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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.

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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.

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.

NCOH Science Café: Making connections – Thursday 9 November

Get up to speed with the latest developments and meet fellow NCOH colleagues.

Preparing for the next pandemic

The lessons from the past have an impact on today’s research, but also influence the direction of tomorrow. This message resonates with the theme of the Annual Scientific Meeting 2023 of the Netherlands Centre for One Health (NCOH) which took place at the Geertekerk in Utrecht: ‘Are we ready for the next pandemic?’ Annemarie Rebel (Wageningen University & Research) opened the event on behalf of NCOH’s Executive Board: “There are future challenges that we need to be prepared for. We must work together and involve young scientists in the process.”
This year, the ASM was jointly organised by Utrecht University and UMC Utrecht and moderated by Lidwien Smit (UU) and Marc Bonten (UMC Utrecht).

PhD research presented during the Annual Scientific Meeting

In short pitches nine PhD’s from the NCOH organisations presented their research during the NCOH’s Annual Scientific Meeting on 23 June 2023 in Utrecht. The result was a diverse array of topics all gearing towards solutions for One Health challenges.

ZonMw awards 2.5 million euros to NCOH for research on pandemic preparedness

ZonMw is making 2.5 million euros available to the Netherlands Centre for One Health (NCOH) for research on pandemic preparedness. The research application was submitted through Utrecht University on behalf of the NCOH.