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03/05/2024
CUSP NEWS

The latest CUSP Policy Brief is out! Read and download now.

CUSP, the European Research Cluster to understand the health effects of micro- and nanoplastics has published its latest policy brief, titled "Micro- and Nanoplastics and Public Health: A Reasonable Concern".

02/05/2024
EU NEWS

EU Action Against Microplastics

Microplastic pollution has emerged as a critical environmental challenge, with its pervasive presence threatening ecosystems and human health alike. The European Union (EU) has responded resolutely, spearheading initiatives to address this pressing issue. In a recent publication, the EU outlined comprehensive strategies and actions aimed at reducing microplastic pollution and promoting a cleaner, healthier environment.

11 Apr 2024 EVENT

IAFP European Symposium in Geneva to Host Imptox Session on Pathogens in the Plastisphere

Taking place on April 30th and spearheaded by Prof. Andreja Rajkovic (UGent), the session will showcase a series of insightful talks from various Imptox researchers.

11 Apr 2024 PROJECT PUBLICATION

Publication Alert: A new protocol to study microplastics colonization in marine waters

Imptox researchers from UGent and the CNRS have developed a novel protocol, derived from their microplastics incubation experiments in France and Belgium, now published on protocols.io.

10 Apr 2024 PROJECT PUBLICATION

Basil & toxins: Imptox researchers lead the quest for plant safety

Recent research led by our UGent team and published in Environmental Pollution explores how basil absorbs and purges harmful microcystin-LR, offering insights into plant resilience and food safety.

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