Public Health Science

Department of Public Health Science

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The department's ambition is to increase knowledge of factors that promote health and prevent disease, and to understand how the community, at various levels, can facilitate good heath in the entire population.

News

How does upbringing affect your likelihood of developing obesity and cardiovascular disease?

How does upbringing affect your likelihood of developing obesity and cardiovascular disease?

New study shows that the parents, aunts and uncles of overweight young adults have a greater risk of dying from cardiovascular disease. Is this the result of nature or nurture?

Expectations of COP26

Expectations of COP26

Two of our researchers are lead authors in the forthcoming UN climate report. A third NMBU researcher helped to quality assure the previous report and a fourth is an expert on international climate negotiations. We asked them about their expectations of COP26.

COVID19 and climate change resilience

COVID19 and climate change resilience

What do our responses to COVID-19 suggest about society’s ability to transform in the context of climate change? New study with NMBU's Department of Public Health Science.

About

The Department of Public Health Science  is one of five departments in the Faculty of Landscape and Society. The department offers a 2-year Master programme in Public Health in addition to courses in human-environment relationships. Our staff have extensive expertise in physical and psychosocial factors that affect health and quality of life, and factors that can promote health and prevent disease in society.


Camilla Ihlebæk
Head of Department

 

 

 

Contact information

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Visit us at the 'KA Building', Ås campus, Fredrik A. Dahls vei 15, 1430 Ås

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