Join the 4th Freshproject! Life in plastic, it’s fantastic: unravelling the microalgal community of plastisphere across European lentic systems

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The call to join the PhytoPlastic project is now open!

What is required to join?

To participate, it is necessary to:

  • be a Bachelor student, Master Student, PhD Student, or early Post‐Doc (PhD completion later 31st December 2019)
  • be already a member/or join one of the limnological societies federated within EFFS (for a list click the link in this page)
  • have enough time to perform the sampling activities (4 days for 4 sampling seasons) and any other project activity (data analysis, writing, meetings, etc)
  • have access to basic limnological equipment (multiparametric probe)
  • actively participate in the project

What do you gain from the participation?

  • You will be part of a network of young freshwater scientists
  • You will increase your knowledge about relevant topics in limnological research (microalgae and microplastics)
  • You will enhance your soft-skills
  • You will contribute to an international project
  • Co-authorship in scientific publications

How to apply?

To participate in the project, please read and fill in the online questionnaire available at the link in this page by 15 July 2022.


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