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RECETOX at Mercury Week in Geneva
23.9.2017 | More information...

In parallel to the first meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Minamata Convention on Mercury, a series of activities – Mercury Week – is organized from 22 to 29 September 2017 in different places of the city of Geneva to raise the awareness of the public about mercury, its uses, its effects, and how the Minamata Convention contributes to the global solution.

Invitation to a lecture – Bryan W. Brooks
11.9.2017 | More information...

Dear colleagues and students, you are cordially invited to a very interesting lecture by Professor Bryan W. Brooks (Baylor University, Department of Environmental Science, Waco, Texas, USA), entitled "Perspectives on Urbanization and Contaminants of Emerging Concern".

Invitation to a lecture – Daniel Villeneuve – POSTPONED TO NOVEMBER
1.9.2017 | More information...

Dear colleagues and students, you are cordially invited to a very interesting lecture “Adverse Outcome Pathways – Development and Applications” by Dr Daniel Villeneuve (United States Environmental Protection Agency, Mid-Continent Ecology Division).

Invitation to a lecture – Evgenyi Shalaev
1.9.2017 | More information...

Dear colleagues, you are cordially invited to the lecture “Heterogeneity of aqueous glasses, and its pharmaceutical relevance” of Evgenyi Shalaev from Allergan plc, Irvine, CA, USA.

RECETOX research published in newspaper
28.8.2017 | More information...

Saturday 26 August 2017 issue of the "Lidové noviny” brought one and half page about the RECETOX research regarding endocrine disruptors present in water and their effects on fish.

New issue of the RECETOX Newsletter – June 2017
17.7.2017 | More information...

We have just released a new issue of the RECETOX Newsletter – June 2017 looking at the Open-access strategy for 2017 RECETOX Research infrastructure, conference reports or invitations to the upcoming events taking place in the Czech Republic or abroad.

Be a safe-food scientist – apply now for EFSA’s scientific panels
3.7.2017 | More information...

Are you a scientist with expertise in food or feed safety, animal health or environmental risk assessment? Do you want to contribute to public health in Europe and make a difference to the lives of 500 million EU citizens? EFSA is looking for scientific experts for its ten Scientific Panels and its Scientific Committee.

Sixth Ministerial Conference on Environment and Health
20.6.2017 | More information...

The Sixth Ministerial Conference on Environment and Health was held in Gong, Ostrava-Dolní Vítkovice, Czech Republic on 13-15 June 2017. This high-level meeting of the World Health Organization European Region countries has seen 45 countries and almost 500 participants who adopted the Ostrava Declaration on 15 June 2017.

EmCon 2018
16.6.2017 | More information...

On behalf of the organising committee we would like to announce the 1st call of the 6th INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON EMERGING CONTAMINANTS (EmCon2018) that will take place from the 25th to the 28th of June 2018 in Oslo, Norway and hosted by the Norwegian Institute for Water Research (NIVA).

RECETOX`s research in media
10.6.2017 | More information...

Biological effects of a substance used in cosmetic products were published in a number of the Czech and Slovak newspapers and in electronic media - Masaryk University journal MUNI, Czech News Agency (ČTK), Lidovky, Novinky, Deník, ČTK and Hospodářské noviny last week.

Trainee positions at EFSA
5.6.2017 | More information...

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), based in Parma, Italy is opening positions for trainees. This traineeship programme is a great opportunity to gain professional experience and develop and strengthen your skills and competencies in your field of interest.

Invitation to an interdisciplinary workshop – GAMU Projects 2014–2016
13.5.2017 | More information...

Masaryk University Research Department organizes a final workshop on interdisciplinary research Projects GAMU 2014–2016. The workshop will be held at Komenského nám. 2 in Brno (meeting room no 300) from 1 pm. The seminar will present four successful interdisciplinary projects implemented at Masaryk University in 2014–2016.

SAICM Intersessional process - invitation for comments
12.5.2017 | More information...

