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Archive 2016

  • 6 January 2016, 13:00-16:30

    The future of Crop Protection

    Organizer: Section of Environmental Chemistry and Physics

    Deadline: December 19th.

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  • 27 January 2016, 08:45-11:00

    Lessons from Conflict Resolution and Peacemaking in Complex Conflicts

    In this seminar we bring together three very distinguished peace and conflict researchers who have also worked practically with supporting conflict resolution and peace building processes. The overarching questions of this seminar are: Which generic lessons can be applied in facilitating conflict resolution and peace building, if any? And if so, how? » Read more

  • 28 January 2016, 16:00-18:00

    Mini-symposium on Global Aspects of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus

    Mini-symposium on Global Aspects of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM), arranged by Copenhagen School of Global Health and World Diabetes Foundation » Read more

  • 4 February 2016, 12:30-17:00

    Conference on SRHR in Humanitarian Crises

    IPPF, The Danish Family Planning Association, and The Ministry of Foreign Affairs host a half-day conference on the challenges of Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) in Humanitarian Crises. How do we deliver in contexts of conflict and fragility? » Read more

  • 8 February 2016, 13:30-15:00

    Research Seminar: Foreign fighters: Violence and modern subjectivity

    CRIC invites to the research seminar 'Foreign Fighters: Violence & Modern Subjectivity' with Dietrich Jung, CRIC-partner, and professor at the Centre for Middle East Studies, University of Southern Denmark » Read more

  • 8 March 2016, 15:00

    Safeguarding human health in the Anthropocene

    Professor Andy Haines will speak on: Safeguarding human health in the Anthropocene

    Professor Steffen Loft will moderate

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  • 10 March 2016, 14:00-16:00

    Open seminar on ageing and migration

    Research Centre for Migration, Ethnicity and Health (MESU) is organizing in cooperation with Center for Healthy Aging (CESU) an open seminar on 'Ageing and Migration' » Read more

  • 12 March 2016, 14:00-17:00

    Private view: Tsunami Architecture

    An exhibition on the effects of the 2014 tsunami on the architecture and lives of the population in Southeast Asia. » Read more

  • 31 March 2016, 15:00-17:00

    Book launch: International Konfliktløsning by Isabel Bramsen (CRIC), Jørn Boye Nielsen (RIKO) and Vibeke Vindeløv (Faculty of Law, UCPH)

    I relation to the publication of the book International Konfliktløsning - CRIC and RIKO invites to a reception » Read more

  • 13 April 2016, 14:00-17:30

    Seminar: Suicide Prevention

    Professor in Psychiatry, Keith Hawton, will be guest lecturing at this seminar on suicde prevention hosted by the research unit at Mental Health Centre Copenhagen. » Read more

  • 27 April 2016, 12:00

    Preventing the White Death: Tuberculosis Dispensaries

    Lunch seminar » Read more

  • 28 April 2016, 15:00-16:30

    Etniske minoritetspatienter: Hvad gør Patientforeningerne?

    Dansk Selskab for Indvandrersundhed har inviteret tre patientforeninger til at fortælle om deres visioner og tiltag i håb om at det kan give anledning til inspirerende dialog. » Read more

  • 9 May 2016, 13:30-15:00

    Preventing Violent Human Rights Abuses through the Material-Semiotic Analysis of State Military Training Regimes

    This seminar will discuss a proposal, outlining a project seeking to construct a novel material-semiotic framework of analysis through which to produce theoretical and practical insights into the possibility of preventing violent human rights abuses by analysing, and articulating potential modifications to, the training regimes of state-controlled military forces.  » Read more

  • 19 May 2016, 16:30-18:00

    Knowledge and Innovation debate: Meet the EU-Commissioner for Health & Food Safety

    Meet EU Commissioner for Health and Food Safety Vytenis Andriukaitis for a public debate on EU challenges and the main health issues on the European agenda. "I would summarise my priorities in 3 words: 1. PREVENTION - fighting the risk factors to prevent diseases. 2. PROMOTION - encouraging good health, also through healthier nutrition. 3. PROTECTION - recognising measures that save lives" - EU Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis "We welcome students, researchers, industry and the public to discuss the grand challenges in Europe and major interest fields of the Faculty, including healthy living, active ageing and the impact of lifestyle illness" - Dean Ulla Wewer AGENDA Welcome by Dean Ulla Wewer, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences TALKS BY EU Commissioner for Health and Food Safety Vytenis Andriukaitis Member of the European Parliament Christel Schaldemose Debate kicked off by questions from the audience WE LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING YOU Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen European Commission Representation in Denmark DATE: May 19TIME: 16:30-18:00LOCATION: Lundsgaard auditoriet, PanumCONTACT: kommunikation@sund.ku.dk Sign-up here » Read more

  • 27 May 2016, 13:30-17:00

    Invitation to join Africanist Graduate Forum

    We are pleased to invite you to participate in the third meeting of the Africanist Graduate Forum on FRIDAY 27 MAY, 13.30-17.00. This will be the third Forum gathering and we look forward to welcoming as many of you as possible.   It falls just two days after Africa Day, which makes the timing most suitable. » Read more

