Summer Science Festival

30 Jun 2022 | 19.00 - 22.30Botanic Gardens, Utrecht University

Just before the summer holidays, Utrecht University is hosting the Summer Science Festival. Discover current research and inspiring stories from our 12 researchers who will take the stage, with stories from plants to ocean currents and from immunotherapy to the adverse effects of job loss. Among these researchers is Dorina Ibi, who will give an interesting presentation. After each science talk, there will be plenty of room to ask questions and interact with the researcher.

In addition, learn more about the research taking place in different parts of the Botanic Gardens and enjoy the musical talents of Dekoor Close Harmony and Pierre & Les Optimistes. Summer Science starts at 19:00 and ends at 22:30 with a vibrant performance by Dekoor Close Harmony. Hungry? During the festival you can buy snacks and drinks from Tuincafé Botanica. 

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Dorina Ibi

Dorina Ibi
Postdoc at IRAS, Utrecht University

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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