DLCS at Strathclyde University is running a course in September on the implementation of the Stockholm Convention, the global treaty to protect human health and the environment from Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs).
The first week is aimed at practitioners, legislators and those involved in environmental protection and health. The second week covers monitoring, analysis, quality assurance and accreditation for air, water and other matrices.
This will include demonstrations of extraction and analysis using various instrumental methods. Participants can attend for one or two weeks or single days on the following topics:
31st August – Overview of the Stockholm Convention 1st September – Risk Assessment and Site Investigation 2nd September – Remediation Technologies
3rd September – Air Sampling
9th September – Endocrine Disruptors.
Participation in this course will count towards the requirements of the REHIS Scheme of Continuing Professional Development.