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    SciPubADL - The Science of Microplastics

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    Microplastics are everywhere! Join us as we delve into the science behind these miniscule pollutants lurking in our environment. Learn about their pervasive presence in our waterways, soils, and even within our bodies, and discover the approaches scientists are taking to monitor and mitigate their impacts.

    ​We are pleased to announce our panellists are:

    • Dr Mike Williams -  Senior Research Scientist, CSIRO Environment
    • A/Prof Melanie MacGregor - ARC Future Fellow & Matthew Flinders Fellow in Chemistry, Flinders Institute for Nanoscale Science & Technology
    • Dr Patrick Reis-Santos - Senior Postdoctoral Research Associate, The University of Adelaide​

    Please join us on Friday 26th April at the Adelaide Irish Club (13-15 Carrington St, Adelaide). The event kicks off at 6:00 pm and will finish by approximately 7:30 pm. Doors will open at 5:30 pm. All drinks are to be purchased at the bar but guests are welcome to bring their own snacks/food. Attendance is free, but please register so we can advise the venue and set up the seating. We recommend arriving early to secure your preferred seating.

    New to SciPub? Wondering what we are about?
    The principal goal of SciPubAdelaide is to make science engaging and accessible to the public. Each panel consists of three experts who deliver 10-15 minute presentations on their area and then open up to questions from the audience via a moderator. Panellists are selected primarily on their ability to effectively communicate science in an engaging and non-technical manner. SciPubAdelaide is held in a pub so that scientists, aspiring scientists, and non-scientists can learn, discuss and think critically about hot topics in science.


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