17th RECETOX Summer School 2021

Welcome Word:

We are pleased to invite you to the traditional RECETOX Summer School. This year with a special focus on Social and Environmental Epidemiology, that will take place on June 21-25, 2021 online via the MS Teams platform.

The International RECETOX Summer School 2021 is organized by the RECETOX Research Infrastructure and the Stockholm Convention Regional Centre in the Czech Republic, under the R-Exposome Chair project´s auspices.

This course focuses on the research area of exposome and epidemiology, with the aim to bring high-profile speakers, develop and increase the research knowledge in the environmental and social epidemiology field among the research community, and therefore, gain a better understanding of the environment’s impact on human health.

Summer School is open to advanced master students, PhD candidates, researchers, and other professionals with background knowledge of chemistry, biology, environment, social sciences or epidemiological principles, and a keen interest in environmental health issues.

The one-week course consists of active classes and groups discussions.

The completed course provides 4 ECTS credit point.

All participants need to prepare a 3-minute presentation on their current or future research project.


Keynote speakers:

  • Sir Michael Marmot (University College London)

  • Martin Bobák (University College London/RECETOX)

  • Hynek Pikhart (University College London/RECETOX)

  • Kari Hemminki (German Cancer Research Center/Charles University)   

  • Jim Dunn (McMaster University

  • Mark Cullen (Stanford University emeritus)

  • Gary Miller (Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health)

  • Ake Bergman (Stockholm University)

  • Milagros A. Ruiz (University College London)

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