Summer School Course: Environmental and Occupational Epidemiology

24 Jun 2024 09.00 - 5 Jul 2024 17.00Utrecht University

This Summer School Utrecht will provide students with an insight into the principles and important issues of environmental and occupational epidemiology.

Specific objectives of the course are to provide practical training in specific epidemiological analyses and illustrate epidemiological study designs common in environmental and occupational epidemiology.

The target audience for this course are advanced master students, PhD candidates, researchers and other professionals with background knowledge of epidemiology, and a keen interest in environmental epidemiology.

More information and registration

Application deadline the 1st of June 2024.

Decoding the exposome

Decoding the exposome

The environment we live in has a dominant impact on our health. It explains an estimated seventy percent of the chronic disease burden. Where we live, what we eat, how much we exercise, the air we breathe and whom we associate with; all of these environmental factors play a role. The combination of these factors over the life course is called the exposome. There is general (scientific) consensus that understanding more about the exposome will help explain the current burden of disease and that it provides entry points for prevention and ...

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