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  • CREAL presents its 2012-2013 report

    Friday, December 19th, 2014

    CREAL presents its 2012-2013 report

    Once again we have the pleasure of presenting CREAL’s annual report, for the period 2012-2013. Our institution is approaching the tenth anniversary of its creation, an appropriate moment to show not only our activities during this time, but also how we have developed as a centre and some of the challenges we face.

  • Manolis Kogevinas is the new ISEE president

    Friday, December 19th, 2014

    Manolis Kogevinas is the new ISEE president

    Dr. Manolis Kogevinas, CREAL codirector, has been elected as the new president of the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology (ISEE). This is an important recognition to Kogevinas career.

  • CREAL wishes you Merry Christmas and Happy New Year 2015

    Wednesday, December 17th, 2014

    CREAL wishes you Merry Christmas and Happy New Year 2015

    The Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology (CREAL), in alliance with ISGlobal, wish you Happy Christmas and Happy New Year 2015.

  • ERC Starting Grants for eight Catalan researchers

    Wednesday, December 17th, 2014

    ERC Starting Grants for eight Catalan researchers

    The European Research Council (ERC) has selected 328 top scientists who will receive the Starting Grants this year, among which there are eight who develop their work in Catalan research centers. In total, 485 million euros were allocated, considering that the maximum that the ERC granted to a single scientist are two million.

  • Exposure to low levels of PCBs during pregnancy may affect fetal growth

    Smoking during pregnancy or ethnicity of the mother may modify these effects

    Tuesday, December 16th, 2014

    Exposure to low levels of PCBs during pregnancy may affect fetal growth

    CREAL researchers, an allied ISGlobal centre, have just published in the journal Environment International that polychlorinated biphenyls, (PCBs, specifically PCB-153), which basically are found in fish and seafood, dairy products and oils and fats, can affect the weight of babies at birth.

  • Green and blue spaces have beneficial impacts on behavioral development in schoolchildren

    Friday, December 12th, 2014

    Green and blue spaces have beneficial impacts on behavioral development in schoolchildren

    Green spaces have been associated with improved mental health in children. Now researchers from CREAL, an ISGlobal allied centre, confirms that these natural spaces have a beneficial impact on child behavioral development. They generally estimated beneficial associations between behavioral indicators and longer time spent in green spaces and beaches (blue space), and with residential surrounding greenness.

  • Using Design Thinking to Improve the Health Sector

    Dr Raymond Neutra discusses the concept of design thinking at the fifth talk in the Global Health Lectures series

    Wednesday, December 10th, 2014

    Using Design Thinking to Improve the Health Sector

    Environmental epidemiologist Dr Raymond Neutra gave a talk entitled “How Does the Health Sector Affect Gross National Happiness? Let Us Ask Ourselves!” at the Barcelona Biomedical Research Park (PRBB) on 3 December. The talk was the fifth instalment of the Global Health Lectures series, which is organised jointly by ISGlobal and its allied research centre CREAL.

  • Staffordshire University to host PHENOTYPE Stakeholder Symposium 2015

    Friday, December 5th, 2014

    Staffordshire University to host PHENOTYPE Stakeholder Symposium 2015

    From 28-30 April 2015, the PHENOTYPE Consortium will convene in Stoke-on-Trent (UK) to discuss progress, analysis and preliminary results of the project. As part of this, we invite stakeholders to the programme on 28 April 2015, which will include seminars from invited speakers, discussion and engaging public sessions.

  • Black Carbon is more toxic than PM2.5 for health

    Thursday, December 4th, 2014

    Black Carbon is more toxic than PM2.5 for health

    Black Carbon (BC), derived in western industrialised nations primarily from diesel engines and biomass burning, poses a significant burden to public health, particularly in European cities with high-traffic density.

  • 5th Global Health Lecture - A Socratic Interchange on the Goals of the Health Sector

    A Socratic Interchange on the Goals of the Health Sector - 3/12/14 - 13:00h - Auditori PRBB

    Monday, December 1th, 2014

    5th Global Health Lecture - A Socratic Interchange on the Goals of the Health Sector

    Raymond Richard Neutra MD MPH Dr.PH


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