Join Us for the Final GMOS-Train Project Consortium Meeting

We are pleased to invite you to the final GMOS-Train project consortium meeting, scheduled to take…

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Allwin Mabes Raj Receives Prestigious FEMS Travel Grant Award

We are proud to announce that Allwin, an Early Stage Researcher (ESR 11), has been honored with the…

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JOB OFFER: PhD position in atmospheric mercury speciation and/or modeling (4 years, 1 FTE)

We seek a motivated and enthusiastic candidate for a PhD position in atmospheric mercury speciation…

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Exciting Postdoctoral Opportunities at Meteorological Synthesizing Centre – East (MSC-E)

The Meteorological Synthesizing Centre – East (MSC-E), a prominent research hub within the Jožef…

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Mercury accumulation: Join a research expedition to the Arctic Ocean

Sonja Gindorf (PhD Student): Mercury is a natural element and at the same time a global pollutant.…

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ESR15 Charikleia Gournia Expands Knowledge with Training at JRC Ispra and Secondment at MIT

Charikleia Gournia (ESR 15) had the opportunity to visit the Joint Research Centre in Ispra and…

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ESR14 Koketso’s Dynamic Year: From GMOS-Train Events to Secondments and International Conferences

2023 was a busy year for Koketso (ESR14). The year kicked off with the month-long GMOS-Train…

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ESR13 David Amptmeijer: Summer Secondments, Scientific Collaboration, and Parental Leave Journey

David Amptmeijer (ESR 13) spent this summer on secondments. Initially, he collaborated with Sonja…

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ESR12 Jared Walsh: Shaping Research Goals After ERCA 2024 Winter School Training

Jared is in the very early stages of his PhD as ESR12 in GMOS-Train. This year, he felt fortunate…

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ESR11 Allwin Mabes Raj Presents his Research in Poreč, Croatia

Allwin Mabes Raj (ESR 11) presented a poster titled- Mer B (Organomercurial-lyase) mediated mercury…

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Advancements in Atmospheric Pollutant Analysis: Theodor-Daniel Andron’s Contributions to Metrology and Education

Along with Dr. Igor Živković Teodor-Daniel Andron took part in an inter-calibration campaign…

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Optimizing Mercury Isotope Analysis: Saeed Waqar Ali’s Journey of Methodological Advancement and Scientific Collaboration

The second half of 2022 began with Ali’s virtual participation in the International Conference on…

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Charlotte Haugk Presents Research at ACES Day Amid Maternity Leave

Since I was (and still partly am) on maternity leave, nothing much happened for me. I attended ACES…

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ESR7 Sonja Explores Polar Mercury Dynamics: From Southern Ocean Analysis to Arctic Ocean II Expedition

From March to May 2023, ESR Sonja visited Natalia and Lars-Eric at the MIO in Marseille for the…

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ESR6 Isabel García Arévalo’s Dynamic Engagement: From Field Campaigns to International Collaborations in Mercury Research

Since the last newsletter ESR6, Isabel García Arévalo, participated in various data acquisition and…

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ESR Alina Kleindienst Engages in International Exchange: Bridging Research and Collaboration with UPLA, Chile

Alina recently spent three weeks in Valparaíso, Chile taking part in an exchange program organized…

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Unveiling Hydrothermal Mercury: Natalia’s Groundbreaking Research Sheds Light on Natural Hg in the Ocean

Natalia, Early Stage Researcher 4 has published her first paper! The UNEP Minamata Convention on…

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Luisa (ESR3) Successfully Wraps Up Lab Work for PhD: Exciting Results and Collaborative Achievements

Luisa (ESR3) was mainly focused on lab work from September 2022 to the end of July 2023. She…

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GOM Measurement Challenges: Advancements and Insights from Sreekanth’s Ph.D. Journey

Continuing Sreekanth's Ph.D. journey from our last newsletter: Sreekanth delivered two…

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Alkuin (ESR1) Celebrates PhD Defense Success with Global Collaborators and French Tradition

On 2nd of November 2023, Alkuin (ESR1) successfully defended his PhD thesis with the title: “New…

