environment

EU project European Human Exposome Network, Pollution global Issue

EU project: European Human Exposome Network

The European Human Exposome Network is the world’s largest network of projects studying the impact of environmental exposure on human health. It brings together 9 research projetcs, receiving over €100 million from Horizon 2020, the EU’s framework programme for research and innovation. These projects address issues such as exposures to air quality, noise, chemicals, urbanisation ...

Roel Vermeulen, Pollution global Issue

A scientist’s opinion: Interview with Professor Roel Vermeulen about Climate change & Health (exposome)

Interview with Roel Vermeulen, Professor of Environmental Epidemiology and Exposome Science at Utrecht University and the University Medical Center Utrecht. He is also director of the Institute for Risk Assessment Sciences (IRAS) and the Dutch consortium Exposome-NL, and project coordinator of the EXPANSE project which is part of the European Human Exposome Network. His scientific ...

Pollution global Issue

Studying the exposome: ‘On the front line for people and the planet’

Climate and public health cannot be considered separately. The scientific community is increasingly talking about the need to study the so called exposome (the sum of all environmental factors we are exposed to) with the same level of attention with which the human genome has been studied up to now. A new European science network aims to respond to this multidisciplinary challenge.

bee foraging a white flower

ESMH Press Review – July 8, 2020

Biodiversity preservation, clean energy & Covid-19: check out the ESMH selection of 18 science & tech news published in the last 4 weeks on the web. Pick your favourite from the most popular topics in the mainstream media !

From COVID-19 to climate change seeing the issues beyond the news cycle

From COVID-19 to climate change: seeing the issues beyond the news cycle

COVID-19 and climate change may seem to belong to different worlds. However, direct causal links can be discovered by looking through a systems thinking lens. How should journalists and science communicators report on complex issues like climate change?

sunset on the ocean

ESMH Press Review – June 10, 2020

Oceans & environment, food processing to fight Covid-19 & cybersecurity: check out the ESMH selection of 19 science & tech news published in the last 2 weeks on the web. Pick your favourite from the most popular topics in the mainstream media !

Scientist's opinion : prof. Dr Marike Kolossa-Gehring about Human Biomonitoring

A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Dr Marike Kolossa-Gehring about Human Biomonitoring

Human Biomonitoring, a scientist’s opinion Interview with Dr Marike Kolossa-Gehring, biologist and toxicologist and got her PhD from the Christian-Albrechts-University Kiel, Germany. What is the HBM4EU mission and priorities? Marike Kolossa-Gehring: The mission of HBM4EU is to protect people in Europe from the exposure to hazardous chemicals and thereby improving human health. Pollutants like plasticisers, ...

Scientist's opinion : prof. Jana Klánová about Human Biomonitoring

A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Prof. Jana Klánová about Human Biomonitoring

Human Biomonitoring, a scientist’s opinion Interview with Prof. Jana Klánová, professor of environmental chemistry at Masaryk University in Brno, Czech Republic, and a director of the RECETOX Centre of MU. Establishing exposure-health relationships seems like an enormous task. How are the teams actually going about this? Jana Klánová: This is not a task to be ...