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Health and Environment

PARHEALTH
Health effects of particulate matter in relation to physical-chemical characteristics and meteorology

  • Duration of the project:
    • Phase 1: 15/12/2006 – 31/01/2009
    • Phase 2: 01/02/2009 – 31/01/2011
  • Budget: 799.730€
  • Keywords: Air pollution, fine particulate matter, physical-chemical characteristics, cardio-pulmonary disease, meteorology, biomarkers of effect
  • Promotors: Benoit Nemery, KULeuven - T. Nawrot, KULeuven - Bernard Alfred, UCL - Herman Van Langenhove, UGent - Jo Dewulf, UGent - Kristof Demeestere, UGent - René Van Grieken, UA - Hugo De Backer, RMI
  • Contract number: SD/HE/01A - SD/HE/01B

Documentation

  • Technical sheet
  • Project website
  • Final reports:
    • Report (phase 1): Health effects of particulate matter in relation to physical-chemical characteristics and meteorology
    • Final Report: Health effects of particulate matter in relation to physical-chemical characteristics and meteorology

 

Health and Environment

S2NANO
Physico-chemical determinants of toxicity: A rational approach towards safer nanostructured materials

  • Duration of the project:
    • Phase 1: 15/12/2006 – 31/01/2009
    • Phase 2: 01/02/2009 – 31/01/2011
  • Budget: 798.069€
  • Keywords: Nanoparticles, nanotoxicology, surface chemistry, air pollution
  • Promotors: D. Lison, UCL - M. Volders, VUB - Peter Hoet, KULeuven - Johan Martens, KULeuven
  • Contract number: SD/HE/02A - SD/HE/02B

Documentation

  • Technical sheet
  • Project website
  • Final reports:
    • Report (phase 1): Physico-chemical determinants of toxicity: A rational approach towards safer nanostructured materials
    • Summary (phase 1): Physico-chemical determinants of toxicity: A rational approach towards safer nanostructured materials
    • Final report : Physico-chemical determinants of toxicity : a rational approach towards safer nanostructured materials

 

Health and Environment

MIC-ATR
Development of a new regenerable and low-cost biosensor to indoor microbial compounds detection

  • Duration of the project:
    • Phase 1: 01/01/2007 – 31/01/2009
    • Phase 2: 01/02/2009 – 31/01/2011
  • Budget: 741.413€
  • Keywords: Indoor pollution, health problems, trichothecenes, optical biosensor, monoclonal antibodies, FTIR/ATR spectroscopy.
    Promotors: E. Noël, Asbl HP en Hainaut - Joel De Coninck, UMH - Kris Huygen / Olivier Denis, De Vrienden van het Instituut Pasteur van Brussel
  • Contract number: SD/HE/04A - SD/HE/04B

Documentation

  • Technical sheet
  • Project website
  • Final reports:
    • Report (phase 1): Development of a new regenerable and low-cost biosensor to indoor microbial compounds detection
    • Summary (phase 1): Development of a new regenerable and low-cost biosensor to indoor microbial compounds detection
    • Final Report: Development of a new regenerable and low-cost biosensor to indoor microbial compounds detection

 

Health and Environment

ANIMO
Indoor risk factors for childhood respiratory diseases: development and application of non-invasive biomarkers

  • Duration of the project:
    • Phase 1: 01/01/2007 – 31/01/2009
    • Phase 2: 01/02/2009 – 31/01/2011
  • Budget: 765.002€
  • Keywords: Asthma, allergy, children, biomarker, indoor pollution, biomonitoring
  • Promotors: Greet Schoeters, VITO - Bernard Alfred, UCL - Krisine Desager, UA
  • Contract number: SD/HE/05A - SD/HE/05B

Documentation

  • Technical sheet
  • Project website
  • Eindrapporten:
    • Report (phase 1): Indoor risk factors for childhood respiratory diseases: development and application of non-invasive biomarkers.
    • Summary (phase 1): Indoor risk factors for childhood respiratory diseases: development and application of non-invasive biomarkers.
    • Final Report: Indoor risk factors for childhood respiratory diseases: development and application of non-invasive biomarkers.

 

Health and Environment

PM2TEN
Particles, Mobility, Physical activity, Morbidity and The Environment Network

  • Cluster van de onderzoeksprojecten : Parhealth & Shapes
  • Duration of the project: 15/12/2007- 14/12/2009
  • Budget: 99.402 €
  • Keywords: Modal Shift, urban geography, cycling, air pollution, fine particulate matter, cardio-pulmonary disease, meteorology
  • Promotors: Luc Int Panis, VITO - Romain Meeusen, VUB - Benoit Nemery & Tim Nawrot, KULeuven
  • Contract number: SD/CL/02

Documentation

  • Technical sheet
  • Project website
  • Final reports:
    • Report (phase 1): Particles, Mobility, Physical activity, Morbidity and The Environment Network

 

Health and Environment

Air Quality
Integration of existing approaches toward (bio)surveillance in relation
with indoor and outdoor air quality

  • Cluster of the research project MIC-ATR – PARHEALTH – ANIMO – SHAPES

  • Duration of the project: 15/12/2009 - 31/01/2012
  • Budget: 99.990 €
  • Keywords: -
  • Promotors: Rosette Van Den Heuvel & Luc Int Panis, VITO - Benoit Nemery & Tim Nawrot, KULeuven
  • Contract number: SD/CL/04

Documentation

  • Technical sheet
  • Project website
  • Final reports:
    • Final Report: Integration of existing approaches toward (bio)surveillance in relation with indoor and outdoor air quality
    • Summary of the results: Integration of existing approaches toward (bio)surveillance in relation with indoor and outdoor air quality

 

Health and Environment
Transport and Mobility

SHAPES
Systematic analysis of Health risks and physical Activity associated with cycling Policies

  • Duration of the project:
    • Phase 1: 15/12/2006 – 31/01/2009
    • Phase 2: 01/02/2009 – 31/01/2011
  • Budget: 797.672€
  • Keywords: Modal Shift, Cycling, Exposure, Urban geography, Physical activity, Societal Costs
  • Promotors: Luc Int Panis, VITO - Romain Meeusen, VUB - Isabelle Thomas, UCL
  • Contract number: SD/HE/03A

Documentation

  • Technical sheet
  • Project website
  • Final reports:
    • Report (phase 1): Systematic analysis of Health risks and physical Activity associated with cycling PoliciES
    • Summary (phase 1): Systematic analysis of Health risks and physical Activity associated with cycling PoliciES
    • Final Report: Systematic analysis of Health risks and physical Activity associated with cycling PoliciES

 

Health and Environment
Biodiversity

VIRORISK
Risk Of Emergence Of Viral Diseases Driven By Eco-Climatic Changes And Socio-Economical Situations

  • Cluster of the research projects NORISK - SCOPE - MODIRISK
  • Duration of the project: 15/12/2012- 31/01/2012
  • Budget Phase 1: 99.964€
  • Keywords: Emergence of human viral infections - climate, environmental and socio-economical changes - risk assessment -
    risk management.
  • Promotors: Etienne Thiry, ULg - C Zwetkoff / S Brunet, ULg - Marc Coosemans, ITG Anvers
  • Contract number: SD/CL/09

Documentation

 

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