RanstIn December 2017 Marc van Ranst from the KU Leuven gave the first course of the specific HONOURs trainings. In two days the students were trained in press conferences, press releases, contact with journalists, and dos and don’ts during interviews. Especially the live interview practice and the tailor made examples on infectious diseases made the MEDIA TRAINING a success.

1st year HONOURs meeting in Kandersteg, Switzerland

       GoghFrom March 12th -14th, 2018 the first annual meeting of HONOURs will be in Kandersteg, Switzerland. It will be organized by the Eidgenössisches Departement des Inneren, the Institute of Virology and Immunology and it promises to be an interesting meeting where all HONOURs ESRs will give an overview of their projects.


Host switching pathogens, infectious outbreaks and zoonosis; a Marie Sklodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network.

This project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 721367.