Events 12th Summer School on Toxic Compounds in the Environment 2016

12th Summer School on Toxic Compounds in the Environment 2016

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Important dates:
Registration opening: 15 March 2016
Early bird registration: 15 May 2016
Registration deadline: 1 June 2016

Research Centre for Toxic Compounds in the Environment (RECETOX), Masaryk University


12th Summer School on Toxic Compounds in the Environment 2016

13-17 June 2016

RECETOX, University Campus building A29, Kamenice 753/5, Brno, Czech Republic (show on map)

The Vinařská Garni Hotel

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General topic: toxic compounds in the environment

  • their sources, levels, transformations and long-range transport;
  • sampling and analytical techniques;
  • toxic effects on biota, biotests and biomonitoring;
  • risk assessment, data analysis and modelling (including GIS modelling).

Special topic of this year

  • indoor environment

Programme structure

  • lectures, workshops;
  • laboratory exercises;
  • field trip to the EMEP station in Košetice;
  • social events.

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Invited speakers

  • Martin Scheringer, Safety and Environmental Technology Group, Institute for Chemical and Bioengineering, ETH Zürich, Switzerland / RECETOX
  • Katarina Magulova, Secretariat of the Stockholm Convention
  • Stuart Harrad, School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Birmingham, UK
  • Lisbeth Knudsen, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Joan O. Grimalt, Institute of Environmental Assessment and Water Research (IDÆA) and Center of Research and Development (CID), Barcelona, Spain
  • Amrit Kaur Sakhi, Norwegian Institute of Public Health (NIPH), Oslo, Norway

RECETOX lecturers

  • Jana Klánová, Ivan Holoubek, Luděk Bláha, Lisa Melymuk and others

For students

Summer School will be credited:

  • 4 ECTS credits for theoretical part,
  • 4 ECTS credits for practical exercises.

Registration fee

Full registration fee CZK 15,500 (i.e. € 550) (covering lectures and practical exercises, background materials, field trip, accommodation with breakfasts, lunches).

Early bird registration fee is CZK 14,000 (i.e. € 500).

Participants cover their travel expenses and health insurance.

Important dates

  • 15 March 2016: Registration opening
  • 15 May 2016: Early bird registration
  • 1 June 2016: Registration deadline

For details contact Dr Petra Ruzickova (

Sponsors of the 12th RECETOX Summer School