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 Mark's Lab
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 Marine ecotoxicological biomarkers for a cleaner, healthier ocean environment

BBC Sept 2020

September 2020: Contributed to a BBC Scotland piece on PPE as a new source of single-use plastic litter in the 
marine environment.

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MASTS ASM ScotChem plastics workshop

Oct 2020: Dr Hartl co-chaired the Multiple Marine Stressors Session at the online MASTS Annual Science Meeting and 
presented at the SCOTChem sponsored multi-disciplinary workshop on Plastics in the Oceans.

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StoryOfPlastic

July 2020: Dr Hartl was a panellist on Why Conserve's discussion about the issues raised in the film The Story Of Plastic

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MPB2020large

January 2020: Latest microplastics paper from our work in Orkney.

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ETC2020large

January 2020: Latest paper on the importance of coating on nanoparticle toxicity.
Project part-funded by FP7 Nanosolutions.

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January 2020: Funding success: British Council Newton Fund funded work shop on Analytical
techniques to isolate and characterise microplastics from environmental and biological samples
with China (£42k), in collaboration with Prof Jeanette Rotchell of Hull University.