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PostDoc Researcher for Glaukos-Ecotox

List of finalist candidates interviewed, selection process for a PostDoc Researcher for Glaukos-Ecotox.

After weighing:

1. Nancy León Janampa

2. Isabel Moreno

3. Fouzia Haider

4. Lina Mª Zapata

5. Kizar A. Sumon


Vigo, 29th of June 2020

Ricardo Beiras, PhD

Professor in Ecology
Faculty of Marine Sciences
University of Vigo
E-36310 Vigo, Galicia


PostDoc researcher for GLAUKOS-Ecotox

" PostDoc researcher for GLAUKOS-Ecotox EURAXESS Job Offer id: 526282 "

ECOTOX is looking for a postdoctoral researcher; this is a full-time position (40 h/week), starting by July 2020.

It is a fix term contract for 3 years (6 months trial period) and with a salary up to 35.000 € /year (gross pay), depending on qualification.

Kick-off webinar for six new microplastic projects from JPI Oceans' 2nd call


Last Wednesday, 20th of May 2020, JPI Oceans hosted the kick-off webinar [1] for the six new microplastic projects awarded for funding (JPI Oceans' 2nd call), being their names: Andromeda, HOTMIC, FACTS, iPlastic, microplastiX and RESPONSE

The ARPA-ACUA project in the Journal of the University of Vigo

"Virgin" polyethylene, PVC and polyamide resins are less toxic than biodegradable "

New publication of Ines Viana, Postdoctoral Researcher at ECOTOX

Morphological and Physiological Responses of Enhalus acoroides Seedlings Under Varying Temperature and Nutrient Treatment

"Seagrass meadows are declining globally. In Indonesia, 75% loss has been reported in the last 5 years. The decrease of the seagrass area is influenced by the simultaneous occurrence of many factors at the local and global scale, including nutrient enrichment and climate change. (...)"

Free access to the full article at:


4th of May, 2020
"The first call of the JPI Ocean's joint action 'Ecological aspects of microplastics in the marine environment' resulted in the funding of four microplastics research projects: BASEMAN, EPHEMARE, PLASTOX and WEATHER-MIC."

For an overview of all the projects, access to their outcomes and final results, please check:
JPI Oceans (2020), Key Results JPI Oceans Microplastics Projects 2016-2019. Brussels, Belgium.
DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.2.11658.00960

The faecal sink that drowns Praia América and the outfall of the Miñor river

New article published in the galician press, where it mentions some data obtained by Prof. Ricardo Beiras and his team on the environmental situation of the outfall of the Miñor river, which are already reflected in a report disclosed in another previous post of this same blog.

According to Prof. Beiras, the inadequacy of treatment of water sewage turned this space into an outdoor sewer.


New publication: the Pixelar Index a tool to gonadal maturity analysis in sea urchins

Pixelar index: a new quantitative approach for the assessment of reproductive condition in the purple sea urchin, Paracentrotus lividus, by image analysis

Publication date: 20 December 2019

Source: Aquaculture International

Author(s): Leonardo Mantilla-Aldana, Pedro Campoy-López, Estefanía Pereira-Pinto & Ricardo Beiras

DOI: 10.1007/s10499-019-00499-8


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