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New SWEAH course: Theories of ageing

The Swedish National Graduate School for Competitive Science on Ageing and Health (SWEAH) invites PhD students affiliated to SWEAH to apply for the course Theories of ageing, 3 ECTS.

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The course is included in the specific SWEAH curriculum, why priority is given to PhD students affiliated with SWEAH. Subject to availability, this course is also open for other PhD students within the field of ageing and health.

Distance course

The course will be held in English and implemented as a distance learning course using the online learning platform Moodle and one face-to-face workshop located in Lund.

Start March 1, 2022

The course starts online March 1, 2022 with individual as well as group assignments. The date of the face-to-face workshop is May 3-4. Along with SWEAH's excellent Professors Susanne Iwarsson and Boo Johansson, internationally renowned experts Professor Merril Silverstein, USA, and Dr Suresh Rattan, Denmark, will provide different perspectives on ageing theories; psychological, sociological, biological as well as multidisciplinary.

Examination June 2022

The workshop is followed by individual work until examination seminars in June 2022. The deadline for the final examination task is August 26, 2022 which marks and end of the course. 

The course is a specialization in theories of ageing, and of ageing and health. The participants are expected to assimilate a multidisciplinary approach in the application of theories. The course is based on the theories which participants have chosen for their thesis projects, and on different theories of ageing and of ageing and health.

Information and application

For more information, please contact Study Coordinator Charlotte Löfqvist 046-222 19 45 
or e-mail: charlotte [dot] lofqvist [at] med [dot] lu [dot] se

Apply before January 20, 2022

Applications are open from October 1 and the signed application should be sent as a pdf-file (by e-mail) to Stina Elfverson (stina [dot] elfverson [at] med [dot] lu [dot] se) no later than January 20, 2022.