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First official USEtox 2.0 Summer School

June 27, 2016 - July 1, 2016

27 June – 1 July 2016

registerOrganized as PhD course at the Technical University of Denmark – registration open now!

Course description
This course provides an overview of multimedia chemical fate modelling, multi-pathway human exposure modelling, ecosystem and human health effects modelling, and comparative indicators for human-toxicological and ecotoxicological impacts. Course participants will be guided through a series of examples in which they will develop characterization factors using the latest USEtox scientific consensus model release. Main course objective is that participants learn how USEtox can be used in various applications, including the prioritization and ranking of chemicals within LCIA, product environmental footprinting and other comparative assessments. Participants will have hands-on access to all model, data, documentation and reading files during the course and will be able to take all files back home for free. New substances will be characterized and participants may bring their own list of substances of interest for the exercises.

Registration
Registration  and enrollment via email to Peter Fantke ([email protected]). Registration deadline: 31-May-2016.

Practical information
When? 27-June to 1-July 2016
Where? Technical University of Denmark (DTU), Lyngby Campus, Denmark
Credits? 5 ECTS (PhD level)
Costs? Course fee is for professionals 1800 Euro (a limited number of fellowships is available for participants from low-income countries) and for students 300 Euro (proof required) – the course fee covers refreshments, an excursion and a social event

Details

Start:
June 27, 2016
End:
July 1, 2016

Organizer

Technical University of Denmark
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Venue

Technical University of Denmark
Anker Engelunds Vej 1 Bygning 101A
Lyngby, Denmark
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Phone:
+45 45 25 25 25
Website:
http://www.dtu.dk/