GHS Symposia: Archive

2016

Organizer Graduate School for Health Sciences
Dates Wednesday, November 30, & Thursday, December 1, 2016 (whole days)
Venue Schloss Münchenwiler, 1797 Münchenwiler FR (near Murten)
Workshop Topic
«Philosophy and History of Science: How Health Sciences Produce Evidence» (1.0 ECTS)
Speakers Prof. Dr. Peter Messerli, Center for Development and Environment, University of Bern; Prof. Dr. Tony Lomax, Paul Scherrer Institute, Center for Proton Therapy, Villigen
Prize for Best Talk
Annette Weiss, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine: «When the cure causes harm—Hearing loss after childhood cancer»
Prize for Best Poster
Garyfallos Konstantinoudis, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine: «Spatial clustering of childhood leukaemia in Switzerland»
Presenting Authors
11 talks, 13 posters

2015

Organizer Graduate School for Health Sciences
Dates Wednesday & Thursday, December 2 & 3, 2015 (whole days)
Venue Schloss Münchenwiler, 1797 Münchenwiler FR (near Murten)
Workshop Topic
«Ethics in Health Research» (1.0 ECTS)
Speaker Prof. Peter Schröder-Bäck, Dept. of International Health, School for Public Health and Primary Care (caphri), Maastricht University, The Netherlands, & Faculty for Human and Health Sciences, University of Bremen, Germany: «Ethics in Health Research»
Prize for Best Talk
Luís Pedro Gomes do Carmo, DCR-VPH, Veterinary Public Health Institute, Vetsuisse Faculty Bern: «Quantification of antimicrobial use in Swiss pigs: Comparison with other Swiss livestock species and with Danish pigs»
Prize for Best Poster
Rebecca Paladini, Gerontechnology and Rehabilitation Group, ARTORG Center for Biomedical Engineering Research: «Impact of chronotypical variations in alertness on the spatial deployment of visual attention»
Presenting Authors
10 talks, 13 posters

2014

Organizer Graduate School for Health Sciences
Dates Wednesday & Thursday, November 26 & 27, 2014 (whole days)
Venue  Schloss Münchenwiler, 1797 Münchenwiler FR
Workshop Topic
«Philosophy and History of Science: How Health Sciences Produce Evidence» (1.0 ECTS)
Speaker
 Dr. Markus Christen, Centre for Ethics, University of Zurich: Focus on «Neuroethics»
Speaker  Prof. Axel Franzen, Institute of Sociology, University of Bern: Focus on «Sociology»
Speaker  Prof. Alfredo Morabia, Columbia University, New York NY, USA: Focus on «Epidemiology»
Prize for Best Talk
Simone Hopfner, Depts. of Neurology and Clinical Research, Inselspital, Bern University Hospital, and University of Bern: «Neglect disorder and its treatment. Could 2 be more than 1 + 1?»
Prize for Best Poster
Corinna Krause, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine: «Health literacy and healthy eating in the Swiss working population»
Presenting Authors
12 talks, 11 posters

2013

Organizer Graduate School for Health Sciences
Dates Thursday & Friday, November 28 & 29, 2013 (whole days)
Venue  Schloss Münchenwiler, 1797 Münchenwiler FR
Workshop Topic
«Ethics in Health Research» (1.0 ECTS)
Speaker
 Prof. Samia Hurst, Institute for Biomedical Ethics, University of Geneva: «Vulnerable persons in health care/in health research»
Speaker  Dr. Laura Cabrera, Institute for Biomedical Ethics (IBMB), University of Basel, & National Core for Neuroethics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver: «Neuroethics: the case of brain imaging»
Speaker  Prof. Dr. Roland Ammann, Department of Pediatrics, Bern University Hospital, Inselspital, & Member of the Cantonal Ethics Committee: «Submissions to KEK, Practical Aspects»
Prize for Best Talk
Noëmi Eggenberger, Depts. of Neurology and Clinical Research, Inselspital, Bern University Hospital, and University of Bern: «Aphasia and Gestures: Insights via Eye Movements»
Prize for Best Poster
Simone Hopfner, Depts. of Neurology and Clinical Research, Inselspital, Bern University Hospital, and University of Bern: «Severity of neglect may increase with motion&mdash:insights from a touchscreen-based cancellation task»
Presenting Authors
11 talks, 11 posters

2012

Organizer Graduate School for Health Sciences
Dates Thursday & Friday, November 29 & 30, 2012 (whole days)
Venue  Centre Loewenberg, Murten
Workshop Topic
«Philosophy of Science» (1.0 ECTS)
Speaker
 Dr. Adrian Wüthrich, Institute of Philosophy, University of Bern,
and History of Science, Technical University Berlin: «Physics»
Speakers  Prof. Dr. Alexandra M. Freund, Dept. of Psychology, Applied Psychology: Life-Management, University of Zurich, and Prof. Dr. Klaus Oberauer, Dept. of Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, University of Zurich: «Psychology»
Speaker Prof. Dr. Uyen Huynh-Do, MD, MME, Dept. of Nephrology & Hypertension, Inselspital, University of Bern Medical School: «Evidence-based Medicine»
Presenting Authors
22 talks

2011

Organizer Graduate School for Health Sciences
Dates Thursday & Friday, December 1 & 2, 2011 (whole days)
Venue  Hotel Appenberg, Zäziwil i. E.
Workshop Topic
«Ethics in Health Sciences» (1.0 ECTS)
Speaker
 Dr. Galina Savukova, Academic English Services, University of Bern: «Effective Presentations»
Speaker Dr. Effy Vayena, Institute of Biomedical Ethics, University of Zurich: «Ethics in Health Sciences»
Presenting Authors
22 talks

2010

Organizer Graduate School for Health Sciences
Dates Wednesday & Thursday, November 17 & 18, 2010 (whole days)
Venue  Hotel Appenberg, Zäziwil i. E.
Workshop Topic
«History and Philosophy of Science» (1.0 ECTS)
Speaker
 Dr. Raphael Scholl, Institute of Philosophy, University of Bern: «Part I: Classical Approaches in Philosophy of Science»; «Part II: Causal Inference»
Speaker  Daniel Burri, Coaching and Consultant: «How to manage my PhD», Part I
Presenting Authors
15 talks

2009

Organizer Graduate School for Health Sciences
Date  Wednesday, December 2, 2009 (whole day)
Venue  Haus der Universität, Schlösslistrasse 5, 3008 Bern
Workshop Topic
«Ethics in Health Sciences» (1.0 ECTS)
Speaker
 Dr. Effy Vayena, Institute of Biomedical Ethics, University of Zurich: «Ethical issues in research with human subjects»
Presenting Authors
8 talks