The 2021 Mercury Australia Symposium was a success, with amazing talks, interesting discussions and awards to students and ECRs.

We would like to thank the chairs, Francesca Gissi and Tom Cresswell and the ANSTO support team for hosting this event and running it so smoothly.

Big thank you to all the presenters for sharing their work with the community and, particularly, to those from overseas or different time zones that made an extra effort to be part of the symposium as well as the keynote speakers, Ms Sarah Douglass (Dept. Agriculture Water and the Environment), Dr Jeroen Sonke (Geosciences Environment Toulouse – Université de Toulouse) and Dr Chuxian Li (Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences).

We would also like to congratulate the winners of the best student and ECR presentation:

Jalene Nalbant

(Australian National University)

Sponsored by


Dr Darren Koppel

(Curtin University)

Sponsored by


Thank you all for contributing to a fantastic symposium





Once a year we get together to share our research and discuss advances and issues related to mercury in Australasia.

The Mercury Australia Symposium 2021 will be hosted by ANSTO via Zoom on the afternoon of 14th of morning of 15th of December. Find more information below and at ANSTO – mercury website.



Submit abstract to present

Now open – Submit abstract to present at this year’s virtual Mercury Australia Symposium 2021. ANSTO will host the Symposium via Zoom on the afternoon of Tuesday 14 and the morning of Wednesday 15 December 2021.

Online Abstract Submission close – 1st November 2021

Prizes for best student and ECR proudly supported by:





Joroen Sonke
Geosciences Environment Toulouse


Sarah Douglass
Assistant Director
Chemicals Policy & International Section
Chemicals Management Branch
Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment


Chuxian Li
Geosciences Environment Toulouse


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