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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.

Together with Dr. Javier Lorenzo-Navarro and Dr. Modesto Castrillón-Santana, professors at the Faculty of Computer Science, we have developed a free software for the automation of the counting and identification of microplastics.

Last Saturday, January 25, the investiture ceremony of the new doctors of the ULPGC took place. It was attended by our colleague Mayte Tames-Espinosa, accompanied by her tutors May Gómez and Ted Packard. 

 

During the 27th and 28th of November, in La Laguna (Tenerife island), the first meeting of partners and the official presentation of the IMPLAMAC (MAC2/1.1a/265) project took place.

This week, the 6th International Jellyfish Blooms Symposium was held in Cape Town (South Africa) from the 4th to the 6th of November.