SETAC Europe 2014: Young Scientist Award for Steffi Boehme

Steffi Boehme has won the prize for the best presentation at the SETAC Europe conference 2014 in Basel for her talk: "Visualization of silver nanoparticle uptake by Laser-Ablation Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry".


Seventh NanoValid Newsletter

Welcome to the seventh Newsletter of the EU FP7 NanoValid project (Feb 2014)


EU NanoSafety Cluster - Key Global NanoSafety Database Survey

The EU NanoSafety Cluster announces the availability of an online NanoSafety Database Survey


Manual on Critical Issues in Nanotechnology R&D Management: An Asia-Pacific Perspective

As part of a "Manual on Critical Issues in Nanotechnology R&D Management: An Asia-Pacific Perspective" contracted by the Asian and Pacific Centre for Transfer of Technology (APCTT) and the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP), Prof. Alok Dhawan from the University of Ahmedabad (India), a partner engaged into the NanoValid project, recently co-authored the chapter on "Nano-safety, Standardization and Certification", which summarizes our current knowledge on the complex interplay between main nanomaterial and hazard characteristics, and exposure factors and mechanisms that drive the safety and possible risks associated with production, handling and use, as well as disposal of these new materials.

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'Dispersion of nanomaterials used in toxicological studies: a comparison of sonication approaches demonstrated on TiO2 P25'

Now available online.

By Tobias Meißner, Kathrin Oelschlägel, Annegret Potthoff