Social Aspects of Plastic Pollution

Organised by: UBC Microplastics Research Cluster
Date/Time: 2021-12-09T19:00:00Z2021-12-09T20:30:00Z

Location: Online
Description: Lesley Henderson, PhD
Group Leader at Sustainable Plastics Research (SPlasH), Department of Social & Political Sciences, Brunel University London
“Media and (Micro)plastics: Plastics Packaging, Public Perceptions and Policy”

Jiaying Zhao, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia & Canada Research Chair in Behavioural Sustainability
“Behavioral Barriers and Solutions to Plastic Pollution”

Justine Ammendolia, MSc
Coordinator, Global PPE Tracking Initiative
“Plastic and the pandemic: How citizen science can be used to tackle the plastic pollution crisis during and beyond the COVID-19 pandemic”