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Welcome to the MSE students (Cohort 19)

The new MSE cohort 19 started the winter semester in mid-October. Welcome to the IMBEI.  
 (N.B. some students are missing in the picture)

Interviewing process - completed

The selection interviews for the consecutive and postgraduate candidates are complete.

Publication awards 2023 for MSE graduates

Benedikt Brach, graduate of the MSE degree programme (MSE-15), received the publication prize of the Mainz Association for the Promotion of Epidemiology, Biometry, Informatics, Documentation and Cancer Registries (VEBIK) for scientific publications by students on 12 September 2023.  He was honoured for his work on the effects of the closure of the Theodor Heuss Bridge in Mainz on local air quality.  

At the beginning of 2020, the Theodor Heuss Bridge between the cities of Mainz and Wiesbaden was closed to traffic for maintenance work. As part of a collaboration between the IMBEI and the Max Planck Institute for Chemistry, the effects on local air pollution were investigated. To this end, pollutant and weather data was collected at the bridge during and around the closure period and compared with data from measuring stations in the surrounding urban area (Impact of the temporary closure of a major bridge on local air quality in two large German cities: an accountability study. Air quality, atmosphere and health 15, 1477-1487, 2022 DOI: doi.org/10.1007/s11869-022-01190-3

The work of Philipp Heumann, graduate of the MSE degree programme (MSE-16), (Comparing symptom reporting by prostate cancer patients and healthcare professionals in the international multicentre REQUITE study. Radiotherapy and Oncology 178, 2023. DOI: doi.org/10.1016/j.radonc.2022.11.015) and Laura Pfrommer, graduate of the MSE programme (MSE-16), (Self-Reported Reactogenicity After Different COVID-19 Vaccination Regimens. Deutsches Ärzteblatt International 2022; 119: 727-34; https://doi.org/10.3238/arztebl.m2022.0298). Philip Heumann and Laura Pfrommer received a free VEBIK membership for 1 year.


Photo: VEBIK 

From left to right: MSc. Kathy Taylor, Dr Emilio Gianicolo, MSc. Benedikt Brach, Dr Michael Eichinger, Prof Susanne Singer

PhD programme "Epidemiology and Clinical Research" (University of Essen, Prof. Stang)

Are you interested in epidemiological and clinical studies? Then you have the chance to apply for the Essen PHD programme "Epidemiology and Clinical Research" (Pdf-file, 933,5 KB) until 30 November 2023. Within a three-year programme, you will learn about epidemiology, medical statistics and data analysis with the SAS programme. Teaching takes place in block modules twice a semester for five days each. In total, the accompanying programme comprises 300 teaching units of 45 minutes each. To find out whether you are eligible for the PHD programme and what the application requirements are, visit the following website: https://imibe.uk-essen.de/phd/

"Science goes media award" for MSE students and teachers

The project "Epi...Was?" received the "Science goes Media Award" of the University Medicine Mainz on 14.9.2022, endowed with 2,500 euros. This prize is awarded to work that is dedicated to science communication.

from left to right: Kai Günther, Ida Scholz, Prof. Dr. Susanne Singer, Juliane Haase, Yanita Simeonova, Katrin Kopp, Julia Popow, Oliver Bayer

Projet funding: VEBIK 

Financial Support for a Refugee interested in studying Epidemiology in Mainz

The "Mainzer Verein zur Förderung der Epidemiologie, Biometrie, Informatik, Dokumentation und der Krebsregister e.V. (VEBIK)" and the Master of Science in Epidemiology (MSE) Programme at the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz are offering support to a refugee starting the MSE programme in fall 2023. More information here (Pdf-file, 86,1 KB).

Interview on the discipline of epidemiology- DIE ZEIT 10.02.2022

On 10.02.2022, the subject of epidemiology was presented in DIE ZEIT under the heading "What's it all about? Our former MSE student Philipp Heumann and Prof. Singer (head of the programme) were interviewed. You can find the article here- [Please click (Pdf-file, 655,9 KB)].

(Pdf-file, 655,9 KB)

Excellent teaching in the Master's programme - Professor Singer receives DGEpi teaching award

Prof. Dr. Susanne Singer received the teaching award of the German Society for Epidemiology (DGEpi) in September 2021 for her teaching in the international Master of Science in Epidemiology programme. The prize is awarded exclusively on the recommendation of students.