Utrecht Science Week '21

14 Oct 2021 09.00 - 15 Oct 2021 16.15Hybrid

On 14 and 15 October 2021, Utrecht Science Park will organise the first edition of the Utrecht Science week. The central theme is: ‘Creating a healthy, sustainable society together’. Thursday 14 October will be dedicated to ‘Sustainable Living’, and Friday 15 October will focus on ‘Healthy Living’. Both days will offer a rich and varied programme with leading keynote speakers and inspiring sessions.

Round table discussion with Roel Vermeulen

On ‘healthy’ Friday, 15 October, you can join in three thematic debates. Roel Vermeulen (Utrecht University) joins the round table discussion ‘Everlasting life: the unprecedented future of our bodies’ from 09:45 - 10:25. The discussion will be hosted by Andrea Maier. Other guests are: Nienke Bleijenberg, Linda van Laake and Jeroen Pasterkamp.

More information about the programme and how to register can be found on the website of Utrecht Science Week.

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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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