Thesis 2020-2022

Student Name Institution City and country Master Project Title Email
ANUMAH, ABDULRAHEEM OKEHI University of Porto Porto, Portugal Derivation of soil screening levels for arsenic using a portuguese regosol.  
ANA CAMILA ZENTENO ILLANES Department of Plant Sciences, University of Cambridge Cambridge, England Determination of chemical composition of algal and insect biomass generated during fruit and vegetable waste remediation.  

Interdisciplinary Centre of Marine and Environmental Research (CIIMAR)University of Porto

Porto, Portugal Assessment of cyanobacterial biomass as sustainable agricultural fertilizer: soil-experiment with plants in pot.  
DUSHMNTHA NAMAL KOKU HANNADIGE ABEYSOORIYA Institute of Environmental Sciences (CML), Leiden University Leiden, The Netherland Combined effects of microplastics and drought on terrestrial plants.

EVGENI BUNIN University of the Basque Country Bilbao, Basque Country (Spain) Evaluations of strengths and weaknesses of 16S and 23S rRNA genes in differentiation of closely related Vibrio species.  

Institute Of Molecules and Materials of Le Mans (IMMM) and Mixt research group of Environment, Paleoenvironment Oceanic and Continental (EPOC, CNRS-University of Bordeaux)

Le mans and Bordeaux, France

Long-term degradation of fishing nets through accelerated aging experiments: kinetics of microplastics and nanoplastics production.
HUGO CARVALHAL SILVA AZTI Foundation Pasaia, Basque Country (Spain) The use of passive samplers as alternative for the impact assessment of dredging activities in port waters.
IFEOLUWA EHIMARE OMOYENI Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research – UFZ Leipzig, Germany Using gene editing to understand how exposure to Per-and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) cause Developmental Neurotoxicity (DNT)  
JIMENA ERASO MAYORA Department of Biological Sciences, University of Bergen Bergen, Norway Glucocorticoid receptor activating compounds and their effects on energy metabolism in Atlantic cod (Gadus Morhua)  
Luis Mauricio Ortiz-Galvez INTERNATIONAL IBERIAN NANOTECHNOLOGY LABORATORY Braga, Portugal Estimation of probable environmental concentrations of released titanium dioxide nanoparticles i Mexico  

Norwegian University of Science and Technology

Trondheim, Norway Biomonitoring of rare earth elements in southern Norway: Distribution, fractionation, and accumulation patterns in Mytilus  spp.  
MARIIA KUZNETSOVA French National Institute for Sea Exploration (Ifremer) Nantes, France Measurement of telomere length and telomerase activity in soles.  
SYARIFATUN NISA NURDHY University of Reims Champagne Ardenne – Yves Rocher Reims, France In vitro ecotoxicity tests of UV filter molecules on C. vulgaris and Common Carp Brain (CCB) cell lines.  
JÚLIA GRINYÓ I ESCUER University of Liège Liège, Belgium Mercury and ciguatoxins measurements in two fish species from different lagoons of French Polynesia with evaluation for human consumption  

Laboratoire de Biologie des Ligneux et des Grandes Cultures (LBLGC), UPRES EA 1207 / USC INRAE 1328. UFR Sciences et Techniques, Université d’Orléans

Orléans, France Transfer, accumulation and biological impact of metal (loid)s in a soil-water-Vicia faba-aphid continuum in polluted soils Rehabilitated with biochar.  

Department of Biology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology

Trondheim, Norway Pilot study evaluating microRNAs as a potential biomarker of  microplastic exposure in Japanese quails (Coturnix japonica)
SHEHARYAAR FARID Department of Environmental Science, Aarhus University Roskilde, Denmark Occurrence and removal of antibiotics from domestic wastewater in a Danish full-scale constructed wetland system.

Micropolit Project, IPREM Research Unit, Université de Pau et Des Pays de L’Adour

Anglet, Paris The study of isolated bacteria from sediment biodegradation of priority and emerging micropollutants.