The Stockholm Convention Regional Centre for Capacity Building and the Transfer of Technology (SCRC) in the Czech Republic is a body supporting sound chemicals management in the Central and Eastern European region and worldwide.


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".

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.

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