Marina Gutierrez (ESR11)   Some weeks ago, I started to work with some data from a wastewater treatment plant (WWTP), as part of my PhD thesis. I was working with this huge Excel file full of data on flow regimes, quality parameters, and operational conditions. The...

Edwin Antonio Chingate (ESR3) & Nebojša Ilić (ESR13)   Hey everyone, We are Nebojsa and Edwin, two researchers from two sides of the world that science brought to the same place. Most days, we are sitting in our offices at the opposite sides of the same hallway (well, not...

Francis dela Rosa (ESR10) Hi readers! It’s my blog contribution time again! As of this writing, I realized that we (Early Stage Researchers) are more than halfway through our journey to complete our PhD studies.  Thus, I would like to summarize the lessons that I have learned...

Sabrina de Boer (ESR9) Even though NOWELTIES is a project funded by the European Union, I am currently working in Switzerland at the FHNW in Basel as part of a research secondment. Despite not being part of the EU, Basel is one of the most European...

Camilo Sánchez (ESR8) Did you know that the water amount on the planet has always been the same, and it just recycles over and overtime? In other words, the water is used nowadays is the same water that our ancient civilizations consumed. Although the water bulk has...

In many parts of the world will be necessary to have safe and clean water. Danilo Bertagna Silva (ESR6) uses a photoreactor to eliminate substances that are currently not removed by conventional treatment. Above treatment, it is crucial for him to raise awareness, especially due to...

Barbara Topolovec (ESR5) Hello dear readers! As you could’ve realized while following this webpage and our stories, we 14 ESRs are a group of young researchers and scientists gathered under European Joint Doctorate called NOWELTIES with one main purpose: to find and develop solutions for wastewater...

Amit Kumar (ESR4) & Barbara Kalebić (ESR7) Hi readers! We are Barbara and Amit from Croatia and India, respectively, but you may be wondering what brings us together. Well, we are ESRs of the Nowelties ITN project and today we want to show you some facts...