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Health, Behaviour & Society

Faculty Conference 2019, 18 May
Conference theme
We will address a wide range of health related topics, from modern welfare diseases, understanding human and cognitive development to the impact of health care systems and social environments. Researchers from all our disciplines and external experts will share new insights.
Keynote by Jim van Os
Psychiatrist Jim van Os pleads for a more patient oriented approach and works on a low-threshold public mental health care.

Overview of Programme and Presenters

Conference programme
The day will be opened at 10.15 by our dean Agneta Fischer and closed at 17.15 with a reception in De Brug.
Speakers and presenters
Find out who will present at the faculty conference 2019.

Plenary Panels and Parallel Sessions

Plenary presentations FMG Research

Geertjan Overbeek, Anita Hardon, Julia van Weert and Reinout Wiers will present exemplary research cases on the theme of 'Health, Behaviour & Society'.

Plenary panel 'Food, Health & Sustainability'

Ron Dahl, Joyeeta Gupta, Jaap Seidell and Sanne de Wit will discuss human behaviour, health and sustainability.

Parallel Sessions

Our researchers will share new insights in short presentations.

Registration and Logistics

Register for the Faculty Conference

Registration is free. Lunch and reception are included.

Conference location

The conference is organised at our Roeterseiland Campus, building A/B/C


When you have questions concerning the conference, contact Karen Kraal, Advisor Science Communication.
The conference is organised by our three faculty professors