Microplastics Cluster

Funded through UBC GCIC Program

Recognizing that microplastics can adversely impact ecological and human health, global food security and economy, the cluster will tackle research gaps and accelerate knowledge exchange on microplastics pollution towards informing timely science-based mitigation solutions and policies for the preservation of environment, global biodiversity and human well-being.


Cluster Leads

Dr. Maite Maldonado
Department of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences
Dr. Gunilla Oberg
Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability


To learn about the research themes, faculty and student members of this cluster, visit its website at https://mp.ubc.ca/