EU urges agreement on international regulations to end plastic pollution

From 29th May to 2nd June the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Headquarters in Paris hosted the second session of the Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee (INC-2) on plastic pollution, including in the marine environment.


Imptox Takes the Stage at SETAC 2023: Exploring the Potential Risks of Nanoplastics on Human Health

Miao Peng, a doctoral researcher collaborating with the UGent Imptox team, explores the bioenergetic effects of simulated weathered nanoplastics on human intestinal cells.

12 May 2023 CUSP NEWS

Don't miss the latest edition of CUSP NEWS

The fourth CUSP newsletter is out! Explore working group updates, project highlights, events, and inspiring scientist stories.

11 May 2023 EVENT

Imptox investigates micro- and nanoplastics in food safety: Join us in Brazil at Internacionaliza UFRJ 2030

Join Imptox researcher Andreja Rajkovic's talk on the microbial and toxicological aspects of pollutants and their implications for food safety.

03 May 2023 VIDEOS

Discover IMPTOX SHORTS featuring junior researchers!

Check out our first series of short video clips and discover what motivated our early-career scientists to pursue science, while gaining insight into their specific research tasks. Learn about their daily challenges and much more straight from their own perspectives.