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Outstanding Poster Award 2024 at the Arctic Frontiers Conference Actions & Reactions in Tromsø, Norway

GMOS Train ESR Sonja Gindorf from Stockholm University received the Outstanding Poster Award 2024…

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Important Updates for ICMGP Conference Attendees: Abstract Submission Deadline and GMOS-Train Meeting

As the International Conference on Mercury as a Global Pollutant (ICMGP) draws near, we would like…

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ESR Sonja Gindorf Clinches Top Prize at Bolin Days Climate Research Poster Competition

Our ESR, Sonja Gindorf, won the first prize at the Bolin Days for climate research at Stockholm…

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GMOS-Train Knowledge Lab on COP-5

The Secretariat of the Minamata Convention on Mercury is delighted to extend additional avenues for…

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Reno Workshop in Measurement of Atmospheric Mercury

Jožef Stefan Institue's team, comprised of Prof. Dr. Milena Horvat, Dr. Igor Živkovic, and…

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A decade of global commitment to make mercury history

Ten years ago, on 10 October, 2013, the international community took a key step forward by signing…

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Third Day of Summer School 2: GMOS-Train Human Health Workshop and Project Meeting

Every group photo tells a unique story; there's never a dull moment captured when unique minds…

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Second Day of Summer School 2: GMOS-Train Human Health Workshop and Project Meeting

The Second Day of the GMOS-Train Human Health Workshop was a vibrant tapestry of visionary minds…

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First Day of Summer School 2: GMOS-Train Human Health Workshop and Project Meeting

Day 1 at "Summer School 2: GMOS-Train - Human Health Workshop and Project Meeting" at IFREMER,…

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Human Health Workshop and the Project Meeting in Nantes

We are thrilled to announce the upcoming event, "Summer School 2: GMOS-Train - Human Health…

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How Volcanic Plumes Shape Mercury’s Fate

A recent paper, "Observed in-plume gaseous elemental mercury depletion suggests significant mercury…

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Exploring the Mysteries of Mercury: Outreach Activity for High School Students on Mercury in the Ocean

Alina held a scientific outreach seminar at her former high school. The seminar focused on mercury…

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Managing mercury along the oil and gas value chains – 18 July 2023

The Global Mercury Partnership is pleased to invite you to an online session “Managing mercury…

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Mercury Waste Management – Side Event at BRS Convention COPs

Mercury Waste Management Event will take place on Tuesday 9 May 2023 - 13:15-14:45 CEST and it will…

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MINAMATA Convention in 2022

The Minamata Convention Progress Report 2022 provides an update on the latest developments under…

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Metrology training course results

The GMOS-Train Metrology training course (29 – 30 Sept 2022) was hosted virtually by the Jožef…

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GMOS-Train winter school on modelling a great success

„The GMOS-TRAIN winter school on modelling (6th Feb – 3rd Mar, 2023) was a great success. The…

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Researchers’ Night in Ljubljana

We are happy to share with you the photos of the European Researcher Night 2022/23 in which Allwin…

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Mercury Releases from the Cement industry Area Meeting

13 February 2023 - 14:00-15:30 CET The Mercury Releases from the Cement Industry Area of the UNEP…

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GMOS-Train winter school on modelling

6th – 8th February, 2023 AGENDA Day 1, Monday, 6th February 2023 – Part I: Introduction and state…

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Global Mercury Partnership Area on Mercury Air Transport & Fate Research

Global Mercury Partnership Reports The Thirteenth Partnership Advisory Group (PAG-13) meeting was…

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Mercury speciaI session at Goldschmidt 2023

GMOS-Train is importantly involved in Mercury cycling in the context of global change 12a Session…

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Call for comments and inputs on the “Best Available Techniques and Best Environmental Practices to control mercury releases to land and water”

UNEP parties and stakeholders are invited to submit comments and input by Friday 17 February 2023…

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Allwin awarded for the best poster of the Microtech Week

We are happy to inform you that Allwin Mabes Raj (ESR 11) of the GMOS-Train project has been…

