Anna Adachi-Mejia, our CEC Leader, will speak about the uses of photovoice to connect to communities and communicate science by the Superfund engagement and translation community for the SRP July 11 webinar.
“Is There Arsenic in Your Drinking Water?” will be the subject of an MDI Biological Laboratory Science Café on Monday, July 8, at 5 p.m. at the MDI. The presentation will be delivered by Jane E. Disney, senior staff scientist and director of education at MDIBL, and Bruce Stanton, a professor of microbiology and immunology at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine. Dr. Stanton is also the former director and a current project leader of the Dartmouth Toxic Metals Superfund Research Program and a visiting scientist at MDIBL.
A three-day conference on PFAS was held on June 10-12 at Northeastern University in Boston, sponsored by our SRP partners from Northeastern and URI. Information is available here.
Dartmouth Superfund Research Program Director Celia Chen will be attending the third meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Minamata Convention on Mercury (COP3) in Geneva, Switzerland November 25-29, 2019. Dr. Chen will be representing Dartmouth on the Policy Advisory Group (PAG) on Fate and Transport of Mercury. Issues will be discussed related to our SRP’s work on mercury fate in aquatic ecosystems and wildlife and human exposure. At its second meeting, the Conference of the Parties called for intersessional work to be carried out and invited submissions from Parties and interested stakeholders on a number of issues to be considered further at COP3.
The national NIEHS SRP Annual Meeting will be held November 18-20, 2019 in Seattle, WA. The meeting is being organized by the University of Washington and University of Louisville Superfund Centers. More information.
The ICMGP (International Conference on Mercury as a Global Pollutant) will be held September 8-13 in Krakow, Poland. More information.