Worth knowing – live

Last changed: 03 December 2021

Watch the live streamed seminars from lecture series Worth knowing.

December 8 A medicated world – ecological effects of pharmaceuticals in the environment
Speaker: Tomas Brodin, SLU

The lecture is live broadcasted at 12:10 on December 8. The lecture will also be live streamed on the SLU Libray Facebook.

Would you like to ask the lecturer a question? Please send an email to vartattveta.umea@slu.se.

About the lecture

Human consumption of pharmaceuticals has increased rapidly during the last decades, and just keeps increasing.

Speaker is Tomas Brodin, professor at the Department of Wildlife, Fish and Environmental Studies, SLU. 

Many pharmaceuticals ends up in rivers, streams, lakes and oceans where they have the potential to affect aquatic wildlife. In this lecture, Tomas Brodin will explain why pharmaceuticals can be a problem for aquatic wildlife, and exemplify with research on ecological effects of pharmaceuticals conducted in lab.