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3 interesting talks

Today, on 15 December at 11 AM in the Alboran Room and online 3 different talks on GMOS-Train…

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Candlelit Lucia Procession

Stockholm University was in charge of arranging the annual candlelit Lucia procession of the…

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Science Day with Stockholm University

On the Science Day at Dibber international school, all grades (6-9) participated to learn more…

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Upcoming Mercury Webinars

Mercury Webinars and Chemicals and Waste Negotiations briefing on 7th and 14th December 2022. More…

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ACES/Biogeochemistry Seminar Series

Bridget Bergquist, an Associate Professor at the University of Toronto (Department of Earth…

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Experiments in GOM calibration

In April-May I went to secondment to PS Analytical under the supervision of my co-supervisor Warren…

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Kinetic Experiments

Sreekanth got this year off to a busy start by taking part in the ERCA winter school training,…

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“Iconic” secondment to Hereon

The entire month of May 2022, Alkuin (ESR1) and Charikleia (ESR 15) visited Koketso (ESR14) and…

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Mercury speciation in the Southern Ocean

Meet the mercury team! The onboard time from left to right, Gemma (team Iron), Liam,…

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Natalia – Seawater Mercury Queen

During the last year Natalia Torres Rodriguez (our ESR 4) has spent most of her time in the lab…

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The ABCs of methylmercury (MeHg) nanobiosensors

The development of any successful nano biosensor depends on selecting the three important…

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Luisa is back to the lab

GMOS-Train, Abisko meeting June 2022In Abisko in the north of Sweden in June 2022, a fun…

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Field Campaign North of the Arctic Circle

After our GMOS Train Project Meeting, I, Charlotte Haugk (ESR 8), stayed in Abisko at the Abisko…

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Mercury sorption and uptake experiments at IFREMER

By Isabel García Arévalo & Sonja Gindorf During the…

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Secondment to MIO – Mercury in the South Pacific Ocean

Earlier this year I (ESR 5, Alina) spent my secondment to the Mediterranean Institute of…

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Traveling and collaboration

Saeed Waqar Ali (ESR 9) is sharing recent experiences in his research work: While things were…

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Charikleia Gournia and Johannes Bieser at HTAP

GMOS-Train researchers presented their successful work at HTAP event on Global Emissions and…

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Online sessions on mercury science, pollution and waste

This June, three key sessions will take place online to focus on mercury science, pollution and…

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Statistical data analysis with the scripting langugae R (part 2)

Join GMOS-Train Training Course “Statistical data analysis with the scripting language R”, February…

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GMOS-Train’s speciaI session at ICMGP 2022.

Metrological Traceability for mercury analysis and speciation is a  GMOS-Train session at ICMGP…

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GMOS-Train’s special session at Goldschmidt 2022, Hawaii

Session 12c - Mercury biogeochemistry, transport, and transformations in the marine environment –…

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Mid-Term Check Meeting DAY 3

Field trip on the last day of GMOS-Train tree-day event in photos. Idrijaaaa!…

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Mid-Term Check Meeting DAY 2

Second round of GMOS-Train Meetings in Ljubljana.…

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Mid-Term Check Meeting DAY 1

A day to remember! Check out the photo reportage of Day 1 of the GMOS-Train meeting in Ljubljana.…

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GMOS-Train Mid-Term Check Agenda

Welcome to Ljubljana, the most beautiful city in the world;) GMOS-Train first in person meeting is…

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GMOS-Train Mid-term Check Announcement!

We are pleased to announce the GMOS-Train Mid-term Check with our EC Project Officer (Ms Giuliana…

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Aye aye, Captain Mercury!

