Mette Sørensen is a senior scientist at the Department of Environment and Cancer at the Danish Cancer Society in Copenhagen, Denmark – an institute she has worked in since the awarding of her PhD in 2003. Sørensen leads a European Research Council starting grant project, “Health consequences of noise exposure from road traffic to establish (QUIET)”. For this, she studies the health effects of traffic noise on fertility, birth weight, cognitive performance, infections, cancer and cancer survival. Sørensen was awarded her PhD degree in health science from Copenhagen University in 2003. In 1998, she also received her master’s degree at Copenhagen University.
- Project: Health consequences of noise exposure from road traffic to establish (QUIET)
- Host Institution: Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
- Call details: Starting Grant (StG), SH2, ERC-2012-StG
- Project at the ERC: https://erc.europa.eu/health-consequences-noise-exposure-road-traffic