Below is a recording of the webinar on ‘Emerging contaminants – an overview’ and the accompanying presentations.

The webinar was held on Tuesday 17 November 2015 and presented by Grant Northcott and Louis Tremblay on behalf of the Centre for Integrated Biowaste Research (CIBR).

About the presenters:

  • Dr Grant Northcott. Grant has amassed a wealth of experience in environmental chemistry in New Zealand and abroad. Grant has previously worked at The National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research, the University of Lancaster School of Environmental and Biological Science where he obtained his PhD in 2000, and The Institute of Plant and Food Research. Grant is now the Director of Northcott Research Consultants.
  • Dr Louis Tremblay. Louis is an environmental toxicologist at the Cawthron Institute and a Senior Lecturer at the University of Auckland. His research involves assessment of the toxicity of contaminants and complex mixtures like sewage effluent in the receiving environment. Louis’ main area of interest is the characterisation of the mechanisms of toxicity of microcontaminants on key New Zealand species.

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