Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research

Dr. Annika Vaksmaa

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Thursday 06 April 2023
Lauded microbiologist Jill Banfield visits NIOZ
Earth scientist Professor Jill Banfield of the University of California at Berkeley received the Van Leeuwenhoek Medal yesterday, during the annual meeting of the Royal Dutch Society for Microbiology. This award for influential (micro)biologists has…
Wednesday 11 January 2023
Sunlight pulps the plastic soup
UV light from the sun slowly breaks down plastics on the ocean’s surfaces. Floating microplastic is broken down into ever smaller, invisible nanoplastic particles that spread across the entire water column, but also to compounds that can then be…
Friday 05 August 2022
Microbes don’t descend down with plastic particles into the deep sea
A bit of good news from the deep sea. Research has shown that microbes on floating plastic particles can be transported over long horizontal distances. New research carried out by Annika Vaksmaa (Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research NIOZ) and…
Thursday 16 December 2021
NWO Open Competition Domain Science - XS award for research on plastic degrading fungi
NIOZ scientist Annika Vaksmaa received this grant for her research on plastic degrading fungi in mangroves. It is one of 26 groundbreaking research projects launched via the Open Competition Domain Science - XS. This category emphatically strives to…
Thursday 16 December 2021
2 Veni-grants for NIOZ researchers
The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded a Veni grant worth 280,000 euros to 2 highly promising early career NIOZ scientists. The grant provides them with the opportunity to further elaborate their own ideas during a…

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