Natalia (ESR 4) was trained in clean sampling methods and ultra-trace level seawater…

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Hg0 oxidation experiments

Sreekanth joined the Institut Jožef Stefan in February 2021 and is very excited about starting…

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Tavvavuoma Field Campaign 2021

During this field campaign GMOS Train PhD student Charlotte Haugk (ESR 8) and her supervisor Sofi…

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Molecular mimicry at play

Mercury is a global pollutant in which methylmercury (MeHg) is the most notorious of all other…

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Koketso and Charikleia in “Navagio, Shipwreck”, Zante, Greece

ESR 14 and ESR 15 join every week the online Modeling Group meetings of Work Package 5.…

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GMOS Train network presented at the virtual Goldschmidt 2021 conference

The GMOS Train network was well presented at the virtual Goldschmidt 2021 conference. On the last…

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Developing a 1D Hg/MeHg bioaccumulation model

Despite the pandemic, good progress was made developing a 1D Hg/MeHg bioaccumulation…

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Including the atmospheric reactions of mercury in the atmosphere is not simple

Although the WRF-Chem model is conceptually relatively straightforward the details are…

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Tackling uncertainty of measurement results for gaseous elemental mercury (GEM) calibration

Currently I am comparing the mercury concentrations given by the gas standard…

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Methodology for Hg determination in foliar samples

Moving to Slovenia has been exciting and full of adventure. Despite most of the events happening…

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70 scientists studied volcanism, the water column and ecosystems on the largest submarine eruption ever observed

During April and May GEOFLAMME oceanographic campaign took place in the vicinity of Mayotte Island…

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Field Campaign at Askö Laboratoriet and onboard R/V Electra

Alina (ESR 5) and Sonja (ESR 7) conducted a field campaign in the Baltic Sea in June of this year.…

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Carbon and mercury stable isotopes fractionation during aqueous MeHg photoreduction

Luisa (ESR 3) worked in 7 photoreduction experiments with different conditions to study Hg and C…

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Atmospheric mercury in the tropical Bolivian Andes and Indian Ocean

I invested most of the first year in the GMOS-train in the data analysis of atmospheric…

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The European Researchers’ Night Team

This year’s European Researchers’ Night will take place on Friday September 24th 2021; it is an…

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Statistical data analysis with the scripting langugae R (part 1)

GMOS-Train Training Course "Statistical data analysis with the scripting language R", July 5th-9th…

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2nd GMOS-Train Webinar: Introduction to Minamata Convention on Mercury

2nd GMOS-Train Webinar: “Introduction to Minamata Convention on Mercury” by Mr Eisaku Toda, Senior…

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New Emission Reduction Policy in Indonesia – Online Event 23-25 March 2021

New Emission Reduction Policy in Indonesia - Online Event 23-25 March 2021 The IEACCC will be…

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Aix-Marseille University’s second European Conference

We are pleased to invite you to join Aix-Marseille University's second European Conference, to…

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2 postdocs in Hg bigeochemistry

The Department of Chemistry at Umeå University is hiring two postdoc for a research projects, one…

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GMOS-Train Webinar: »Research Integrity« by Prof. Abhay Pandit

GMOS-Train Webinar: »Research Integrity« by Prof. Abhay Pandit Welcome to join us via ZOOM on…

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Mercury pollution is a globally relevant issue

Global Mercury Observation Training Network … in connection to the UNEP Minamata Convention Jožef…

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Hg Sessions on the Program of Goldschmidt 2021

Goldschmidt is the foremost annual, international conference on geochemistry and related subjects,…

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GMOS-Train Firsts

Recently GMOS-Train had a lot of firsts. We sent out our first official hello, had first public…

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First training at the Mediterranean Institute for Oceanography in Marseille

From the 5th to 10th of October our first training within the GMOS Project took place at the…

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A week of arctic fieldwork in northern Sweden

On the 3rd of October we arrived in Abisko in northern Sweden, where we spent a week of fieldwork…

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Virtual kick-off meeting

GMOS-Train is very well prepared to start it’s long awaited Kick-off meeting, which is going…

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GMOS-Train COP3 presentation

The project coordinator presented the GMOS-Train at the meeting “Conference of Parties (COP3) to…

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Call for Applications

We are happy to announce that 15 ESR positions are open to apply. More information about each…

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Coordinators’ Info Day

Today we are proud to attend the H2020 MSCA ITN 2019 – Coordinators’ Info Day in the name of the…

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