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Final lectures from Bangor University researchers

On February 16, Bangor University researchers held a final meeting for the participants of ISInCAR project "International scientific integration of early career researchers" and presented reports on microplastics. Moderator of the meeting - Dr. Christian Dunn, Associate Director of the Bangor Wetlands Group, active researcher and lecturer in wetland science.


Dr. Christian Dunn introduced participants to microplastics, ways of its formation and its impact on the body and ecosystems. Luke Fears and Martin Graf PhD students of Bangor University presented projects looking at microplastics in water and from agricultural plastic. Their research showed that microplastic particles were found in ten British lakes, rivers and reservoirs, even in remote places in the UK. Bangor University researcher Dr. Lucy Greenfield presented report on effects of microplastics on plant growth.