Department of Environmental Science and Analytical Chemistry | ACES

Interdisciplinary research with impact. Problem-oriented education of high quality.

Impressions from the 6th Young Environmental Scientists meeting hosted by ACES

March 22, 2017

The 6th Young Environmental Scientists (YES) Meeting of the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) took place in Stockholm from the 16th to the 20th of February 2017. Eighty students and recent graduates from 20 countries gathered to present their research, and to participate in six different short courses. This year’s theme was “Environmental Science in a Warming World.” …

Chemicals in dust could harm your cat

February 27, 2017

A new study by researchers at ACES published in Environmental Science & Technology has shown that indoor cats are exposed to high levels of brominated flame retardants via the dust in our homes. The study shows that cats are exposed to chemicals commonly used in electronics and furniture found in house dust that can adversely affect health. It is the first time that the link has been made. …

The Never-Ending Story of PFAS?

February 23, 2017

Researchers from ACES along with colleagues from Switzerland, and the United States call for intensified global research and regulation on the vast number of highly fluorinated substances, or PFASs currently on the market, in an article published in Environmental Science and Technology. They stress that while there has been much research and regulation on a limited selection of well-known PFASs, the …

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We offer a range of courses in environmental science, environmental chemistry, and analytical chemistry. Our courses provide training that is tailored to your career aspirations, and offer pathways that can help you reach your potential

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Our courses provide training that is tailored to your career aspirations, and offer pathways that can help you reach your potential

Interdisciplinary research with impact

Cutting edge research on global issues: chemical contaminants, atmospheric aerosols, biogeochemical cycles of carbon and nutrients, and analytical chemistry

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At ACES, our ambition is to contribute to a sustainable society.
For that, we provide support and expert advice to government agencies, private companies, non-governmental organizations, schools and other groups on a variety of issues.

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On occasion and on a case-by-case basis, we engage in long-term strategic collaborations with external partners that share our commitment to sustainability.

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