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First ECORISK2050 meeting

This week the first ECORISK2050 meeting has taken place in York.

The ECORISK2050 project "Effects of global change on the emission, fate, effects and risks of chemicals in aquatic ecosystems" brings together a world leading and interdisciplinary consortium of universities, research institutes, industry and regulatory and governmental authorities to deliver a cohort of Early Stage Researchers (ESRs). The project will analyze and address risks of chemicals of emerging concern focusing on scenarios up to 2050.

The meeting consisted of:

Short courses on emissions, fate and effects of chemicals in the aquatic environment.

Workshops during which the implications of future changes (climate, urbanization, demographics) on chemical use, emissions, fate, effects and risks have been explored and discussed.

Project meeting, which has involved the project supervisory team and the project partners. They have organized the future work.