Scottish Knowledge Exchange Award 2022

Published: 21st March 2022

The Nano Safety Research Consortium, made up from Heriot-Watt University, BASF SE Institute of Occupational Medicine, Yordas Group, and the University of Edinburgh, won the Scottish Knowledge Exchange Award 2022 in the category "Multiparty Collaboration"!

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UK Nomination – Dr. Vicki Stone to co-lead the OECD activities on grouping & read-across of nanomaterials

Published: 12th July 2021

At the most recent meeting of the OECD Working Group on Manufactured Nanomaterials, the GRACIOUS consortium leader, Vicki Stone, was nominated by the UK delegates to lead, along with the USA, the OECD activities on grouping and read-across of nanomaterials. Prof. Vicki Stone said: "This is a great opportunity to expand the GRACIOUS Framework so that it extends beyond European regulation and industry, in order to support a global approach to streamlining nanomaterial risk decision making."

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Gracious contributes to the NanoTox Conference 2021

Published: 7th May 2021

The nanosafety community met virtually for their 10th International Conference on Nanotoxicology - Nanotox between 20th to 22nd April 2021. This year’s conference has been jointly organised by by three leading EU Horizon 2020 Projects, BIORIMA, GRACIOUS, and PATROLS - focusing on the development of novel tools for evaluating human and environmental hazard, and strategies for nanomaterial characterization, grouping, and read-across for risk analysis.

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