  • 1 June - 3 June 2016

    Assistance and Protection against

    This three-day workshop is an introduction to Article X, Chemical Weapons Convention, assistance and protection mechanism to be used by the National Authorities in case of use or threat of use of chemical weapons attacks (CWA), and the release of toxic industrial chemicals (TIC). The workshop will feature an international team of experienced instructors who will introduce you to the OPCW delivery of assistance mechanism, and make you and your team familiar with the elements of a response to an emergency chemical situation. » Read more

  • 6 June 2016, 13:30-15:00

    CRIC Research Seminar: The Transformative Potential of Human Rights in Conflict Resolution

    CRIC has the pleasure of inviting you to a seminar on the Transformative Potential of Human Rights in Conflict Resolution, with post.doc Michelle Parlevliet, June 6th 2016. » Read more

  • 15 June 2016, 15:15

    The Avoidable Waste in Medical Research, and the potential from automation of systematic reviews

    Without accessible and usable reports, research cannot help patients and their clinicians. In a published personal view, a medical researcher with myeloma reflected on the way that the results of four randomised trials relevant to him had still not been published, years after preliminary findings had been presented in meeting abstracts: 'Research results should be easily accessible to people who need to make decisions about their own health…" His experience is not unusual: a recently updated systematic review of 79 follow-up studies of research reported in abstracts estimated the rate of publication of full reports after 9 years to be only 53 per cent. » Read more

  • 24 August 2016, 15:00-16:30

    Making Accessible Futures Disabling the Life Course in 21st Century America

    Over the last 8 years, we have been conducting research in New York City across a variety of sites where the presence of disability is dramatically increasing, transforming consciousness of this form of human variation. Since the late 20th century, medical, legal and cultural institutions have embraced a recognition of disability as a form of life worth living. » Read more

  • 12 September 2016, 10:00-13:00

    Research seminar with Karen Barnes

    Improving public health through data sharing and on Antimalarial-antiretroviral drug interactions Karen Barnes is the front person in this research seminar, and will in collaboration with Lasse Vestergaard and Ib Bygbjerg speak about improving health by data sharing. Keywords Public Health, Malaria, Data Sharing  Time and Venue Monday the 12th of Septemer 10:00-13:00 CSS: 35.3.13                      YOU ARE INVITED » Read more

  • 13 September 2016, 12:00-14:00

    BioHistory Seminar: "The fertility transition in the Basque Country during Franco's Regime (1940-1970)"

    Josu Hernando (visiting PhD Fellow at Copenhagen Centre for Health Research in the Humanities, Saxo Institute) will present his research project on diversification of fertility decline in the Basque Country during the Franco Regime. » Read more

  • 16 September 2016, 14:00-16:00

    Three myths in our dealings with disasters, climate change and development

    Professor Terry Cannon, Institute of Development Studies (IDS) at University of Sussex. » Read more

  • 20 September 2016, 09:15-19:30

    Measles and Rubella in Europe: A Process of Elimination

    The WHO European Office and London School of Hygiene and Tropical Diseases are dedicating a day to presentations and discussion on measles/rubella elimination in the European Region. » Read more

  • 4 October 2016, 09:00-15:45

    International Seminar on Constitutional Order and Justice in Conflict-Affected Settings

    We are fortunate to have exceptional capacities in Copenhagen to discuss the role of the courts, law and constitutions in fostering social transformation in conflict-affected societies. Former Chief Justice from Nepal as well as senior constitutional expert Yash Ghai from Kenya and other researchers and practitioners will share their experiences and insights on this issue. » Read more

  • 4 October 2016, 14:15-15:15

    Challenges for the 21st Century: Convergence of Demography, Economics, Environment, and Biology

    Guest lecture by K.M. Venkat Narayan. » Read more

  • 6 October 2016, 15:00-17:00

    The Role of the UN in Peacebuilding and Human Rights - Reflections for the Future

    In view of major threats to global peace, the relevance and effectiveness of existing UN mechanisms for promoting sustainable peace and human rights are being reassessed. The President of the UN General Assembly, Mogens Lykketoft and others will share their insights into the current reform processes, the opportunities and challenges at global, regional and country level, and possible ways forward for the UN in promoting sustainable peace and human rights. » Read more

  • 11 October 2016, 15:30-17:00

    CRIC Public Lecture: The Future of Humanitarian Action – safety and security in violent environments, with Dr. Larissa Fast

    Drawing on over 15 years of research about violence against aid workers and aid delivery, Dr. Larissa Fast will discuss why are aid workers attacked, how aid agencies protect their staff and programmes, and what this means for the future of humanitarian action. » Read more

  • 25 October 2016, 16:00-18:00

    Gender and Inclusivity in Peace Processes w. Dr. Joyce Neu

    In this lecture Dr. Joyce Neu will focus on gender and peacebuilding by examining inclusivity in peace processes.  Dr. Neu will share insights on gender, mediation, peace and security with regard to recent policy developments and peace processes, provide an overview of current research in the area, and share her own experience from many years of working as a practitioner in this area.  » Read more

  • 26 October 2016, 12:50-18:00

    The Global Burden of NCDs - Women and Children in Low Income Countries

    Global Health Unit, Rigshospitalet and Copenhagen School of Global Health invite everyone with an interest in global health to participate in a one-day seminar on the global burden of NCDs.

