Dr. Bethanie Carney Almroth is an associate professor of environmental science at the Department of Biology and Environmental Sciences, University of Gothenburg, Sweden. She has a background in fish physiology and ecotoxicology and works broadly in interdisciplinary groups addressing environmental pollution. Her recent research has focused on the sources and fate of plastics and microplastics in the environment, chemicals in plastic materials, and effects of exposure, focusing on mechanisms driving effects of exposure. Her collaborative transdisciplinary work aims to identify appropriate solutions to large-scale environmental problems. She teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in environmental science, animal physiology, aquatic ecotoxicology and biochemical toxicity and leads a research group with PhD candidates and post docs. Dr. Carney Almroth is also an active science communicator, striving to inspire children and young students to develop interests in science and the environment. She also advises decision makers on various levels, from local to national to international authorities.