Environment and Health

Mission

Conducting academic research and training to better understand the impact of environmental contaminants on human health and the environment.

Research Topics

The unique combination of chemists, toxicologists and epidemiologists enables a holistic approach of environmental and human health topics.

Projects

Our expertise and research output make an important contribution to the knowledge needed for informed environmental governance of the most pressing environmental pollution issues.

Research Facilities

A wide range of analytical instruments is available to identify and guantify the various contaminants in all sorts of matrices and to determine their toxicity.

Teaching

The bachelor programme Health and Life focusses on all aspects of life, health and disease from the level of the molecule to the level of society.

Publications

View all of our publications from 2005 onwards, sorted by year of release and categorized by publication type, ranging from journal articles and doctoral theses, to lectures and conference contributions.

Staff A-Z

Search our research, teaching and laboratory staff alphabetically by surname. Click on a person's name to view their contact details, profile and publications.

Contact

Contact us and find out how to reach the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and the O|2 Lab building.

Latest news: CLEANSEA DOCUMENTARY FEATURED AT OCEAN PLASTICS LAB TRAVELLING EXHIBITION

18 September 2017
CleanSea-The VU-led interdisciplinary CleanSea Project about marine litter made a documentary film in 2015 that has become part of a travelling exhibition opening 27 September 2017. The exhibition’s organizer, the Ocean Plastics Lab, invites the public to visit the exhibition and find out about CleanSea and other research projects and scientific achievements in marine plastic pollution. Read more

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