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Karin Helwig is a researcher at Glasgow Caledonian University. For the past four years she has been investigating pharmaceutical pollution in the environment, first in the context of the PILLS Project, on input and elimination of pharmaceutical residue from local sources, and currently on the noPILLS Project, which focuses on the prevention of inputs of pharmaceutical pollution.


  • 2009–present
    Researcher, Glasgow Caledonian University
  • 2008–2010
    Policy Support Officer, Local Authority Recycling Advisory Committee
  • 2003–2009
    Community Waste Planning Officer, Stirling Council


  • 2002 
    Glasgow Caledonian University, MSc
  • 1996 
    Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, MA