- Nano- and microplastics in the environment
- Analysis of organic and inorganic micropollutants
- Antibiotic resistance in the environment
- Microbial communities in water, soils and sediments
The GR-CEL is equipped with cutting-edge instruments for the analysis of organic and inorganic compounds in various matrices.
Microplastics: what are the risks for human health?
The GR-CEL contributed to a documentary produced by the Swiss television on the potential impact of microplastics on human health
How much microplastics are found in the Alps?
The NGO Sail & Explore, the GR-CEL and ETHZ aim to better assess microplastic pollution in the Swiss Alps
"It's time to take the ecological crisis seriously"
In an opinion piece published in Le Temps, a group of 120 scientists – including 13 from EPFL’s School of Architecture, Civil and Environmental Engineering (ENAC) – offer a timely reminder of how our disregard for nature is to blame for the COVID-19 pandemic.