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The City Councy of Morell is working to start, at the beginning of 2021, a new study of air quality which will be carried out by the TecnATox and the the Laboratory of the Center for the Environment (LCMA) from UPC.

Our role will be focused on the collection of air samples and the determination of the levels of arsenic, cadmium, chromium, nickel, lead and vanadium associated with PM10 particles. Subsequently, we will assess the possible health risks associated with its exposure by the local population.

We invite you to read the full press release published by El Vallenc.

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Zagui GS, Moreira NC, Santos DV, Costa Darini AL,Domingo JL, Segura-Muñoz SI, Andrade LN. High occurrence of heavy metal tolerance genes in bacteria isolated from wastewater: A new concern?. Environ Res. 2020 Oct 21:110352
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Dr. Luis Heredia will take part of the activities organized in the framework of the II Mental Health Month entitled "Mental Health, a priority more than ever".

He will participate in the round table "Learning to live safely in the pandemic: current situation and future challenges". He will talk about the studies about mental health that have been performed, and the role of the environmental problems on the mental health. In addition, he will give some tips to overcome this situation.

Date: 29th October at 19PM.

Where: streaming.

We invite you to check the flyer of this interesting event by clicking on this news.

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Sánchez-Soberón F, Sutton R, Sedlak M, Yee D, Schuhmacher M, Park JS. Multi-box mass balance model of PFOA and PFOS in different regions of San Francisco Bay. Chemosphere. 2020 Aug;252:126454.

The innovative training tool to implement an Integrated Management System (IMS) developed within the framework of the EASIMS project will be available very soon.

We invite you to click on this news and check the summary of the course content (available in English and Spanish).

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4.0 ANDCOM, a project co-funded by the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union, has released the second newsletter.

We invite you to read it by clicking on this news.

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Dr. Montse Marquès, post-doc of the Health Risk Assessment and Food Toxicology Area of TecnATox, won a Tecniospring INDUSTRY Fellowship with the project INSULIN: INformation on endocrine diSrUptors and the deveLopment of gestatIoNal diabetes mellitus - a mobile app.

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SPRINT, the H2020 project aimed at developing a global risk assessment toolbox to assess the impact of pesticides on human health, plants, animals and ecosystems, is already running.

You can read the full press release launched by URVACTIV@ here.

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A follow-up meeting of 4.0 ANDCOM project took place last Friday 11.09.20. During the meeting the progress of the project was discussed and the actions to be carried out were planned.

The m-learning coursesIndustry 4.0 in teaching low-skilled adults” are in final review while the implementation of the video guide for adult educators begins.

Click here for more information about the project.

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