National Centre for Toxic Compounds
coordinates national activities related to the implementation of the global agreements on chemicals in the Czech Republic. The National Centre is hosted by the Research Centre for Toxic Compounds in the Environment (RECETOX), Faculty of Science, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic.


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 – 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.

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).

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).

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.

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.

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