Summer school: learn about risk assessment and risk communication
VKM's German sister organization, the German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR), will hold their annual summer academy for risk assessment and risk communication in food safety in Berlin. Classes will be held from August 17 to 28. The registration deadline is March 15.
Seeking candidates for the EU-FORA scholarship program
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) is looking for candidates for the EU-FORA grant program. The deadline for applications is 31 January, 2020.
EFSA has recently published several new job openings.
EU-FORA Fellowship project at VKM 2018/2019
In the European Food Risk Assessment fellowship launched by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) programme, young and mid-carrier scientists get the chance to widen their knowledge and hands-on experience in food safety risk assessment.
Energy drinks and young people
Recently, the media in Norway has focused on young people’s addiction to energy drinks. Periodically, claims arise that consumption of energy drinks is a major problem among children and young people in Norway. The reality is more nuanced than that.