InChildHealth at the “Mycotoxins and moulds” conference

Carla Viegas from IPL attended the 14th international conference “Mycotoxins and moulds” held in Bydgoszcz, Poland in June 19-20, 2024. Professor Carla Viegas was able to share results obtained about microbiological contamination assessment performed in Portuguese schools obtained within the scope of the InChildHealth project and discuss about the adequacy of the legal framework in place in Portugal.

InChildHealth at IOHA 2024

Congratulation to Pedro Pena from the InChildHealth project who received the Workplace Wonder Winner Poster Award for his work on Insights of Portugal’s Teaching Staff Microbial Occupational Exposure at the International Occupational Hygiene Association (IOHA) 2024 conference.

Citizen Science in Portugal

The team from IPL has reached the final stages of its Citizen Science activities in Portugal. Over 1 200 primary school children and teachers participated in a series of educational activities focused on indoor air quality research such as: Surface swabs collection: They collected swab samples from different surfaces to test for microorganisms and allergens. Electrostatic Dust Cloth extractions: Students …

InChildHealth participated to ICOH 2024 conference

Prof. Heidi Salonen (Aalto University) presented one oral presentation about The effect of cleaning products on occupants’ health at the International Commission on Occupational Health ICOH 2024 conference held in Marrakesh (Maroc) in May 2024.

InChildHealth hosted the IDEAL cluster meeting 2024

The InChildHealth project was happy to host the annual IDEAL cluster 2024 meeting at Aalto University campus in Finland, Thanks to all the in-person and online participants for the fruitful discussions on Indoor Air Quality and Health Research with the European Health and Digital Executive Agency (HaDEA), KHEALTHinAIR EU Project, TWINAIR, InChildHealth, LEARN Project, EDIAQI EU, INQUIRE and SynAir-G.

Impact Assessment in Citizen Science Health Studies

In November 2023, Teresa Schäfer and Claudia Magdalena Fabian from the Centre for Social Innovation – ZSI, participated in the 1st international Citizen Science for Health conference in Twente, the Netherlands. At the conference the ZSI team organized a 1,5-hour solution room to discuss and further elaborate on the topic: “The Challenges of Impact Assessment in Citizen Science Health Studies” …

Meet the PI for AIT

Clara Pogner is the PI for AIT Austrian Institute of Technology and leading the WP4 Technology development and mitigation strategies which focuses on: Development, assessment and deployment of cost-effective and user-friendly monitoring devices, control strategies, and devices to facilitate a user-friendly alert system that can influence social behaviour Development and deployment of novel technologies to improve indoor environmental quality to …

InChildHealth at ECSA 2024

Teresa Schäfer, Claudia Magdalena Fabian, Barbara Kieslinger and Elisabeth Unterfrauner from the ZSI team participated to the 5th European Citizen Science Association (ECSA) conference that was held in Vienna. During their workshop “How to include schools in science health studies: practical experiences and lessons learned?” the main points of the discussion were: STE(A)M education is becoming more significant for science education and …