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González N, Marquès M, Nadal M, Domingo JL. Temporal trend of the dietary exposure to metals/metalloids: A case study in Tarragona County, Spain. Food Res Int. 2021, 110469.

Dr. Joaquim Rovira, research fellow of TecnATox, was interviewed by Cadena SER (Aquí, amb Josep Cuní). He was talking about the closure of Sant Adrià del Besós beach due to the detection of carcinogenic elements in the sand.

We invite you to listen the full interview.

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Dr. Montse Marquès, research fellow of TecnATox, has been appointed as Associate Editor of Environmental Pollution.
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The working group of microplastics have been interviewed by TV3 (The Catalan Public Television).

Dr. Joaquim Rovira and Nora Expósito presented the interesting (and concering) results regarding the current situation of microplastics in the Tarragona Coast. Check out the full interview here.

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González N, Correig E, Marmelo I, Marques A, la Cour R, Sloth JJ, Nadal M, Marquès M, Domingo JL. Dietary exposure to potentially toxic elements through sushi consumption in Catalonia, Spain. Food Chem Toxicol. 2021 May 20:112285. doi: 10.1016/j.fct.2021.112285.
Papandreou C, García-Gavilán J, Camacho-Barcia L, Hansen TT, Sjödin A, Harrold JA, Halford JCG, Bulló M. Circulating metabolites associated with body fat and lean mass in adults with overweight/obesity. Metabolites. 2021, 11(5):317.
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Deepika and Óscar Sabuz, PhD students at TecnATox, are attending the summer school on "Non-animal approach in science: The Three R...evolution" from 17 May to 21 May where they get the opportunity to meet other researchers from more than 30 countries.

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Amaka Okoye E, Bocca B, Ruggieri F, Ezejiofor AN, Nwaogazie IL, Domingo JL, Rovira J, Frazzoli C, Orisakwe OE. Metal pollution of soil, plants, feed and food in the Niger Delta, Nigeria: Health risk assessment through meat and fish consumption. Environ Res. 2021, 198:111273

In the framework of NEUROSOME, we are organizing the course entitled: "How to prepare a successful proposal". This course is addressed to the MSCA PhD candidates of NEUROSOME and will be held virtually from May 10 to 15.

See below the programme of the course:

Day 1 – Monday, 10 May 2021

9:00-9:30

Welcome Session : Prof. Denis  Sarigiannis

9:30-10:15

Session 1: General Introduction

Speaker: Dr. Vikas Kumar

10:15:10:25

Coffee Break

10:25-11:15

Session 2: Structure of the proposal

Speaker:  Dr.  Bartosz Tylkowski

11:15-13:00

Group activity (choosing a suitable grant and elaborating overall prospective about proposal).

13:00-15:00

Lunch Break

15:00-17:00

Group discussion and feedback from coordinating committee

   

Day 2 – Tuesday, 11 May 2021         

9:00-11:00

Session 3: Excellence of the proposal with relation to objective, work plan, deliverables etc.

Speaker:  Dr. Bartosz Tylkowski

11:00-11:10

Coffee break

11:10-13:00

Group activity (Prepare objective and work plan for the proposal)

13:00-15:00

Lunch Break

15:00-17:00

Group discussion and feedback from coordinating committee

   

Day 3 – Wednesday, 12 May 2021

9:00-11:00

Session 4: Impact, budget and submission of the proposal

Speaker: Dr. Gemma Papiol

11:00-11:10

Coffee break

11:10-13:00

Group activity (Prepare outcome and budget for the proposal)

13:00-15:00

Lunch Break

15:00-17:00

Group discussion and feedback from coordinating committee

   

Day 4 – Thursday, 13 May 2021

9:00-11:00

Session 5: Plan for Exploitation and Dissemination of project Results

Speaker: Dr. Montse Marquès

11:00-11:10

Coffee break

11:10-13:00

Group activity (Dissemination for their projects with innovative ideas)

13:00-15:00

Lunch Break

15:00-17:00

Group discussion and feedback from coordinating committee

   

Day 5 – Friday, 14 May 2021

9:00-11:00

Session 6: Project Management and Analysis of proposals and examples of evaluation comments for proposals like Marie Curie. Summary of important points

Speaker:  Dr. Vikas Kumar

11:00-11:10

Coffee break

11:10-12:00

12:00 -12:30

Play Kahoot. A game with multiple-choice questions about learning during workshop

Closing of the workshop

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