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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

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
Transport and Mobility
Health and Environment

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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