SAICM secretariat invites all SAICM stakeholders to submit input and suggestions to the Co-chairs' summary of the First Meeting of the Intersessional Process.

Would you like to participate in advancing the topic of sustainable chemistry at the global level and win a scholarship?
11.5.2017 | More information...

In 2016, Environment Ministers invited “countries, international organizations and other interested stakeholders, including the private sector, with relevant experience with the issue of sustainable chemistry, to submit by 30 June 2017 best practices in the area of sustainable chemistry, indicating how these may enhance the sound management of chemicals, inter alia through the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, as well as SAICM and chemicals and waste related MEAs.”

RECETOX succeeds in the Teaming call phase 1
10.5.2017 | More information...

The awarded RECETOX project is CETOCOEN Excellence, lead by Professor Jana Klánová, director of RECETOX: “The aim of the project is to build a sustainable and international platform to support research examining the impact of various factors on human health and ageing, minimise the burden of chronic diseases (including the related costs), and improve health and quality of life.”

Ben Feringa praises
9.5.2017 | More information...

Professor Ben Feringa, the Nobel Prize winner for chemistry for 2016, was on Czech Television in Hyde Park Civilizace talk show with Daniel Stach on 6 May 2017.

RECETOX at the Business Research Forum 2017
3.5.2017 | More information...

The second meeting of the Business Research Forum of Masaryk University took place on 27 April 2017 in the premises of CEITEC at Bohunice University Campus in Brno, Czech Republic. This year theme was “Science changes entrepreneurship. Come to do it with us!" The event was organized by the Masaryk University Centre of the Technology Transfer in cooperation with partners from ministries, South Moravian region and the City of Brno.

Update of the Czech National Implementation Plan is open for comments
10.4.2017 | More information...

The Czech Republic opened stakeholder consultations on National Implementation Plan of the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants in the Czech Republic, NIP 2018-2023 (Czech version of the document only).

RECETOX 2016 brochure
29.3.2017 | More information...

Our new information brochure RECETOX 2016 was just released. We would like to acknowledge a great work of our graphic designers - Markéta Soukupová, Jakub Gregor and Radim Šustr as well as print done at Kleinwächter holding.

Open-Door Day at Košetice Observatory
20.3.2017 | More information...

Are you interested in evnironmental monitoring? Enjoying weekend at spring Vysočina highlands? There is an opportunity for celebrating World Water Day and World Meteorology Day with us

New issue of the RECETOX Newsletter – February 2017
17.3.2017 | More information...

We have just released a new issue of the RECETOX Newsletter – February 2017 looking at the outcomes of conference reports or invitations to the upcoming ones taking place in the Czech Republic or abroad. In addition, we are introducing our new Horizon 2020 project – HBM4EU on human biomonitoring and providing updates on activities of the Stockholm Convention Regional Centre in the Czech Republic – mission to Malaysia.

Three new post-doc positions available at RECETOX – HBM4EU
16.2.2017 | More information...

The RECETOX centre hereby opens a new call for applications - three post-doc positions are currently available within the Human BioMonitoring for Europe (HBM4EU) project supported by the Horizon 2020 programme. The applications are accepted until all the positions are filled.

Invitation to register for the RECETOX summer school 2017
15.2.2017 | More information...

Registration to the RECETOX summer school is now open! Join us at the traditional international summer school that takes place each June since 2005. This year, we will have a closer look at organic pollutants in aquatic environment.

RECETOX at a Soil Monitoring Conference
3.2.2017 | More information...

The Auditorium of the Bohunice University Campus in Brno hosted an international conference on soil monitoring on 1 and 2 February 2017. The meeting was organized by the Central Institute for Supervising and Testing in Agriculture (CISTA) in the Czech Republic under the auspices of the Czech Minister of Agriculture, Marian Jurečka, and in cooperation with the Czech national focal point with the European Food Safety Agency (EFSA).

Ivan Holoubek awarded by Brno Mayor
1.2.2017 | More information...

City of Brno awarded its personalities!


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