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Centre for Health from Environment Ryan Institute One Health Conference

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Galway City

National University of Ireland, Galway.

Orbsen Building, University Road, Galway.

Galway

Ireland

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The Centre for Health from Environment (CHE) is an integral part of the Ryan Institute at NUI Galway. The CHE is working to promote health by placing environmental stewardship at the centre of policy through teaching, research and advocacy. It brings together researchers within the University from key areas including, air and water quality, food and soil biology and public policy.

Please find all details on the Conference website address on the page www.nuigalway.ie/cheonehealth

Programme

08:30 - 09:00 Badge Collection and Refreshments

09:00 - 09:15 Opening of Conference - TBC


Session 1: Health and the Environment

Chair:


09:15 - 10:00

Dr. William Gaze, European Centre for Environment and Human Health

“The environmental dimension of AMR”


10:00 - 10:30

Dr. Stephanie O’Keeffe, National Director of Health and Wellbeing HSE

“Enabling Citizens and Communities to Play Their Part in Healthy Ireland”


10:30 - 11:00 Coffee, Tea and Poster Viewing


11:00 - 11:30

Prof. Martin Cormican, Lead Healthcare Associated Infection and Antimicrobial Resistance

“Environment and health – did you get the memo?”


11:30 - 12:00

Dr. Patrick Munk – Global Sewage Surveillance Project

"Using metagenomics for global surveillance of antimicrobial resistance"


Session 2: CHE Thematic Areas

Chair:


12:00 - 12:10 Water and Sanitation

Prof. Enda Cummins, University College Dublin.

"Environmental exposure modelling for antibiotic resistant bacteria-methods and musings”


12:10 - 12.20 Environmental Policy

Prof. Kevin Leyden, National University of Ireland Galway


12:20 - 12:30 Air Quality

Dr. Marie Coggins, National University of Ireland Galway


12:30 - 12:40 Food and Soil

Dr. Kaye Burgess, Teagasc

“Foodborne pathogens: taking a One Health approach”


12:40 - 13:00

Dr. C. Carlin, Dr. G. Kindermann, Dr. E. Britton

"Our environment, our health - how connecting to nature benefits health and wellbeing?"


13:00 - 14:00 Lunch and Poster Viewing


Session 3: Emerging Issues

Chair:


14:00 - 14:45

Dr. Sharon McGuinness, Chair European Chemicals Agency Management Board and CEO Health and Safety Authority.


14:45 - 15:30 TBC


15:30-16:00 Coffee, Tea and Poster Viewing


Session 4: Focus on DeTER: Detection, Toxicology, Environmental fate and Risk assessment of nanoparticles in the aquatic environment


16:00 - 16:15

Dr. Dearbháile Morris, National University of Ireland Galway.

“DeTER – Overview of why, how and what we need to do next”


16:15 - 16:30

Dr. Eoin McGillicuddy, Dublin Institute of Technology.

“Development of a capture method for silver nanoparticles from the aquatic environment”


16:30 - 16:45

Dr. Andrew Fogarty, Athlone Institute of Technology.

“Assessment of the toxicological properties of metal nanoparticles on aquatic life”


16:45 - 17:00

Prof. Enda Cummins, University College Dublin.

“Risk assessment of the environmental fate of silver nanoparticles through the aquatic environment”


17:00 - 17:15

Summary and Closing Remarks

This conference is supported by the Environmental Protection Agency


FAQs

Where can I pick up my badge for the Conference?

Badge Collection at 8.30am in the Orbsen Building, NUI Galway.


What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

PARKING ON NUI GALWAY CAMPUS

It is recommended you take a taxi to campus if possible as clamping is in operation on campus. If you are driving, the following are the parking options;

  1. Paid Parking:
    a) P&D (Pay and Display – blue lined spaces only on campus, there are a limited number directly in front of the Quadrangle and some spaces at the Orbsen Building).
    b) Cathedral Car Park is approximately 3 minutes walk, charges apply, cost is approximately €3-5 per day.

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