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9 May 2019

Introducing the Newest SETAC North America Board Members

2019-05-09T16:35:01+00:009 May 2019|Categories: 2019, Member News, Member Spotlights, Volume 20 Issue 5|

Teresa Norberg-King, SETAC North America Vice President

When you know and recognize your current leaders, it is easier to reach out to them and unlock future leadership opportunities for yourself. Four members were […]

11 April 2019

SETAC Europe Executive Director’s Corner

2019-04-12T07:26:29+00:0011 April 2019|Categories: 2019, Leadership Corner, Volume 20 Issue 4|

Bart Bosveld, SETAC Europe Executive Director

Strategic goals are helpful tools to give direction to the society. Goals are useful as a checklist for the council, the board, committees and the office when […]

Getting Ready for a Unique SETAC Helsinki Experience

2019-04-12T07:39:51+00:0011 April 2019|Categories: 2019, Annual Meetings, Events, Volume 20 Issue 4|

Delphine Delire, SETAC Europe Communications Manager, and Rebecca Bundschuh, SETAC Europe Education Project Manager

Listen to Established Keynote Speakers

The SETAC Europe 29th Annual Meeting, which will be held from 26–30 May in Helsinki, […]

Science et Frites: Recap of the 8th Young Environmental Scientists (YES) Meeting

2019-04-11T16:59:00+00:0011 April 2019|Categories: 2019, Annual Meetings, Events, Volume 20 Issue 4|

Kristina Bitter, RWTH Aachen University; Samuel Moeris, Ghent University; and Mafalda Castro, Stockholm University

The 8th Young Environmental Scientists (YES) Meeting took place from 5–10 February in the beautiful city of Ghent, […]

High-Impact Papers Publishing in the SETAC Journals

2019-04-11T16:59:06+00:0011 April 2019|Categories: 2019, Science and Publications, Volume 20 Issue 4|

Jen Lynch, SETAC Director of Publications

These articles are generating conversation and influencing the community. They are our most “highly cited” articles from 2016–2017, which will contribute to the next impact factor. The […]

Upcoming Deadlines for SETAC Toronto

2019-04-11T16:59:14+00:0011 April 2019|Categories: 2019, Annual Meetings, Events, Volume 20 Issue 4|

Nicole Riddell, Chris Metcalfe and Trudy Watson-Leung, SETAC Toronto Co-chairs

With a record number of session proposals having been received for the SETAC North America 40th Annual Meeting, which will take place […]

Less Than a Month Away from SETAC Cape Town

2019-04-11T16:59:23+00:0011 April 2019|Categories: 2019, Annual Meetings, Events, Volume 20 Issue 4|

Beatrice Opeolu, SETAC Africa Vice President, and Charlie Menzie, SETAC Executive Director

The SETAC Africa 9th Biennial Conference – jointly hosted with the Society for Risk Analysis (SRA) 5th World Congress – is just […]

Adverse Effects of a Long-Term US Government Shutdown on Environmental Science

2019-04-11T17:00:18+00:0011 April 2019|Categories: 2019, Leadership Corner, Volume 20 Issue 4|

Jeffery Steevens, SETAC North America Executive Committee Member-At-Large, and Roman Lanno, SETAC North America President

The United States government shutdown from December 2018–January 2019 was the longest in U.S. history and clearly had detrimental […]

Convenience Has Its Consequences: Risks of Repurposing Sulphur Waste into Polymers

2019-04-11T17:00:25+00:0011 April 2019|Categories: 2019, Science and Publications, Volume 20 Issue 4|

Lauren Zink and Greg Pyle, University of Lethbridge, Canada

Sulphur has been the focus of modern polymer chemistry and materials science advances in recent years due to its abundance and unique characteristics. The oil […]