6th International Conference on Emerging Contaminants

2 May 2019

The 6th International conference on Emerging Contaminants (EmCon 2018) was held in Oslo, Norway in June 2018. This topical conference on emerging contaminants (ECs) was highly successful with around 140 participants including scientists, management, regulators, students, and industry attending the conference. Twenty-seven countries were represented at the conference, covering all continents except Africa and Antarctica with participants contributing 33 platform and 57 poster presentations of high quality during the event.

QAEHS were well represented with Centre Director Prof. Kevin Thomas Chairing the meeting and platform presentations from Dr Jake O’Brien and Elissa O’Malley as well as a poster by Kristie Thompson. Elissa’s work on the occurrence of UV compounds in surface waters was given special mention in the final conference proceddings, recently published in Environmental Science: Processes & Impacts.