Over the two year milestone in my PhD, and progress is gradual but thankfully still in the right direction. The past year has been exceptionally challenging, juggling workloads (i.e. sampling … Continue reading Reaching Out..
Since joining this project six months ago I have become increasingly aware of just how polluted the natural environment is with plastic. Seemingly innocent items that we would never consider … Continue reading Rain and microplastics!
First of all, let me clarify that this is not an obituary but rather a small milestone to celebrate, me being almost a year into my PhD and all…! … Continue reading Anniversary
Working in the area of dissemination you can see how people are becoming ever more aware of the terms ‘plastic litter’, ‘microplastics’ and ‘nanoplastics’. There are plenty of blogs out … Continue reading Why isn’t anything being done?
Here is an interesting almost poetic insight written by a couple of GMIT college students after coming across microplastics on a stroll one evening: “It was a warm, tranquil autumn … Continue reading Rubbish free Rivers leave cleaner Fish Livers
Welcome to my blog on all that is micro and plastic! Over the next few years we will be exploring our freshwater systems and micro-plastic pollution. As a very topical … Continue reading Welcome