Oct. 01, 2018

Call for Participants! Inter-Graduate School Class:Environmental Chemicals and Human Health

We are pleased to announce an intensive course “Environmental Chemicals and
Human Health” will be organized on coming 29-30 November, 2018.
This is an English course with 1 credit.
This course is joint organized with faculty member from Seoul National
University, Mahidol University and Walailak University.

Graduate students from all schools in Hokkaido University are welcome to
join the course.
Once you registered for the course, we will assign you to a team
to do collaborative work with students from Seoul National University,
Mahidol University and Walailak University for presentation at the course.
For those who wish to take the course, please contact
us  by 19th October.

You can simply send us an e-mail for inquery.
A Araki (faculty):
K Yamazaki (faculty):
M Takahashi (secretary):

We very much look forward to your participation in this course.




Day 1: Thursday 29 November, 2018, 9:15-18:00

Class 1:
Opening of the course: Dr. A Araki (HU)
Ignite lecture
-Why protection from chemical hazards is important for our health?: R Kishi (HU)

Class 2:
2-1: Chemicals and exposure assessment: C Yoon (SNU)
2-2: Biomonitoring : S Kim (SNU)

Class 3:
3-1: Basic Epidemiology: M Minatoya (HU)
3-2: Basic Toxicology: M Ishizuka (HU)

Class 4:
4-1: CHECK – design, findings, and lessons: K Choi (SNU)
4-2: Introduction of the Hokkaido Study: K Yamazaki (HU)

Class 5:
5-1: Environmental Health issues in Southern Thailand: U Vatanasit (WU)
5-2: group work: preparation for presentation


Day 2: Friday 30 November, 2018, 9:15-17:00

Class 6:
6-1: Chemicals in indoors and inhabitant’s health: Y Ait Bamai (HU)
6-2: Haze Free in Thailand and the lesson learnt: K Tantrakarnapa (MU)

Class 7:
7-1: Environmental management of chemicals in Japan: M Kurasaki (HU)
7-2: Evidence based chemical management in Korea: K Lee (SNU)

Class 8:  group work: preparation for presentation

Class 9:   group presentation

Class 10:   wrap-up