Nanotechnology Project

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Environment, Health and Safety Research

Assessing human exposure, uptake and toxicity of nanoparticles from contaminated environments

Project Information

Principal Investigator
InstitutionNapier University
Project URLView
Relevance to ImplicationsHigh
Class of NanomaterialEngineered Nanomaterials
Impact SectorCross-cutting
Broad Research Categories Exposure
Generation, Dispersion, Transformation etc.
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Funding Information

Anticipated Total Funding$244,149.00
Annual Funding$122,074.50
Funding SourceNERC
Funding Mechanism
Funding SectorGovernment
Start Year2007
Anticipated End Year2009


To investigate whether nanoparticles released into water can be taken up by water fleas and fish and to what levels.