The Machiavelli Prize 2020 has been awarded to professor Marion Koopmans, scientific director Emerging Infectious Diseases of the NCOH and Head of the Viroscience Department of the Erasmus MC, and professor Diederik Gommers, Head of the IC Department Erasmus MC. The prize is awarded annually for outstanding achievement in the field of public communication.
NCOH Student Travel Grant
The NCOH awards a number of travel grants to PhD students of NCOH Partners selected to present their abstract at an international One Health-related academic conference.
Professor Marion Koopmans, scientific director Emerging Infectious Diseases of the NCOH and Head of the Department of Viroscience of the Erasmus MC, was part of the WHO mission to Wuhan taking place in January-February this year. The outcomes of this mission – published on March 30 2021 – showed the urgent need for more One Health research.
The origin of viruses and their roles in human evolution, this is the topic of the next webinar of the Netherlands Centre for One Health.
Utrecht University is pleased to invite applications for a Chair in Bacterial Infection Biology. The Chair will be appointed at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and its Division of Infectious Diseases & Immunology to drive research and education as well as further strengthen and develop collaboration in this area.
Scientists of Wageningen University & Research, TU Delft and Erasmus MC have developed an online tool that helps determine how indoor spaces can be designed and used corona proof. With the OpenSmartTogether tool, restaurant owners can limit the risks of the spreading of the coronavirus in their restaurant. The researchers are inviting restaurant owners to participate in an online pilot.