Symposium Univ Bordeaux

Summer School "Interactions between ecosystems and rural–urban fringes" 11th - 15th June 2018


Research director, CNRS, France

Hélène Budzinski is a CNRS research director and in charge of the LPTC (Laboratory of Physico- and Toxico-Chemistry of the environment) which is a research group of EPOC (UMR 5805 University of Bordeaux/CNRS). She is co-director of COTE LabEx. In 1989, she graduated as an engineer of the ENSCP of Paris, defended her PhD thesis in 1993 at the Bordeaux University, and got her HDR in 1999. Her research focuses on various classes of organic contaminants (PAHs, PCBs, pesticides, pharmaceutical substances, endocrine disruptors, detergents…) studying presence, fate and toxic impacts. She is the author of more than 260 publications (h-index: 52), of 58 invited international conferences and she was awarded several prizes: the brass medal of the CNRS (1995), the silver medal of the CNRS (2017), the French Chemistry Society (SFC) prize for the analytical chemistry division (1997), the ADEME prize for environment innovative techniques (1998, 2002, 2010); she is Knight of the National Order of the Merit (2009), Knight of “Légion d’Honneur” (2015). She has supervised 30 PhD students, eight post-docs. H. Budzinski takes part, as a teacher, in various research and professional Master degrees (University of Bordeaux, IPB, AgroParisTech).

Ecosystems societies Climate change Forests Hydrosystems Atmosphere Biodiversity Agrosystems Pressures Impacts Modelling Pollution Ecotoxicology Biogeochimical cycles Ecology Adaptability

Group Picture - Crédits photo LabEx COTE

Boat trip

Boat trip

Forest Trip - Crédits photo LabEx COTE

Forests week

Hydrosystems week

Ecology and society

Visiting Bordeaux

Round table on global change

Field trip 2015 - Château Suduiraut, Crédits photo LabEx COTE

Crédit, G.Loubota

Visiting Bordeaux

Vineyard - Crédits photo LabEx COTE

Forest trip


Field trip - Salles

Field Trip

Class room - Crédits photo LabEx COTE


Ecosystems services