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Coffee with Constance Schultsz

Constance Schultsz is a medical microbiologist and professor of Global Health. She has represented Amsterdam UMC on the NCOH Executive Board since 2021. In this interview she tells us about what motivates her, and gives us a glimpse into her life outside the hospital. “I sing and like to go to concerts. Bruce Springsteen’s concert at the Malieveld was a highlight for me.”

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NCOH Annual Scientific Meeting 30 May in Amsterdam

A line-up of diverse and very inspiring speakers will present at the NCOH Annual Scientific Meeting 2024 in Amsterdam on 30 May on the topic of Microbiology, food, and our changing climate: Consequences, challenges and solutions.

PhD defence: Urban greening can lead to an increase of rodent-borne zoonotic pathogens

Wild rodents can host a great diversity of zoonotic pathogens. Rodents that live close to humans increase the likelihood of transfer of such pathogens.

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.

PhD Defence: Broadening the antiviral landscape for influenza A virus

On 29 February, Mirte Pascha successfully defended her thesis entitled: ‘Broadening the antiviral landscape for influenza A virus- Glycoprotein-targeted approaches to infection prevention and treatment’ at Utrecht University.

PhD defence: Living close to livestock farms and respiratory health risks

On 15 February 2024 Warner van Kersen successfully defended this thesis ‘Air pollution from livestock farms and respiratory health impacts in neighbouring residents’ at Utrecht University.

Save the date: 30 May 2024 – NCOH Annual Scientific Meeting

Join the upcoming NCOH Annual Scientific Meeting in Amsterdam – an event with brimming scientific insights, a captivating PhD pitch competition, and valuable networking opportunities with fellow One Health enthusiasts.

Looking back at the NCOH Science Café 2023

‘Making connections’ was the overarching theme of the Netherlands Centre for One Health Science Café in the Van Swinderhuys on 9 November 2023 in Groningen. This year’s meeting was organised by the University of Groningen. After a warm welcome and introduction of Groningen Research by University of Groningen’s Bert Poolman, NCOH’s chair of the executive board Annemarie Rebel addressed the Science Café attendees whereby she underlined the importance of connecting the science at the Dutch top research institutes in the field of One Health.