Collaborative Arctic Summer School in Epidemiology (CASE)

This summer school will focus on environmental stressors in the High North and the challenges involved in studying human health effects of such external factors.


The main goal is to prepare young scientists for particular challenges related to conducting science in the High North. Other goals are to create an arena where these young scientists may interact with senior scientists who are experienced in High North issues, in addition to building networks with other international students that have similar challenges. Throughout the week, senior scientists will be available to supervise on specific requests the students might have.

The main topics of the course will be human health related to environmental impacts, lifestyle choices, food security, climate change and practical statistical methods.

The summer school itself is free of charge, except there might be a personal contribution linked to travel.

Organized in collaboration by UiT The Arctic University of Norway, University of Alaska Anchorage, University of Alberta, Northern State Medical University.

Course details

Academic level(s)Master, PhD
CountryCanada
Language of instructionEnglish
InstitutionUniversity of Alberta
Begin date03.08.2015
End date07.08.2015
Registration deadline01.05.2015
ECTS credits0.0
Field schoolNo
Fields of studyHealth (others)
Teaching placeYellowknife, Canada
Teaching termSummer
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