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  1. Webinar [recording]: DNA metabarcoding for assessing biodiversity.

     A HydroTerra webinar in collaboration with The University of Melbourne and CAPIM. Globally, invertebrate biodiversity is on the decline for a number of reasons. Monitoring invertebrate …

    capim.unimelb.edu.au/2023/03/02/webinar-recording-dna-metabarcoding-for-assessing-biodiversity

  2. Let’s Talk Pollution #1- pollution as the 3rd global catastrophe

    The inaugural Let’s Talk Pollution event focused on the United Nations declaration of pollution as the third global catastrophe (along with climate change and biodiversity loss). …

    capim.unimelb.edu.au/2023/02/16/lets-talk-pollution-1

  3. Webinar [recording]: Why we need to pay more attention to microplastics in soil.

     A HydroTerra webinar in collaboration with The University of Melbourne  & CAPIM. We have all heard about the vast environmental impacts of plastic pollution around the globe, …

    capim.unimelb.edu.au/2023/02/02/webinar-why-we-need-to-pay-more-attention-to-microplastics-in-soil

  4. Winners announced !

    CAPIM recently held a photo competition, calling on novice and junior photographers to share their lens on pollution.  The judging panel were impressed with the caliber …

    capim.unimelb.edu.au/2022/12/16/winners-announced-capim-photo-competition

  5. ADE Consulting Group joins CAPIM

    ADE Consulting Group joins CAPIM! ADE Consulting Group (ADE) has over 26 years’ experience providing a wide range of environmental services across Australia.  Their team of …

    capim.unimelb.edu.au/2022/12/16/ade-consulting-group-joins-capim

  6. Congratulations

    CAPIM Member Dr Xia (Emma) Liang has recently been awarded the 2022 International Fertilizer Association Emerging Scholar Award, announced at the IFA Strategic Forum held in …

    capim.unimelb.edu.au/2022/12/16/congratulations

  7. Reflections from ALGA symposium

    CAPIM recently partnered with the Australasian Land & Groundwater Association (ALGA) to host the Groundwater Fate & Transport Symposium at the University of Melbourne. This symposium …

    capim.unimelb.edu.au/2022/12/16/reflections-from-alga-symposium

  8. Spotlight: CAPIM students

    Zhuyun Gu is a PhD student with a focus on land contamination, soil chemistry, and risk assessment. Her project involves investigating the behaviour of platinum group …

    capim.unimelb.edu.au/2022/12/16/showcasing-capim-students

  9. Showcasing pollution research

    Click on the links below to see highlights of recent published pollution research at the University of Melbourne: Hydrological and water quality performance of Waste Tire …

    capim.unimelb.edu.au/2022/12/16/showcasing-pollution-research-2

  10. PhD Opportunity: Improved decision making for fluoride removal from groundwater in Indian communities

    Interested in #India #watermanagement and doing a #phd? Check out this fully funded joint PhD opportunity with University of Melbourne and The University of Manchester working with experts in their field Meenakshi Arora, Suzie Reichman and …

    capim.unimelb.edu.au/2022/10/14/phd-opportunity-improved-decision-making-for-fluoride-removal-from-groundwater-in-indian-communities

  11. CAPIM Photography Competition – enter now !!

    Capture your view of pollution … anything from air, soil or water pollution through to human health and ecosystem impacts. What’s your lens on pollution? Who can …

    capim.unimelb.edu.au/2022/07/14/capim-photography-competition-enter-now

  12. CAPIM Pollution Research Showcase 

    In May 2022, CAPIM held its inaugural Pollution Research Showcase bringing together 80 industry, government, and universities representatives. The event opened with a plenary address from …

    capim.unimelb.edu.au/2022/07/14/capim-pollution-research-showcase

  13. Impacts of endocrine disrupting chemicals on human health

    The research team at the Pask Lab, University of Melbourne are examining how the environment impacts on human reproductive health. Collaborating with CAPIM has increased the …

    capim.unimelb.edu.au/2022/07/14/impacts-of-endocrine-disrupting-chemicals-on-human-health

  14. AirLab

    AirLab an urban atmospheric monitoring device, developed by University of Melbourne.  AirLab is situated on top of one of the tallest buildings at the University of …

    capim.unimelb.edu.au/2022/07/14/airlab

  15. CAPIM alumni spotlight – Maita Subba

    Maita is a recent CAPIM graduate, now employed as a Permissioning Officer at EPA Victoria. Maita recently completed a PhD in freshwater ecology undertaking lab and …

    capim.unimelb.edu.au/2022/07/14/capim-alumni-spotlight-maita-subba

  16. CAPIM alumni spotlight – Bin Ju Nan

    Bin recently completed a PhD in Environmental Science and Management with CAPIM, The University of Melbourne. His research focused on the Australian glass shrimp Paratya australiensis …

    capim.unimelb.edu.au/2022/07/14/capim-alumni-spotlight-bin-ju-nan

  17. Collaborating with CAPIM as a student researcher

    Jordan McCarthy is a final year PhD student.  His project is part of a joint grant with researchers at the Australian Antarctic Division, RMIT University, and …

    capim.unimelb.edu.au/2022/07/14/collaborating-with-capim-as-a-student-researcher

  18. Showcasing pollution research

    Click on the links below to learn more about pollution research at the University of Melbourne covering the effect of light on the willie wagtail; the …

    capim.unimelb.edu.au/2022/07/14/showcasing-pollution-research

  19. Toronto and Melbourne Research Training Group PhD project

    CAPIM is participating in the Toronto and Melbourne Research Training Group set up between the University of Melbourne, Australia, and the University of Toronto, Canada.  The group comprises …

    capim.unimelb.edu.au/2021/12/06/phd-opportunity-toronto-and-melbourne-research-training-group

  20. Employment pathways for CAPIM graduates

    CAPIM graduate Victoria Mentor’s connection to industry partners through her Masters research has resulted in full time employment with BlueSphere Environmental.  Victoria recently finished her Master …

    capim.unimelb.edu.au/2021/12/06/employment-pathways-for-capim-graduates

  21. $176K grant for new scientific equipment

    CAPIM was recently granted $176K from the Faculty of Science Investment Fund to purchase scientific equipment that extends and expands our field and laboratory analytical capabilities.  …

    capim.unimelb.edu.au/2021/12/06/176k-grant-for-new-scientific-equipment

  22. CAPIM alumni wins Young Scientist Research Prize

    CAPIM alumni Sarah McDonald recently won the Royal Society of Victoria Young Scientist Research Prize 2021 for her PhD research PhD research looking at the impact …

    capim.unimelb.edu.au/2021/11/11/capim-alumni-wins-young-scientist-research-prize

  23. Primary + STEM website launch

    Primary+STEM is an Australian resource to help teachers and parents to engage primary school aged students in STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Maths).  The website has …

    capim.unimelb.edu.au/2021/11/11/primary-stem-website-launch

  24. Showcasing environmental research at EnviroTech

    On November 25, CAPIM and environmental researchers at the University of Melbourne participated in ‘EnviroTech’. Five research teams pitched their projects to a group of invite-only …

    capim.unimelb.edu.au/2021/11/11/showcasing-environmental-research-at-envirotech

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