Nebojša Ilić (ESR13)     After seeing the recent call for new astronauts by the European Space Agency (ESA), I started thinking about water reuse and how different this concept is for us down on planet earth compared to those in the international space station (ISS). In a man-made...

Michele Ponzelli (ESR12)     The life of a young researcher is often peppered with travel. From short stays of a few days for conferences to periods of exchange and collaboration. It happens that researchers stay abroad for months, if not years. You leave to discover, to learn, and...

Francis dela Rosa (ESR10)     Hi readers! It’s my blog contribution time again! I am very happy to share with you my marvelous experience during and after the 17th International Conference on Environmental Science & Technology (CEST 2021) in Athens, Greece. Finally, a hybrid (physical and virtual) conference...

Sabrina de Boer (ESR9)     In science, all observations perceived with our senses or the machines we build are the base for theories we create to understand and transform the world. The increasing knowledge and constantly refined theories make specialization into disciplines inevitable. I graduated in chemistry:...

Camilo Sánchez (ESR8)     Hi everybody, it is my turn to contribute to the blog, and this time I want to share with you a little about my PhD experience and how I end up in Zagreb. Since I was doing my bachelor’s, I was enrolled in a...

Barbara Kalebić (ESR7)     Hi readers! I hope that you enjoyed this summer, that you had the opportunity to visit the sea, a lake, or a river, and felt the refreshment provided by water in combination with the sun. This magic combination relaxes even the tensest bodies...

Danilo Bertagna (ESR6) & Marina Gutiérrez (ESR11)     Hi! We are Danilo Bertagna (ESR6) and Marina Gutiérrez (ESR11). In this joint blog, we would like to talk about the scientific career prospective in our countries of origin, Brazil and Spain, while working in the Faculty of Chemical...

Amit Kumar (ESR4)     Why water quality in Serbia needs to improve? Hello readers! It has been almost two years being a PhD student in Belgrade. In this week’s blog, I would like to share a few pieces of information about water quality in Serbia. In the beginning, let...

Ana Paulina López (ESR2)     Every time we visit different places during a holiday excursion, a study exchange, or a professional trip, we can compare the living conditions. In my case, sometimes these contrasts made me value what I had at home and other times to wish...

Join our Ph.D. student, Michele Ponzelli (ESR12), in his daily routine in the lab and discover his recipe for removing pharmaceuticals from water....