INEQKILL @ The Great Leap

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On May, 2nd INEQKILL members Caterina, Isabelle, Lise, Marina, Janna, and Philippe were happy to partake in the kick-off meeting of "The Great Leap" at the Radboud University in Nijmegen.  Find out more about the Great Leap and watch the poster we presented about INEQKILL!

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New publication – Socioeconomic Disparities in Neurodegenerative Disease Mortality
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New publication – Socioeconomic Disparities in Neurodegenerative Disease Mortality

INEQKILL-researchers Janna Dinneweth and Sylvie Gadeyne investigate the association between socioeconomic position (SEP) and mortality from neurodegenerative diseases in this new publication. Discover what they found out. Abstract The article looks at the impact of income and education on dementia, parkinsonism, and motor neuron diseases (MNDs) calculating age-standardized mortality rates…

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How lethal is inequality?

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Is death the great leveller of inequality? Or are we unequal in death as well? This question forms the centre of the article in APACHE Magazine about INEQKILL's research into the mechanisms that cause inequalities in mortality. In the article our researchers Sylvie Gadeyne, Isabelle Devos and Thierry Eggerickx explain…

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How citizen science drives urban history

The INEQKILL-researchers will use data from the S.O.S. Antwerpen citizen science project. S.O.S. Antwerpen gathered data of the Antwerp cause-of-death registers from 1820 to 1946. The project did so with the help of citizen scientists. INEQKILL-members Isabelle Devos and Sarah Heynssens, together with Angelique Janssens from the Amsterdam causes of…

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S.O.S. Antwerp wins prize

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The S.O.S. Antwerp team, with INEQKILL members Isabelle Devos, Sven Vrielinck and Sarah Heynssens, was awarded the Annual Prize for Science Communication by the Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium on November 14th for its creative and accessible way of communicating about science to the public. The S.O.S. Antwerp citizen science…

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First Advisory Board Meeting

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The first INEQKILL advisory board meeting was held on 22 September 2023. The advisory board consists of nine international experts who will provide guidance and strategic advice to the INEQKILL team. We were honored to welcome them to Brussels and present them with our research objectives and preliminary results. Coördinator Sylvie…

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The great leap

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INEQKILL’s PI Isabelle Devos is the co-supervisor of the COST Action 'The great leap. Multidisciplinary approaches to health inequalities, 1800-2022 (GREATLEAP)'. A COST Action is an interdisciplinary research network that brings researchers and innovators together to investigate a topic of their choice for 4 years. COST Actions are typically comprised of…

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INEQKILL at ESHD
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INEQKILL at ESHD

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Several INEQKILL team members presented preliminary findings at the 5th Conference Of The European Society Of Historical Demography (Radboud University Nijmegen, August 30 – September 2, 2023) Lise Bevernaegie talked about her research on cardiovascular disease. Her paper entitled 'Who died from cardiovascular disease? Spatial inequalities in cardiovascular mortality since…

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A new team member
Janna Dinneweth

A new team member

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In June 2023, Janna Dinneweth successfully defended her Master's thesis "Forgotten inequality: socioeconomic disparities in mortality associated with neurodegeneration, a population-based study in Belgium 2011-2016”. She joined the IneqKill team on the 1st of September 2023 as a PhD student focussing on neurodegenerative diseases. 

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