07 March 2019

NCU meeting 26 February 2019

NCU Board meeting on 26 February 2019 in Copenhagen

At the meeting, inspirational presentations were given regarding:

  • Data ethics in relation to social media - pitfalls, awareness points and opportunities v /     Pernille Tranberg, DataEthics Consulting
  • Inequality in survival after cancer v / Susanne Dalton, senior researcher, chief physician, PhD, The Danish Cancer Society's Research Center


The NCU Board decided to:

  • launch two joint Nordic strategic projects on inequality and cancer and snus and new tobacco products (including smokeless tobacco, e-cigarettes and heated tobacco products) respectively. Calls for project applications will be published later
  • conduct a workshop on Inequality in cancer 4 September 2019 for representatives of the Nordic cancer associations and authors behind the Danish Cancer Society's White Paper on Inequality in Cancer
  • join Tobacco-Free Finance Pledge https://www.unepfi.org/psi/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/The-Tobacco-Free-Finance-Pledge.pdf , http://www.unepfi.org/psi/tobacco-free-finance-signatories/


NCU has set up a working group for exchange of experience regarding presenting results/outcome from research to the general public. The working group organizes a workshop before the summer holidays in order to exchange experiences and ideas.

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