SETAC Europe Special Science Symposium Extrapolation of Effects across Biological Levels

October 23rd, 2018

23-24 October: This SESSS will show a series of new developments that facilitate the extrapolation of adverse effects, caused by chemical exposure, observed in experiments amongst different levels of biological organisation. Different methodologies will be showcased, such as Quantitative Adverse Outcome Pathways, Toxicokinetic-Toxicodynamic modelling, Population models, Ecosystem/food chain models and landscape level models.

NORMAN Workshop Non-Target Screening for Regulators

October 25th, 2018

This workshop is organised by the NORMAN Network with special support by the German Environment Agency (UBA) to inform regulatory agencies and policy-makers about recent advances in the application of Non-Target Screening (NTS) techniques and to discuss with them the potential use of Non-Target Screening data for environmental monitoring and chemicals management. More information:

‘Kierbesluit’ in operation

November 15th, 2018

On 15th November, the day at which de Haringvliet sluices exist 47 years, minister Cora van Nieuwenhuizen (infrastructure and Water) put the ‘Kierbesluit’ into operation, together with her administrative partners of Water authority Hollandse Delta and Drinking water company Evides. This does not automatically mean that the sluices will be opened on that day. This … Continue reading “‘Kierbesluit’ in operation”