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Aletta Jacobs School of Public Health

Together for more healthy years

Aletta Research Meet-up 5 November 2019

Meet-up 5 November

On 5 November 2019 at the Zernike Campus in Groningen, researchers and public health professionals came together to focus on the topic 'Raising a Healthy Generation'; children's health was the core topic of the day.

Overview of the day:

  • 2 keynote lectures
    • Gerard van den Berg: Using the migrating siblings design to identify sensitive childhood ages for adult health and education
    • Henderien Steenbeek: Challenging Curious Minds in education: a developmental perspective on children’s healthy upbringing

  • Morning session of 3 parallel seminars/workshops:
    • Seminar: Intergenerational transmissions
    • Seminar: Mental Health
    • Workshop with GGD Fryslân: Alcohol and the society

  • Matchmaking session - based on grant calls topics

  • Afternoon session of 3 parallel seminars/workshops:
    • Seminar: The social context
    • Seminar: The built and the body
    • Workshop with children: stress

Aletta Scientific Council members presenting on the day:

Gerard van den Berg

Gerard van den Berg - keynote lecture
University of Bristol, UK
chair of Aletta Scientific Council

Jolanda Jetten

Jolanda Jetten
The University of Queensland

Ilona Koupil

Ilona Koupil
Karolinska Institutet

Petter Lundborg

Petter Lundborg
Lund University

The event is funded by the NWA
The event is funded by the NWA