Workshop on Identifying Emerging Risks from Chemicals

Our Modernet member Jelena Bakusic participated in the WHO workshop on Identifying Emerging Risks from Chemicals. This workshop took place on 20-21 February 2019 and was hosted by RIVM at Bilthoven in the Netherlands. A short report on what was discussed at the meeting underneath. The main objective of the meeting was to bring together …

Feb 2019 additions to NERDB

NERDB is the New and emerging risks database. This bibliographic database is an initiative of Nicole Palmen and Annet Lenderink with the support of Modernet and is currently powered by Obvibase. More information on this database on the NERDB page On the website we will publish from this month on regular updates on new disease …

Thesis defense and remembrance meeting in Barcelona

Modernet Chair Lode Godderis was present at two meetings in Barcelona, meeting up with our member Consol Serra at her university. His short report: On February 20 and 21, 2019, two important events took place in Barcelona. Dr. Rocío Villar Vinuesa, occupational health physician working at the Servicio de Salud Laboral, Parc de Salut Mar …

Modernet meeting Košice

On the 31st of January and the 1st of February 2019, we had the Modernet meeting in Košice. On the meeting page, you can find some information on the program, the participants, some pictures, and a growing number of presentations. Our local organizer Marek Varga and his co-workers did a very good job organizing this …

Special issue IJERPH on Occupational Cancer

Invitation to contribute to a Special Issue: “Occupational Cancer: From Early Detection to Prevention” in IJERPH Our Chair Lode Godderis and Prof. Dr. Jukka Takala are organizing a Special Issue for the *International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health*, an open access peer-reviewed scientific journal that publishes articles and communications in the interdisciplinary area …

Symposium on Biological Monitoring Leuven

At the end of August 2019, there will be an interesting symposium on biological monitoring in Leuven. Organized by the Scientific Committee of Occupational Toxicology (SCOT) of the International Commission on Occupational Health (ICOH). Please find the invitation underneath. 11th International Symposium on Biological Monitoring in Occupational and Environmental Health 28-30 August, 2019 You can enroll, …

Upcoming EPICOH 2019

There will be a joint SCOM and Modernet session in the EPICOH conference in Wellington, New Zealand. Wednesday 1 May starting from 13.30 pm EPICOH 2019 will take place from 29 April – 2 May 2019 in Wellington, New Zealand The website of the conference with all the details is here Detailed program Presenters Prof …

New look for Modernet website

The Modernet website is renewing. It is transferred to a new provider and build with other software to make it easier to maintain. It is also possible to add new features. Because it will take some time to transfer all content to the new website, it may grow and change over time. It is currently …

Membership renewal

All current Modernet members received an invoice for the membership fee for 2019. This fee has to be paid before 31 March 2019. Payment will be confirmed and if there are any questions you can contact Annet Lenderink. More details on the Membership pages

EPICOH 2017

Modernet and SCOM (Scientific Committee on Occupational Medicine) organized two joint session at the EPICOH conference in Edinburgh, United Kingdom. 28 – 31 August 2017Venue: Edinburgh International Conference Centre Eliminating Occupational Risk: Translating Research into Action Full program of sessions SCOM – Modernet session 1 Anthony Seaton – Who would have thought it? The unforeseen …