Marjolein de Ridder is keynote speaker at the Sustainable Phosphorus Summit (SPS14), which is held in Montepellier (France) from 1 to 3 September 2014.
The primary aim of this multidisciplinary event is to define the global research agenda for phosphorus, integrating geographical regions and scientific domains. Marjolein de Ridder is part of the Advisory Board of the summit.
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