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.
 

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The RECETOX News 3/2018 issue is now available!

14.11.2018 | More information...

The autumn issue focusses on human health. It looks at it from a number of perspectives – through research investigating human health impacts using a wealth of information and expertise that was generated during the first 35 years of the RECETOX. It uses our tools, environmental chemistry, ecotoxicology, new analytical methods for monitoring toxic chemical substances in the environment and in various types of matrices. There is also information on new projects combining our long-term knowledge and disciplines, complementing them with newly established teams for epidemiology, biostatistics or biomedicine, new approaches or newly developed IT tools.


Regional meeting in preparation to COP2 of the Minamata Convention on mercury

25.10.2018 | More information...

The Stockholm Convention Regional Centre in the Czech Republic supported the Regional meeting for Central and Eastern Europe and Central Asia in Preparation for the second meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Minamata Convention on mercury and subsequent information sessions on the three conventions (BRS) and SAICM held in Chisinau, Moldova, on 16-18 October 2018.


The RECETOX News 2/2018 issue is now available!

25.9.2018 | More information...

Have you checked our summer issue of hte RECETOX news yet? There is progress report on implementing the EU Horizon 2020 project ICARUS targeting and improving urban air quality, introduction to EnzymeMiner, a novel platform for biotechnology combining IT database search with microfluidic characterization to speed the whole process of identification of prospective enzymes, or results of our research on impact of monsoon on remobilization of persistent organic pollutants in India and globally


Continued cooperation with Armenia

15.6.2018 | More information...

The training “Sharing Experience of the Czech Republic in Risk Assessment with Environmental and Information Center expert from Armenia” took place at RECETOX, Masaryk University in Brno, Czech Republic 4-8 June 2018. This activity is based on a contract between the UNIDO and the RECETOX supporting the implementation of the GEF project “Implementation of BAT and BEP for the reduction of UP-POPs releases from open burning sources”.


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