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Plastics science for a cleaner future

Institution Name
Term Award
University of British Columbia Maria Maldonado
Sources, sinks and fate of microplastics in the Strait of Georgia and its urbanized watershed: a solution-oriented natural mesocosm study
4 $999,152

University of Guelph

Ryan Prosser
The risk of microplastics to Canada's ecosystems



Institut national de la recherche scientifique

Daniel Cyr
Assessing the toxicity and inflammatory response associated with human health and exposure to nanoplastics



Université du Québec à Rimouski

Zhe Lu
Microplastics and plastic additives in the St. Lawrence River and Estuary: occurrence, fate and



University of Toronto

Chelsea Rochman
pELAstic: a whole-ecosystem experiment to understand the fate and effects of microplastics



University of Waterloo

Philippe Van Cappellen
Microplastics fingerprinting at the watershed scale: from sources to receivers



University of Windsor

Jill Crossman
Source-specific identification,
characterization and control of microplastics across a remote, rural and urban gradient