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NMI trains scientists from the Philippines

NMI’s Ultra Trace team is helping train scientists from the Philippines’ Environmental Management Bureau as part of a project sponsored by The World Bank.

Article date:
1/03/2017 12:00 PM

​NMI has been chosen as the training ground for a group of scientists from the Environmental Management Bureau in the Philippines. Along with his team, Gavin Stevenson, Manager of the Australian Ultra Trace Laboratory, will provide the scientists with hands on training in the laboratory, including the analytical and instrumental steps required to analyse dioxins and furans and other persistent organic pollutants. Sponsored by the World Bank, the capacity building training is designed to improve capability in monitoring air quality and the environment in the Philippines. Two groups of scientists will be working with us. The visiting scientists are: 


Group 1:   20 February – 14 March 2017 

Maria Fatima Anneglo R Molina - Supervising Science Research Specialist
Noemi Ruth Q. Infante - Senior Science Research Specialist
Sammy L. Aytona - Science Research Specialist II 



Group 2:   20 March – 11 April 2017

Dr Maricris T. Laciste – Senior Science Research Specialist
Roger C. Evangelista, Jr – Science Research Specialist II
Ellaine Gellie S. Nicdao – Science Research Specialist I


We welcome them to NMI and hope they enjoy their time with us!