Arctic Environmental Medicine - Reproduction and Cancer and Risk Assessment

The aim of these lectures is to introduce to the human health effects from exposure to environmental pollutants and risk assessment.

Research, theoretical and experimental based teaching in human health effects and environmental contaminants and risk assessment. The course will include studies on hormone- and endocrine- as well as immune disruption.

Number of lessons: 35
Test/ examines: One week assignment (project report)
Examination: Project report -7-point grading scale
Syllabus: to be announced
Time: November 28 - December 16, 2016
Language: English or Danish on request

Course responsible: Eva Bonefeld -Jørgensen (Aarhus University, AU) & Henning Sloth-Pedersen (AU/University of Greenland)


The course is part of a program in Greenlandic Health and Environment of the Arctic. It consists of five courses on health and environment which will be offered by the UArctic partners: University of Greenland (UoG), Aarhus University (AU), and Greenland Institute of Natural Resources (GINR) in autumn 2016 in Nuuk, and hosted by University of Greenland as well as the Greenland Institute of Natural Resources. The course package is aimed at students with a background in health science and natural sciences.

Course details

Academic level(s)Master
Language of instruction
InstitutionGreenland Institute of Natural Resources
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End date-
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ECTS credits5.0
Field schoolNo
Fields of studyHealth (others)
Teaching placeNuuk, Greenland
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