Summer School 'Create the healthiest city in the Netherlands'

26 Aug 2020 09.00 - 28 Aug 2020 17.00Provincies Utrecht & Gelderland

The provinces of Utrecht and Gelderland are fully committed to a healthy living environment with the 'Snuffelfiets' project. The challenge they face is to shape the living environment in such a way that it actually invites the inhabitants to behave in a healthy way. This requires innovative solutions and a different way of looking at the organisation of the regions. During the Summer School of the Kennislab voor Urbanisme you will cycle with the 'Snuffelfiets' and use data from sensors to find out how Utrecht and Gelderland can become the healthiest provinces of the Netherlands.

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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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