EUniWell Summer School “COVID-19: Impact on European health & well-being”

**The maximum number of applications has been reached, applications are therefore closed.**

About this Summer School

Do you want to learn more about the impact of the pandemic on population health and contribute to the debate about post-pandemic health and healthcare provision? Are you keen to engage with international professors, students and health and social care professionals from other countries in Europe? Are you excited about acquiring an interdisciplinary perspective on the pandemic and population health? If so, apply now for this exciting and relevant EUniWell Summer School at Leiden University.

Fully funded places are now available for students, early career researchers, and health professionals from participating EUniWell universities with a background in medicine, biomedical science, health science, psychology, sociology, anthropology, data science, or similar to attend this EUniWell Summer School at Leiden University Campus The Hague from 10-13 July 2022. Awards will cover the costs of participation, travel and accommodation.

In short

  • Title of Summer School: COVID-19: Impact on European health & well-being
  • Attendance: in-person
  • Location: Campus The Hague, Turfmarkt 99 The Hague
  • Dates: 10-13 July 2022 
  • Target groups: Bachelor’s, Master’s and PhD students, and health care professionals from participating EUniWell universities
  • Background of students: medicine, biomedical science, health science, psychology, sociology, anthropology, data science, or similar
  • Programme language: English
  • Accommodation and travel: to be arranged by student
  • Application deadline: The maximum number of applications has been reached, applications are therefore closed.

Event overview: Summer School programme

Sunday 10 July 2022

Population health and the pandemic, 14:00 - 18:00 CEST

  • “Opening & Introduction” by Prof. Mattijs Numans (Leiden University)
  • “Population Health Management and its relevance in the context of the pandemic” by Dr Viktoria Stein (Leiden University)
  • “Bioethicists in public space: working with media and policy decision-makers” by Bryn William-Jones (Nantes Université)

Evening: social event

Monday 11 July 2022

COVID-19 management in 3 European countries, 09:00 - 13:00 CEST

  • An interactive session with speakers from the UK, Sweden and the Netherlands.

Response of the digital world to the pandemic, 14:00 – 18:30 CEST

  • “Telemedicine & E-health applications” by Prof. Evalil Nilsson (Linnaeus University)
  • “Legal and ethical aspects of AI” by Margot Bernellin (Nantes Université)
  • “COVID radar” by Dr Nic Saadah (Leiden University)

Evening: lecture + social event

  • What can we learn about the pandemic from the EUniWell Individual & Social Well-being research arena ?

Tuesday 12 July 2022

The wider social and health impact of COVID-19, 09:00 - 13:00 CEST

  • “EUniWell Policy Commission: Addressing inequalities in the social impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on young people” Prof. Robin Miller & Dr Paul Vallance (University of Birmingham)
  • “Long COVID, its determinants, prognosis and interventions” by Dr Shamil Haroon (University of Birmingham)
  • “Impact of COVID-19 on healthcare workers” by Prof. Peymané Adab (University of Birmingham)

Comparison with other infectious disease outbreaks,  14:00 - 18:00 CEST

  • “Zoonotic infections – what, when and how?” by Prof. Jonas Waldenström (Linnaeus University)
  • “Influenza – how an avian virus travels the world” by Prof. Jonas Waldenström (Linnaeus University)
  • Multidisciplinary panel debate on “Pandemic Preparedness: learning for the future”

Evening: lecture + social event

  • “Gender & COVID-19: how much do sex steroids matter?” by University of Florence

Wednesday 13 July 2022

Communication during the COVID pandemic, 09:00 - 14:00 CEST

  • Preparation & group presentations by participants.
  • Groups will present key messages of the summer school; each group will tailor communication to a different audience.

Please note: This programme is a draft and subject to change.

Eligibility and application

We have 5 places available for each university, and will be aiming for a multidisciplinary and diverse group of participants, willing to actively engage with others from Europe. 

One-page statement

To apply, please submit a one-page statement, maximum 500 words, in English, outlining why you should be awarded a place on this Summer School, covering: 

  • background information about yourself
  • relevant education/work
  • why you want to attend
  • how the course will benefit your future career
  • what you will bring to the group

Application 

 You can submit an application via the form.

Follow-up procedure and admission

After the closing date, a committee will assess all the applications. Approximately two weeks after the closing date, all applicants will be notified as to whether or not they have been granted admission to the Summer School. 

Closing date

**The maximum number of applications has been reached, applications are therefore closed.**

The closing date is 13 May 2022, 18:00 CEST / 17:00 BST.

Also this summer: LUMC Summer School on Population Health Management

Did you know that you can also follow a Summer School on Population Health Management organised by LUMC Campus The Hague from 4 - 8 July? You can sign up via the LUMC website.