Master of Science in Textiles & Clothing (Thesis based)
Supervisor: Dr. Rachel McQueen
Thesis title: Pollutants uptake by textile microfibres in aquatic ecosystems
Microfibres released during laundering have the potential to absorb pollutants present in urban wastewater and transport them into the environment. Do natural and synthetic fibres have different interactions?
Publications or other research contributions:
Arredondo-Campos, O. R., (March, 2020), “Textile microfibres on marine environments” Oral presentation at the 119th Scientific session of the Institute of Textile Science, Edmonton, AB.
Arredondo-Campos, O. R., (March, 2020), “Textile microfibres on marine environments” Poster presentation at the ALES Research Symposium, Edmonton, AB.