- SETAC Globe 14 June 2018
SETAC Globe - Environmental Quality Through Science
Reflections from the SETAC Europe Immediate Past President
Anne Alix
Anne AlixA year ago, I took up the presidency of SETAC Europe, and it has been the most rich and enlightening role I have ever had the privilege of serving within our society.


14 June 2018
John TollMid-Year Report from the SETAC North America Board of Directors
John Toll
Six months ago, I wrote to you about the challenges SETAC faces as a professional society, and how the North America Board of Directors is responding. I spoke about what makes SETAC important to me.

SETAC Rome awardsAwards Presented at the SETAC Europe Annual Meeting in Rome
Michelle Bloor and Annegaaike Leopold
Several awards for both SETAC Europe and SETAC were presented at the SETAC Europe 28th Annual Meeting in Rome. And the awards go to...

SETAC DaeguJoin us at the SETAC Asia-Pacific Meeting in Daegu, Korea
Sae Yun Kwon
The SETAC Asia-Pacific meeting has long been one of the most widely attended international environmental toxicology and chemistry conferences across the Asia-Pacific region since the founding meeting was held in 1998 in Seoul, Korea.

SETAC StudentsStrengthening the Voice of Student Members in North America
Greg Schiefer, Sabine Barrett and Tom Augspurger
The SETAC North America Board of Directors and two ad hoc committees have dedicated considerable, prolonged effort to listening to student voices in SETAC and enhancing ways that those voices are heard.

YES logoYES 2018: Stand Up for Science
Alexander MacLeod, Elizabeth Miller and Sara Nason
The 7th Young Environmental Scientists (YES) Meeting was recently held from 25–29 March 2018 in Madison, Wisconsin. Attendees included 63 students and recent graduates from 12 countries, representing all five geographic units of SETAC.

Public scienceWhat in the World Is “Public Science” and How Can SETAC Make Use of It?
Tamar Schlekat
Public science is the multi-faceted term used for science that is conducted within the public domain. What is it and how can it be applied for environmental sciences?

IEAM coverA New Incarnation of Learned Discourses Emerges in Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management
Nancy Shappell, Guy Gilron and David DeForest
Do you have something important to communicate within the sphere of Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management (IEAM) that doesn’t conform to the traditional scientific method report structure and framework?

Rome ColluseumSession Summaries from SETAC Rome

The recently concluded SETAC Europe 28th Annual Meeting, which was held from 13–17 May 2018 in Rome, Italy, was another successful meeting, attracting 2,600 delegates, who could choose from 668 platform and 1,782 poster presentations. The theme of the meeting was “Responsible and Innovative Research for Environmental Quality.” These session summaries provide examples of presentations and discussions during the meeting.

SETAC Sacramento registration

Submit an abstract by 20 June for the SETAC Europe 24th LCA Symposium, which will be held from 24–26 September in Vienna, Austria. Register by 9 August and save with early bird rates.

Registration opens 2 July for the SETAC North America 39th Annual Meeting in Sacramento, California. Become an exhibitor or meeting supporter. Book a meeting room.

Register by 16 July for the 2018 SETAC Asia-Pacific Conference in Daegu, Korea. Sign up for short courses and social programs. Students can join activities and programs to expand their network.

Register by 10 September for the What’s in Our Water 2018 Symposium in Canberra, Australia.

Register and submit an abstract by 10 September for the SETAC Europe 13th Special Science Symposium in Brussels, Belgium.

Save the date for the 2nd Central and West Africa Regional Conference from 7–11 October in Accra, Ghana.

Submit a session proposal for the SETAC Africa 9th Biennial Conference from 6–8 May 2019 in Cape Town, Africa.

Read the latest SETAC Technical Issue Paper on Environmental Risk Assessment of Chemicals.

IEAM volume 14, issue 3What’s New in IEAM
Factors that influence public awareness of domestic waste characteristics and management in rural areas
Zhiyong Han, Qingqing Duan, Yongqiang Fei, Dan Zeng, Guozhong Shi, Haimei Li, and Meilun Hu’
Volume 14, Issue 3

ET&C cover 37:6What's New in ET&C
Gadolinium as a new emerging contaminant of aquatic environments
Justyna Rogowska, Ewa Olkowska, Wojciech Ratajczyk, and Lidia Wolska
Volume 37, Issue 6

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