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Prof. Dr. Daniela Fuhr

Prof. Dr. Daniela Fuhr joined BIPS in mid-July. Previously, she worked at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. At BIPS, she takes over as deputy head of the Department of Prevention and Evaluation. The focus of her work is on…

Scientists from Bremen and Namibia exchange ideas

Researchers from the University of Namibia, School of Public Health, visit the University of Bremen and BIPS. The background is an international project to strengthen the public health system in Namibia.

Visitors of the symposium

On Wednesday, experts exchanged views on the topic of family health at Bremen's Haus der Wissenschaft. The prevailing opinion: During the pandemic, the number of problems grew - but the crisis also offered the opportunity to test new help…

[Translate to Englisch:] Ausgedruckte Publikationen des BIPS

How can the relationship between digital intervention and physical activity be evaluated? What influence does the weather have on whether study participants show up? Which aspects are missing in physical therapist education? What topics…

[Translate to Englisch:] Artikel der New York Times über das BIPS

A lack of media attention to the work of BIPS really cannot be complained about in recent years. Nevertheless, a report by the New York Times remains something out of the ordinary. Especially when it draws attention to a rather small…

[Translate to Englisch:] Publikationen des BIPS

Data on dementia, safety of childhood vaccines, taxes on sugary drinks, and social media use among children and adolescents. These are selected recent BIPS studies.

 

One of the main goals of the Leibniz Postdoc Network is to raise the profile of postdocs working at the institutes of the Leibniz Association. While science & research during the pandemic have been in the spotlight like never before, we…

New research from the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) to help predict the risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD), especially heart attack and stroke, has been published in the European Heart Journal on Tuesday. That could help to reduce…

How can children be protected from unhealthy foods?

A media-using child in Germany sees an average of 15.48 commercials for unhealthy foods per day. Of these, 5.14 are on the Internet and 10.34 on TV. Simultaneously, the number of TV commercials per hour has increased by 29 percent.


Since 2016, the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Leibniz Institute for Prevention Research and Epidemiology - BIPS have been collaborating on obesity prevention. In February 2021, this successful collaboration was confirmed and BIPS…