DE: Institut für Epidemiologie und Präventionsforschung
The Leibniz Institute for Prevention Research and Epidemiology, BIPS is located in Bremen, Germany. Currently 130 people (faculty and staff) are working at the institute. As an epidemiological research institute, our aim is to identify causes of health problems as well as to develop new concepts for disease prevention. Our research provides a basis for societal decisions. It informs the general population about health risks and contributes towards a healthy living environment. Our research areas are: Bioinformatics and Genetic Epidemiology; Cancer Epidemiology (‘The Bremen Cancer Registry’); Clinical Epidemiology; Environmental Epidemiology; Epidemiological Methods; Gender Studies; Health Reporting; Molecular Epidemiology; Occupational Epidemiology (e.g. lung cancer, carpal tunnel syndrome); Pharmacoepidemiology; and Prevention and Health Promotion.
Primary role in the project
BIPS role in the project will be to sit on the Quality Planning Group, which will be chaired by P4, CUNI. In performing this role, BIPS will be responsible for overseeing the development and implementation of activities designed to improve the integration of QA methods and systems across the EU. In addition, BIPS will participate in the networking and dissemination elements of the project (WP2 and WP7) and in WP3, the Education and Training Research element. In order to ensure this project is managed appropriately, BIPS will assign two key contact persons to the project, Drs. Claudia Pischke and Antje Hebestreit. These staff will be involved in delivery of the project and will maintain relationships with the other partners. BIPS will also establish effective systems for managing/delivering the project, including suitable project management and research skills.