Improving urban population health

By 2030 more than 80% of Europe’s population will live and interact with a complex urban environment, consisting of a mixture of social and environmental factors. Individually or collectively these factors, known as the Urban Exposome, have an often modifiable impact on our health and provide important targets to improve population health.

EXPANSE will address one of the most pertinent questions for urban planners, policy makers, and inhabitants in Europe: “How to maximize one’s health in a modern urban environment?”

Meet the Professor 2022

Meet the Professor 2022

On Wednesday March 23, more than 100 professors visited elementary schools in Utrecht. As is tradition, they all got on their bicycles in togas. This year, professor of epidemiology Roel Vermeulen had equipped all bicycles with a sniffer sensor that could measure the air quality on the route to the schools.

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20 May 2022 – Exposome-NL Conference 2022

20 May 2022 – Exposome-NL Conference 2022

The first Exposome-NL conference is coming up! Join us and get inspired by some great speakers who share the latest insights and future perspectives in the field of exposome research. Interact in one of the many break-out sessions and present your own research at the poster session.

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Strong reasons for the new WHO air quality guidelines

Strong reasons for the new WHO air quality guidelines

In celebration of EU Green Week, Google Project Air View, in collaboration with the City of Copenhagen, Utrecht University and Aarhus University, shares a new air quality map for Copenhagen, which citizens can also study. The new measurements of air pollution show that the pollution with the so-called ultrafine particles is worst on streets with a lot of car traffic.

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