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Environment and Health



Developing and applying state-of-the-art strategies and techniques that contribute to a better quality of the environment and human health.


The unique combination of chemists, toxicologists and epidemiologists enables a holistic approach of environmental and human health topics.


The bachelor programme Health and Life focusses on all aspects of life, health and disease from the level of the molecule to the level of society.

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Latest news: Banned chemical substances survive after recycling

29 October 2016
RecycleEnvironment and Health researchers were commissioned by the Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment to determine the amount of banned flame retardant in plastic waste streams. It turns out to be a lot. Our analysis showed that in 2013, 7.2 tonnes of banned brominated flame retardant came back into circulation through reuse and recycling.

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