NEWS & EVENTS

We provide an overview of publications, events, video’s and Blogs to which EXPANSE researchers contributed. 

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.

The Clean Air Debate: The Lifelong Impact of Air Pollution

The Clean Air Debate: The Lifelong Impact of Air Pollution

On the 29th of September LongITools will host an online form ‘The Clean Air Debate: The Lifelong Impact of Air Pollution’ to ensure effective, bi-directional dialogue and exchange of information between policy stakeholders and researchers.

First Edition EHEN Newsletter

First Edition EHEN Newsletter

The European Human Exposome Network newsletter is out! In a handy PDF format, it showcases all the EHEN projects, starting with an overview of the exposome concept, and moving on to introduce the Network Coordination Team who will be leading EHEN over the coming years, and the collaborative aims of the EHEN working groups on Communication and Dissemination, Metadata, and Law and Ethics. It also has highlights from the Network conference held in June 2021.

Decoding the exposome, the biggest influencer on health

Decoding the exposome, the biggest influencer on health

This is the story of how researchers in Utrecht are starting to systematically sequence the environmental factors influencing our health – mapping out the outside world as well as the miniature worlds existing, for instance, in our intestinal tracts. Decoding life. One block at a time.

7 September 2021 – Exposome MOOC

7 September 2021 – Exposome MOOC

On 7 September 2021 Utrecht University and the Dutch consortium Exposome-NL will start again with the Massive Online Open Course (MOOC) “The Exposome – cracking the science about what makes us sick.”

Project Air View shares hyperlocal map of air quality in Amsterdam

Project Air View shares hyperlocal map of air quality in Amsterdam

A so-called Google Air View Car, fitted with advanced air quality equipment by Utrecht University, measured the air quality on every single street in Amsterdam several times during a period of two years. After six million measurements, the Project Air View team, shared the final map.

11 June 2021 – EHEN conference

11 June 2021 – EHEN conference

“Decoding the exposome: the biggest influencer on health” took place on Friday 11th June 2021. The conference programme included three keynote presentations, two panel discussions and a number of break-out outs, enabling participants to hear from each other of the nine EHEN projects.

Climate and our health cannot be considered separately

Climate and our health cannot be considered separately

The European Parliament published a new ESMH article, which explains nicely why the European Human Exposome Network advocated for a ‘sysyem’vision, which would allow us to study environmental factors and genetic factors along the course of an individual’s life.

“Exposome” – a new field, a new journal

“Exposome” – a new field, a new journal

Oxford University Press has officially launched the journal ‘Exposome’. Editor-in-chief is EXPANSE researcher Gary Miller from from Columbia University. Never miss the latest content and sign up for email alerts or learn more about the submission process and requirements.