SETAC Asia-Pacific Student Research Grant Winner
Stacey O'Brien is the 2023 winner of the SETAC Asia-Pacific Student Research Grant!
The SETAC Asia-Pacific Student Research Grant awards a research student AU$2,500 to advance a research project that makes an important contribution to environmental chemistry and/or toxicology in the Asia-Pacific region.
O'Brian is researching examining micro plastics in the environment. The proposed research will use a simultaneous sampling program to calculate the mass concentration of plastics in various compartments using Pyr-GC/MS. This is aimed to understand the fluxes, relationships and sources of plastics in air.
Honourable mentions go to Shannon Kaiser and Rachel Mackie for their excellent proposals.