Department of Environmental Science and Analytical Chemistry | ACES

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

Increased attention on thiamine deficiency

October 22, 2018

At the end of September, the Norwegian public service channel NRK reported about the likely connection between thiamine deficiency and mass death of seabirds. Now the scientific journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS) draws attention to ACES research in the field. The Norwegian public service channel NRK reported that the population …

How transparent is REACH?

September 28, 2018

Concerns that previous European legislations were not providing adequate protection from chemical risks resulted in the new chemicals legislation REACH in 2007. In a recently defended doctoral thesis, Ellen Ingre-Khans at the Department of Environmental Science and Analytical Chemistry (ACES), shows that the legislation is not transparent enough in part due to the protection of confidential business information. Chemicals can …

Cloudcatcher – atmospheric research on Svalbard

September 27, 2018

Cloudcatcher. That’s the name of a new film that describes the atmospheric research done by scientists from the Department of Environmental Science and Analytical Chemistry (ACES) in Svalbard. The film is made by Melissa Gomis and Dämien Bolinius, former PhD students. “I wanted to raise awareness about climate change by showing a location where the impacts are clearly visible; the …

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We offer a range of courses in environmental science 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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Programmes

ACES offers education programmes at three different levels:

Kandidatprogram
Master’s programmes
PhD studies

Courses

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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External Relations

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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Our researchers offer expert advice to media, government agencies, industry, schools and non-governmental organisations.

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Commissioned research

We help government agencies and the private sector with laboratory and field investigations, data reviews and knowledge syntheses.

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Strategic collaborations

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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