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International symposium: "Current Trends in Nanotoxicology: Implications for environmental and human health"

Adopting an interdisciplinary approach, this symposium aimed to update our current knowledge in the field of nanotoxicology. Distinguished scientists were invited to this conference held at the University of Plymouth on 2 June 2017. 

The outcome of the symposium aims to benefit scientists working in this stimulating field to elucidate both the potential beneficial and detrimental impacts of ENPs affording important information to industries trying to harness this technology. 

The outcomes will also be of benefit to environmental managers and regulators and affords the potential to initiate new collaborations in an effort to improve our existing knowledge in this important field of research.

Book of abstracts.

Public and press

  • Plymouth University to host conference on damaging mutation of human and animal DNA - The Herald, 12 July 2015 
  • Nanoparticles and hydrocarbons - a toxic brew - Planet Earth Online, June 2014.  
  • Man-made particles could be making your world more dangerous - Western Morning News, June 2014.