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  • 27 October 2016, 12:00-13:30

    The Shock of Attention: Discoveries of Narrative Medicine

    Rita Charon is professor of medicine and executive director of the Program in Narrative Medicine at the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, New York City. As a general internist and literary scholar she has, with her colleagues at Columbia, created the field of Narrative Medicine. » Read more

  • 31 October 2016, 15:00-16:00

    How the most vulnerable countries are leading the world to tackle climate change

    Sustainability Science Centre is proud to present a sustainability lecture on 31 October 2016 by Dr. Saleemul Huq, from International Institute for Environment and Development, Bangladesh. He will talk on how the most vulnerable countries are leading the world to tackle climate change » Read more

  • 18 November 2016, 16:00-19:00

    Final Pitch Global Health Case Challenge - Antibiotic Resistance

    Description EIT Health proudly presents EIT Health Innovation Day Global Health Case Challenge on Antibiotic Resistance 2016 on the 18 November 2016. Sign-up to join the Final Pitch Event where the three best teams will pitch their solution to the urgent global issue of antibiotic resistance and stay for the celebratory reception with the participants, jury, audience and partner-companies and organizations. Please Register Here The case challenge is developed as a collaboration between the World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe, the EIT Health Campus programme, and the University of Copenhagen. The event is arranged and hosted by the School of Global Health, SUND Innovation Hub and the Section for General Practice at the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences.Students from eight universities will help the WHO Europe to find solutions to one of the world's greatest health challenges. The teams have 24 hours to work on their solutions in Copenhagen on the 17th and 18th of November and will pitch their solutions on the 18 November to a jury. For detailed information visit the official website or the facebookevent. » Read more

  • 21 November 2016, 15:00-16:00

    Divestment from Fossil Fuels and the Implications for the Paris Agreement

    Sustainability Science Centre is proud to present a sustainability lecture on 21 November 2016 by Dr. Bob Massie, from the Sustainable Solutions Lab, University of Massachusetts Boston. » Read more

  • 22 November 2016, TBA

    Cold Disasters: A report from the Arctic Theater

    Presentation by Birgitte Refslund Sørensen, Morten Vendelø Thanning, Rasmus Dahlberg & Kristian Cedervall Lauta » Read more

  • 24 November 2016, 09:00-15:00

    First Arctic Symposium for UCPH researchers and students

    Deadline for registration is November 7, 2016. » Read more

  • 29 November 2016, 16:30-18:00

    The Role of the UN in Peacebuilding – Reflections for the Future

    In view of major threats to global peace, the relevance and effectiveness of existing UN mechanisms for promoting sustainable peace are being reassessed. Ambassador and  former UN and AU Head of Mission in Darfur Íbrahim Gambari will share his insights into the current reform processes, the opportunities and challenges at global, regional and country level, and possible ways forward for the UN in promoting sustainable peace.  » Read more

  • 29 November 2016, 17:00-21:00

    Exploring Career Opportunities with Synapse

    Do you find it difficult to finish the following sentence – “When I’m finished with my studies I’ll work as a …”? If yes do not worry. Synapse hereby invites you to our event “Exploring career opportunities with Synapse”. Come and hear about different career possibilities that exist within the life science industry. Perhaps you will be able to finish the sentence afterwards? » Read more

  • 30 November 2016, 12:30-14:45

    Creative Processes & the Politics of Peacebuilding

    The Centre for Resolution of International Conflicts (CRIC) has the pleasure of inviting you to a seminar with renowned Professor of International Peacebuilding, Dr. John Paul Lederach and others on the dynamics between culture, peacebuilding and human rights in protracted conflict and processes of dealing with violent pasts.  » Read more

  • 12 December 2016, 13:00-16:00

    Laying the foundation for a new approach to understanding cholera risk: a study on water availability and water use

    Monday the 12th of December Charlotte Crim Tamason will defend her thesis "Laying the foundation for a new approach to understanding cholera risk: a study on water availability and water use" Details Assessment Committee: (Chairperson) Associate Professor Karin Linda Schiøler, Professor Hans Jørgen Albrectsen, Professor Barbara Evans Supervisor: Dr. Peter Kjaer Mackie Jensen, Dr. Emily Gurley, Dr. Jeroen EnsinkDepartment: Department of Public HealthGraduate Programme: Public Health and Epidemiology        Practical information Time: 12 December 2016, 13:00-16:00   Place: Medicinsk Museion Københavns Universitet Det Sundhedsvidenskabelige Fakultet Institut for Folkesundhedsvidenskab Fredericiagade 18, 1310 København K Ask for a copy of the thesis:ctamason@sund.ku.dk » Read more