CAPER 2023

CAPER 2023 is the annual meeting/conference of the Community of Air Pollution Effects Researchers, and it will be held from the 16th to the 17th of May 2023 in the Business School at Manchester Metropolitan University.


The main meeting will start at approximately 13:30, and prior to this there will be an optional field trip on the morning of the 16th of May 2023 to Little Woolden Moss to visit a peatland restoration site and Sphagnum farming experiment.

Presentations are welcome on all topics related to air pollution impacts, and it is anticipated that sessions will include "Air pollution impacts on ecosystems" and "Policy regulation of air pollution impacts on ecosystems".


This is an in-person event, with attendance limited to 100 people. Allocation will be on a first-come first-served basis, with a waiting list if capacity is exceeded. The deadline to purchase your ticket is the 30th of April 2023.

Submit an abstract

One-page abstracts should be e-mailed to Felicity Hayes ( by the 30th of April 2023. The book of abstracts will be circulated as a pdf prior to the meeting.

Instructions for Preparation of Abstracts for CAPER:


Author(s): Smith J., Ivanov I.I. (speaker’s name should be underlined) 

Institution, Address and E-mail

Abstracts must meet the following requirements: not more than 1 page including title, names, addresses, figures, references etc.; written in English; typed in single line space; the manuscript page must be contained within the area 16 cm wide by 24.5 cm high (A4 with 2.5 cm margins) without page numbering. 

The title, author(s), and institution should be in the form indicated above. The text should be Times New Roman, font size 12, with single line spacing.

The whole abstract, including tables, figures, footnotes and references (if any) should be contained within the boundaries as mentioned. Tables should be inserted appropriately in the text with captions above them. Figures should be inserted in the right place and figure captions should be typed below the figure. Colour figures are acceptable.