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Carlos J. M. Silva

Carlos J. M. Silva

PhD Student

  • Thesis title: The ecotoxicology of microplastics in freshwaters, a new global concern.
  • Supervisor: João Pestana / Carlos Gravato

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  • ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7590-9639
  • Department: Biology
  • Research Group: Functional Biodiversity
  • Thesis title: The ecotoxicology of microplastics in freshwaters, a new global concern. Supervisor: João Pestana / Carlos Gravato Category: BO Grant type: BD Funding entity: FCT Grant reference: PD/BD/128134/2016 Start date: 2016-11-01 End date: 2020-10-31


Research interests

Effects of microplastics in freshwater benthic invertebrates

Academic degrees

Degree in Biology by the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Porto, September 2009
MsC in Environmental Contamination and Toxicology by ICBAS and FCUP, University of Porto, November 2011

Scientific activities

Grant Holder at ISA (School of Agriculture) - 2011/11 - 2013/07
PhD scholarship at University of Aveiro - 2016/11 - on going

Others

Innovation management at Inovisa (Business Incubator and Innovation Management - ISA - University of Lisbon)

Publications

Projects

ComPET - Ecotoxicological effects of microplastics on freshwater ecosystems. See more

Scientific Supervision

Academic degrees

MSc in Environmental Contamination and Toxicology - ICBAS and FCUP, University of Porto, November 2011


Degree in Biology - Faculty of Sciences of the University of Porto, September 2009

Research interests

Ecotoxicology (Effects of microplastics in freshwater benthic invertebrates)


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