Department of Environmental Science and Analytical Chemistry | ACES

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

Researcher receives prestigious award to study emerging pollutants in the Baltic Sea

May 17, 2016

Researcher Claudia Lindim has been awarded a stipend of 85000 SEK (€9000) by The King Carl XVI 50-year Foundation for Science, Technology and Environment.   “ I am very happy to receive this award which will allow me contribute to improving the environment in the Baltic region,” says Claudia Lindim.   Claudia Lindim, who is originally from Portugal, is a …

Stockholm ranked best student city in the Nordic countries

May 12, 2016

Stockholm is the Nordic region’s best student city, and the 24th in the world according to a new ranking from QS World University Rankings. The QS Best Student Cities 2016 compares which cities are the best in the world for international students. Stockholm placed highest in the Nordic countries, and is well placed internationally with its place at 24 in …

Environmental toxins accumulate in wild animals in China

May 11, 2016

Many animal species in southern China carry high levels of organohalogen contaminants. Most common is DDT, which has been banned for a long time in many parts of the world. New types of PCBs as well as polychlorinated carbon compounds and chloroparaffins were also found.  These are the results of a research study from a collaborative project between researchers from …

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

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