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launch of new report on nanotechnology

Prof Sir John Lawton, Chair, Royal Commission on Environmental Pollution
Prof Judith Petts, Pro-Vice Chancellor (Research and Knowledge Transfer), University of Birmingham
Prof Susan Owens, Professor of Environment and Policy at the Department of Geography, University of Cambridge
Prof Peter Liss, Professor of Environmental Sciences, University of East Anglia

The influential Royal Commission on Nanotechnology has just published a report entitled Novel Materials in the Environment: The case of nanotechnology. The report was prompted by concerns about potential releases to the environment from the industrial application of novel materials, with a particular emphasis on nanomaterials. This briefing was held to launch the report and to set out some of the issues and concerns that it raises.

See also our round-up on the report.

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