes - Voluntary approaches to reduce nitrogen and pesticide inputs in German drinking water cooperatives

Time: 4/16/2020 at 2:30 PM

Event type: Research profile seminar

In several German Länder, drinking water utilities and farmers enter voluntary agreements aiming to reduce the input of nutrients and plant protection products into surface and ground waters relied on for drinking water provision. The presentation will outline the manifold challenges faced by these cooperative approaches.

Lecturer: Rodrigo Vidaurre studied Geology at the University of Chile, specializing in hydrogeology and writing his thesis on nitrate pollution in the groundwater of Chile¿s Aconcagua Valley. After working for the Santiago-based hydrogeology consultancy Aquaconsult Cía. Ltda. On groundwater development projects in the Atacama Desert, he joined Ecologic Institute in 2005, where he works as Fellow. He specializes in water policy, water governance, river basin management, water pollution (including emerging pollutants), and climate change adaptation. His work has covered the implementation of many European environmental legislation, particularly the Water Framework Directive, the Nitrates Directive, the Floods Directive and the Nature Directives. Rodrigo has a wide international experience, having worked on the river basin management of several EU countries, as well as in numerous countries in South America and Africa.


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