h2020-P-TRAP

Blogs

You are interested new concepts in removal, recycling and management of diffuse Phosphorus? Welcome to our project blogs! P-TRAP is an EU H2020 project, funded as a Maria Skłodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network. P-TRAP combines fundamental and more applied research to develop new strategies to better constrain the P cycle. We will use this blog to share our experiences during our many secondments, field work, lab work, and much more!

Transferable skills – an important part of our training network

Two weeks full of interaction, knowledge exchange, and networking were planned mid July in Utrecht. Within these two weeks we wanted to develop e-learning modules and to follow our first P-TRAP school, with an imbedded 2-days workshop organised by the European Sustainable Phosphorus Platform (ESPP). In the end, so to speak, to top it all off…

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SEDEX training at Utrecht University

This is our first P-TRAP blog on Secondments. Secondments are an essential part of our training network. They give the ESRs the chance to visit partner universities and institutions, and our non-academic partners. In this way expertise and know-how is exchanged – a very useful experience and one of the major strengths of a research…

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Nothing stops the P-TRAP researchers!

Not even the COVID-19 pandemic. We are safe at home and we have not stopped working. Understanding the dynamics and  how to trap and reuse Phosphorus is our passion! After more than 3 weeks of working from home in some cases and of lockdown in others, we got used to the “new normal”, wearing sleepers…

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Our first get-together!

– By Victoria Barcala Paolillo – On our first blog we would like to share our experience attending the 1st Transferable Skills Training Course (TSTC1) and the 1st Annual P-TRAP Meeting, held 6 to 10 January 2020 in Bayreuth (Germany). This week was a perfect first get-together meeting for the consortium as a whole. Although the…

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