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Dr Scott P. Wilson

Research Director, Australian Microplastic Assessment Project (AUSMAP); Honorary Senior Research Fellow, School of Natural Sciences, Macquarie University
Dr Scott Wilson is Research Director of the Eureka Award winning Australian Microplastic Assessment Project (AUSMAP), Plastics Policy Advisor at the Earthwatch Institute Australia and a Honorary Senior Research Fellow in the School of Natural Sciences at Macquarie University. Dr Wilson is a trained ecotoxicologist with over 25 years experience in assessing human impacts to the natural environment. For the last 15 years he has researched the impacts of plastics and marine debris in aquatic environments both in Australia and internationally. His current focus is on understanding sources and effects of plastics in the environment, while partnering with stakeholders and the community in the nationwide AUSMAP programme to help reduce these inputs. By working together on this issue, Dr Wilson feels we can all make a difference!

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