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#BeatPlasticPollution CPUT Public Lecture

#BeatPlasticPollution CPUT Public Lecture

From June 08, 2018 12:00 pm until June 08, 2018 2:00 pm Save to calendar

At Bellville Campus Symphony Way, Cape Town 7530, South Africa

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Categories: Lecture

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Watch this event via live broadcast on our CPUT Live Video Streaming website.

CPUT is planning a series of events between World Environment Day and World Oceans Day to raise awareness about the effects of plastic pollution.

Arukwe will deliver a public lecture at the Saretec building on Bellville Campus followed by a panel discussion, between 12 am and 2 pm. The public lecture is titled “Plastic components as significant source for environmental obesogens: A societal concern for human and wildlife health.


“After the lecture, all of the colleagues we invited for the symposium, except for Aaniyah Omardien who will not be available, will sit in a panel discussion and chat about plastic pollution and plastic issues.

“The audience will have the opportunity to ask them questions and to contribute to the discussion,” said Opeolu.

Convener: Prof Rene Pellissier

Time: 12:00 noon to 2:00 pm

Guest Lecturer: Prof Augustine Arukwe

Panel Members: Prof Augustine Arukwe (NTNU Trondheim, Norway), Nitasha Baijnath-Pillay (Department of Environmental Affairs), Prof Jonathan Okonkwo (TUT, Pretoria), Karin Minnaar (NWU, Potchefstroom) and Prof Kenneth Findlay (CPUT). 

Find the World Environment Day & World Oceans Day programme here.



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