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17.11.2016

In a nutshell: Freshwater ecotoxicity as an impact category in life cycle assessment

Brussels, November 2016 Freshwater is a vital component in the global ecosystem. Freshwater is a unique environmental habitat and also essential for human life. Freshwater pollution not only poses a...
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15.11.2016

New Postdoc positions available in the Netherlands – Marie Curie COFUND Programme ‘LEaDing’

News from the NORMAN Network www.norman-network.net Postdoc positions available in the Netherlands Within the framework of the Marie Curie COFUND Programme ‘LEaDing’, the Dutch Leiden University...
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08.11.2016

From Greenfacts: As COP 22 opens in Marrakesh, get the facts on Climate Change and energy management options

A Special GreenFacts Newsletter   A Special GreenFacts Newsletter Officials will discuss the impacts, implications and consequences of climate chang...
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07.11.2016

Two PhD positions available – RECETOX – Natural Toxins and Drinking Water Quality

News from the NORMAN Network www.norman-network.net Klara Hilscherova from RECETOX would like to advertise two new offers of PhD positions in the frame of the new ITN project called "Natural Toxins a...
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07.11.2016

Academics, former regulators and other scientists challenge WHO cancer agency classification schemes as outmoded

Multi-discipline scientific experts say IARC and UN hazard-only evaluations serve neither science nor society Oct 25, 2016 –  Ten prominent experts in toxicology, oncology, pharmacology, biology,...
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07.10.2016

List of MAK and BAT Values 2016: Permanent Senate Commission for the Investigation of Health Hazards of Chemical Compounds in the Work Area

Dear Colleagues, We are pleased to announce that the List of MAK and BAT Values 2016 (English Version) is now online. List of MAK and BAT Values 2016: Permanent Senate Commission for the Investigati...
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19.09.2016

Job Vacancy: ECETOC is looking for an Environmental Scientist

The European Centre for Ecotoxicology & Toxicology of Chemicals (ECETOC) is seeking the services of a Brussels-based* graduate in environmental sciences to support ECETOC scientific activities in...
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Noncoding RNAs and Risk Assessment Science: an ECETOC/Cefic LRI Workshop Report
29.08.2016

Noncoding RNAs and Risk Assessment Science: an ECETOC/Cefic LRI Workshop Report

Brussels, August 2016 It is well understood that DNA is the basic instruction manual that explains how to make a living organism, such as a human body. RNA is a messenger sent from the coding DNA-seq...
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25.08.2016

Advances in Consumer Exposure Science: Data, Modelling and Aggregate Exposure Assessment

In a nutshell: Advances in Consumer Exposure Science: Data, Modelling and Aggregate Exposure Assessment. Report on ECETOC Worksop held 26th January 2016, Brussels Brussels, August 2016 To understand...
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22.08.2016

ECETOC/Cefic LRI Workshop explores the role of epigenetics in reproductive toxicity

Brussels, July 2016 Epigenetics is a term used to describe relevant biological processes for the regulation of gene transcription in cells, which are not associated with changes in the DNA sequence o...
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16.08.2016

ECETOC guide to Building a Prenatal Developmental Toxicity Ontology

Brussels, August 2016 This ontology, published as ECETOC Special Report no.19: Building a Prenatal Developmental Toxicity Ontology, provides a way for data and information on developmental toxicolog...
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09.08.2016

Workshop reports on Defining the role of chemical activity in environmental risk assessment within the context of mode of action

Brussels, August 2016 At its most basic level, chemical risk assessment involves an assessment regarding both the toxicity and exposure mechanisms associated with a specific chemical.  It is well un...
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26.07.2016

ECETOC Published Article: Guidance on the selection of cohorts for the extended one-generation reproduction toxicity study (OECD test guideline 443).

The extended one-generation reproduction toxicity study (EOGRTS; OECD test guideline 433) is a new and technically complex design to evaluate the putative effects of chemicals on fertility and develop...
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15.06.2016

ECETOC Young Scientist Award at SETAC Europe Nantes 2016

The ECETOC Best Platform Award honours the early career scientist with the best platform presentation at the SETAC Europe Annual Meeting. The award winner is invited to the Annual Meeting. The Best...
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08.06.2016

SHARING IS CARING. New EU project POWER published best practices on water management for four cities

Kees van Leeuwen Principal Scientist at KWR and Professor in Water Management and Urban Development. POWER, the EU funded initiative on political and social awareness on water environmental challenge...
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30.05.2016

Joint SETAC/iEOS Omics/Epigenetics Workshop registration now open:

SETAC/iEOS Joint Focused Topic Meeting, 12-15 September 2016, Ghent, Belgium: Environmental and (eco)toxicological Omics and Epigenetics: Science, Technology and Regulatory Applications The registrati...
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Spring 2016 issue of the ECETOC e-newsletter now available for download
06.05.2016

Spring 2016 issue of the ECETOC e-newsletter now available for download

The Spring 2016 issue of the ECETOC e-newsletter is now available and can be downloaded in PDF format from the following link: http://bit.ly/ecetoc-enl30 In this issue: Ecosystem Services and Chemic...
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02.05.2016

Welcome to the new ECETOC Website!

Major update to ECETOC Website Visitors to the ECETOC website now benefit from a fully responsive Tox/Ecotox resource with clear navigation and advanced search functions. Of particular note are the...
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21.04.2016

ECETOC publishes report on Ecosystem Services and Chemical Risk Assessment

Brussels, April 2016 Ecosystem goods and services are the benefits we (humans) get from nature. They include provisioning services, e.g. from crops that provide food and fibre, regulating services, e....
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24.02.2016

ECETOC 2015 Annual Report published

Freely downloadable, the 2015 ECETOC Annual Report provides an overview of ECETOC, the benefits of Membership and details of our activities and publications during 2015....
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