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Archive 2017

  • 23 January 2017, 15:00-16:00

    Connecting the Drops: Water Scarcity and the Economy

    This talk by Richard Damania, Global Lead Economist in the World Bank’s Water Practice, is about connecting the drops between water, a quintessential natural resource, and its myriad users in farms, firms and cities.

    Henrik Hansen, Professor at the Department of Economics, University of Copenhagen, will moderate the talk. » Read more

  • 25 January 2017, 14:00-16:00

    Africa Seminar: Politics and Crisis in South African Universities

    The Centre of African Studies, Institute of Anthropology and UCPH Global Development are very pleased to be co-hosting a public seminar with Professor Lungisile Ntsebeza, Director of the Centre of African Studies, University of Cape Town. » Read more

  • 9 February 2017, 10:00-17:00

    Global Occupational and Enviromental Health

    The objective of the meeting is to facilitate and inspire a new Danish joint initiative on global health. » Read more

  • 16 February 2017, 15:15-17:00

    Africa Seminar: Half Full, Half Empty: The Paradoxes of Nigeria

    Nigeria is in dire straits. Its president is missing after flying abroad for medical care in a direct indictment of Nigeria’s health sector. Uninterrupted electricity supply remains a myth. Its economy is shrinking and its currency is performing very badly, even while there is one major crisis in every geopolitical zone. At the same time Nigeria’s tech and entertainment industries are thriving in the face of such daunting challenges. » Read more

  • 27 February 2017, 10:00-11:30

    Global Excellence Research seminar VII

    Nicaise Tuikue Ndam (France and Ghana): "The stakes of a PfEMP1-based vaccine: a view from the field" » Read more

  • 2 March 2017, 13:20-15:30

    Seminar on the Industrial PhD and Postdoc Programmes

    Are you considering to apply for an Industrial PhD or Postdoc grant as a supervisor or candidate? Attend the seminar on the Industrial PhD and Postdoc Programmes and meet representatives from Innovation Fund Denmark and SUND researchers involved in Industrial PhD and Postdoc projects.  Get advice on how to write a good application, and meet an evaluator.The seminar will be in English. Please sign up here no later than 2 March 2017. Questions: Please contact Helle Hald for questions on the Industrial PhD and Postdoc programmes » Read more

  • 7 March 2017, 13:00-16:00

    PhD defence - Markos Tesfaye Woldeyohannes

    Markos Tesfaye Woldeyohannes is defending his PhD thesis: Quality of life among people living with HIV in Jimma, Ethiopia: the role of mental health, food, and nutrition » Read more

  • 14 March - 15 March 2017

    Invitation to the first meeting of the Nordic Network for Health Policy, Health Management, and Health Services Research

    With this meeting we aim to establish a Nordic network to arrange annual meetings and workshops for researchers and students taking an interest in health policy, healthcare management, and health services research, to exchange information and research, as well as to promote comparative research and encourage cross-disciplinary work. » Read more

  • 14 March 2017, 15:00-16:30

    The Sustainable Development Goals – A necessary revolution

    Sustainability Science Centre and UCPH’s Working Group for Global Development are proud to present a sustainability lecture on 14 March 2017 by Mogens Lykketoft.

    » Read more

  • 24 March 2017, 13:30-15:30

    Climate management and communication in a world of “Trumps and Brexits”

    Sustainability Science Centre, in collaboration with UCPH’s Global Environmental Governance, invite you to a sustainability seminar on 24 March 2017. » Read more

  • 24 March 2017, 14:00-17:00

    Africa Seminar: Communicating Africa

    How do Danish NGOs and media communicate about Africa and what does it take to move beyond stereotypical narratives of Africa? In this Africa seminar we have invited a number of panelists to discuss images and representations of Africa. » Read more

  • 25 March 2017, 16:00

    Surgical task sharing in Sierra Leone

    Masanga Dk presents Dr. Håkon Bolkan founder of CapaCare who will present data and results from 6 years of ongoing surgical task sharing program based in Sierra Leone. Dr. Bolkan has based his PhD thesis on this project and data, and will give us a pre-view of his upcoming defense in a folkloric version. » Read more

  • 30 March 2017, 13:00-14:00

    Global Excellence Research seminar VIII

    Neta Regev-Rudzki (Israel): "Malaria parasites regulate secretion of exosomes carrying distinct cargo" » Read more

  • 18 April 2017, 13:15-14:15

    Global Excellence Research seminar VIII

    Peter Agre (Baltimore, MD, USA): "Aquaporin water channels – from atomic structure to malaria" » Read more

  • 19 April - 23 April 2017

    Student Forum Maastricht: Annual Student Conference

    Apply now for the SFM Modern Healthcare working group. The Student Forum Maastricht conference takes place from 19 to 23 April 2017 in Brussels and offers students the opportunity to gain practical experience in policy-making, to meet professionals and to make new friends from all over Europe. » Read more

  • 26 April 2017, 14:00-16:00

    Seminar: Epidemiology and Philosophy By Professor Alex Broadbent

    The graduated program in Public Health & Epidemiology invite to the interesting seminar "Epidemiology and Philosophy" By Professor Alex Broadbent, Faculty of Humanities, University of Johannesburg, South Africa. The seminar will take place the 26 April 2017 at 2 to 4 pm at Center for Health and Society (CSS), Øster Farimagsgade 5, København, room CSS 2.0.63. » Read more

  • 15 May - 16 May 2017

    Call for Papers: A Research Workshop on ‘Public Policies, Health and Health Behaviours’

    This workshop will bring together a diverse, international group of re-searchers who share an interest in the area of public policies and health and health behaviours. We welcome submissions of papers in a broad range of topics within the general theme of the workshop. » Read more

  • 17 May - 19 May 2017

    NEEDS 2 - The Second Northern European Conference on Emergency and Disaster Studies

    International disaster scholars meet in Copenhagen to frame problems and outline solutions to global challenges. » Read more

  • 19 May 2017, 09:00-17:00

    Global Health and Denmark – the past, present and future

    50th anniversary symposium Danish Society of Tropical Medicine & International Health (DSTMIS) 1967-2017 ◊ Venue University of Copenhagen, Frederiksberg Campus, Bülowsvej 17 ◊ Date and Time 19 May 2017 9:00-17:00, followed by dinner Details to follow–please reserve the date » Read more

  • 23 May 2017, 10:00-17:00

    Symposium: What happens after a gestational diabetes mellitus pregnancy?

    This symposium will focus on prevention of type 2 diabetes in a family, life-course -and health systems perspective and will explore and discuss the current evidence within, and potential for, prevention of type 2 diabetes in families affected by gestational diabetes mellitus. » Read more

  • 8 June 2017, 09:00-18:00

    Seminar: Migration and Health

    In the last decades, European countries have experienced an increase in immigration, making migration more common than ever before and societies more diverse. Therefore, migration has become extremely important in the international agenda given its public health implications and the multiple challenges that countries face in dealing with and adapting to this reality. » Read more

  • 22 August - 25 August 2017

    Conference on Occupational Health and Safety in Formal and Informal Mining

    It is with great pleasure that we announce that the city of Odense in Denmark, birthplace of Hans Christian Andersen, will be the venue of the International Scientific Conference and Workshop on Occupational Health and Safety in Formal and Informal Mining, to be held from 22 to 25 August 2017 » Read more