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Scientists at Sweden Water Research, ESS and ORNL study Bisphenol A for cleaner water applications
Scientist at Swedish Water Research and ESS are using neutrons at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) to study how bisphenol A (BPA) interacts with water filters. This project is now hightlighted in American media.
New research project focuses on reducing microplastics in the Baltic Sea
A new research project will focus on decreasing and removing microplastics in the Baltic Sea. The project will increase knowledge and understanding about dispersal pathways and sources through measurements in different flows in society, as well as cost-effective methods to reduce microplastics.
Science slam with PhD students
PhD students from Sweden Water Research participated in a science slam arranged by the institution for chemical engineering at Lund University. Watch their performances below.
Upstream work in Swedish municipalities
Emma Fältström, PhD student at Sweden Water Research, presents the study Upstream work today and in the future – municipal perspectives in a report.
Welcome Mohammadreza Kamali
Mohammadreza Kamali is a guest at the Sweden Water Research office in Lund from August to September 2018.
Phosphorus recovery from wastewater – IWA Sweden seminar 11 April
Professionals in the public and private water sector, NGOs and academia gathered in Malmö to discuss the issue of phosphorus recovery. The seminar was arranged by IWA Sweden, Sweden Water Research, RISE Research Institutes of Sweden, VA-teknik Södra and The Swedish Water and Wastewater Association.
Jennifer Ekholm – the first PhD in the AGNES project
Welcome Jennifer Ekholm, the first PhD student within the AGNES II Project. She will be working with a full-scale study on implementation of the first aerobic granular sludge reactors in Sweden.
Seminar on biofilms in drinking water supply systems
On January 18th, a seminar was arranged in Lund, Sweden, with focus on biofilms in drinking water supply systems. You can find the presentations and the programme here.
What do we know about microplastics? Report from conference and workshop in November 2017
Sweden Water Research was one of the organizers of a conference and workshop on the topic of microplastics in November 2017. Read more about the most important conclutions in the report from the meetings.
Sweden Water Research becomes member of national research infrastructure
Sweden Water Research is now an associated member of SITES – Swedish Infrastructure for Ecosystem Science. SITES is a nationally co-ordinated infrastructure for terrestrial and limnological field research.
Seminar on microplastics, 8 November, Malmö, Sweden
On November 8, an IWA Sweden seminar on microplastics was held in Malmö. The seminar presented new international knowledge about microplastics and its presence in water, wastewater and sludge. The question of what happens to microplastics in sewage treatment plants and in the field of sludge spreading on arable land. One conclusion is that we need more knowledge about microplastics in order to make the right decisions on how to solve the problems.
Salar Haghighatafshar’s midway seminar
Welcome to Salar Haghighatafshar's midway seminar entitled "Mesoscopic-scale evaluation of sustainable drainage systems" on 6 November.