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On 24 September 2021, the MacaroNight 2021 science festival was held. Our colleague Vanesa Romero-Kutzner participated giving a curious talk named “Between jellyfish, homo sapiens and the future” (Entre medusas, Homo sapiens y el futuro).


From 11 to 24 of September, our colleagues Rodrigo Almeda and Alicia Herrera participated in the MANTLE Project.

Yesterday, 23 September, the presentation of preliminary results of the IMPLAMAC project took place.

Last week, here in ULPGC, from 14 to 18 of june, was held a course named “Introduction to the Microplastic research”, organized by us. During that week,  6 talks and  5 workshops were given.  

Yesterday, our colleague Daniel R. Bondyale Juez presented and defended his doctoral thesis entitled “’Jellyfish’ as predators and prey. Studying their respiratory metabolism and biochemical composition”.

January newsletter of the Thematic Network of micro and nanoplastics in the environment (ENVIROPLANET), a thematic research network formed by a set of Spanish research groups working on topics related to pollution by plastic materials, among which we are. 

Our most sincere congratulations to May Gómez, Professor of Zoology and coordinator of EOMAR.

On June 10, the ceremony of recognition of the winners of the III Cátedra Telefónica ULPGC Competition took place, where our colleague Alicia Herrera received the first prize in the category Innovation/Research Project.

During the last days in Marseilles, from 11 to 13 March, a meeting took place concerning the project CaponLitter (Capitalising good coastal practices and improving policies to prevent marine litter).

In the last week of February, a meeting of the EnviroPlanet (Thematic Newtork of Micro- and Nanoplastics in the Environment) project has took place. In that meeting, it was discussed about the present status of microplastic and marine pollution researches in different scientific areas.