15 Sep 2022
Lena Dafgård is a new expert in SWEAH's pedagogical group
She has worked as a pedagogical developer at Mälardalen University (2011–2012), the University of Skövde (2013) and the University of Gothenburg (2013–2019). Since 2019, she has be...
7 Sep 2022
Register (before Sept 30) to SWEAH’s next course which starts Oct 31
The course is named "Societal Communication and Impact of Research on Ageing and Health".
14 Jun 2022
Congratulations to SWEAH alumna Giana Carli Lorenzini!
She has got a new position as Assistant Professor at the Department of Engineering Technology, at DTU, in Denmark.
13 Jun 2022
SWEAH had its own symposium at 26th Nordic Congress of Gerontology in Odense (26NKG)
The symposium was named: Ageing, technology and health in later life: Results from the interdisciplinary national graduate school in Sweden.
30 May 2022
Welcome to meet SWEAH at NKG in Odense 8-10 June!
SWEAH will be active and visible at the Nordic Congress of Gerontology and we look forward to meeting many of you there!
3 May 2022
Development of an Electronic Frailty Index for Hospitalized Older Adults in Sweden - new article
Jonathan Mak, a SWEAH-affiliated PhD student, recently had a paper about developing an electronic frailty index published. It can potentially be used for frailty screening in geria...
3 May 2022
Theories of ageing Workshop May 3-4, 2022
The workshop is part of the course Theories of ageing. Pre-recorded lectures on the topics have been available for course participants and they have watched them before the worksho...
26 Apr 2022
Hip fracture and depression - is there a connection? (article about Erika Olofsson, SWEAH PhD student and board member on Umeå University's website)
How are older people undergoing hip fracture affected in terms of pain, function, depression and the risk of increased mortality? Erika Olofsson, a PhD student at the Department of...
19 Apr 2022
The prize for promising researchers in gerontology 2022 is awarded to Ida Karlsson, SWEAH supervisor
Ida Karlsson's connection to the graduate school SWEAH is strong. She is the main supervisor of Peggy Ler, SWEAH doctoral student. She has also taken the postdoctoral course "From ...
5 Apr 2022
Susanne Iwarsson is awarded the Sohlberg Prize - the Nordic region's largest prize in aging research
The jury has unanimously agreed to award the Susanne Iwarsson Sohlberg Prize. To be eligible, the candidate must have built up a strong research group and initiated research of gre...
4 Apr 2022
New SWEAH dissertation on the involvement of professionals in research
Christine Etzerodt Laustsen's research focuses on the involvement of professionals in research in aging and health. It is about how researchers and professionals can benefit from e...
7 Mar 2022
New SWEAH research shows several health-promoting effects of preventive home visits
Anna Nivestam's research is about health-promoting aspects of preventive home visits to older people, from an individual and a societal perspective. With the help of register data ...
28 Feb 2022
Symposium: The social aging
SWEAH affiliated Hanna Mac Innes is one of the organizers of a symposium with Professor Merril Silverstein, Professor Kieran Walsh and Professor Sigurveig Sigurðardóttir, March 24 ...
28 Feb 2022
Trends in population health in an era of increasing longevity - new SWEAH dissertation
Five questions to Anna Meyer, who just had her thesis defence.
25 Feb 2022
How does socio-economic vulnerability influence housing and health dynamics among older adults in a Swedish context?
Half way review for SWEAH PhD student Agata Yadav.
16 Feb 2022
SWEAH alumna Louise Sundberg has got a new job at Stiftelsen Äldrecentrum
Congratulations to your new job Louise!
10 Feb 2022
Urgent need to develop sustainable housing policies for older people in their home environments
SWEAH PhD student Christina Heller just had her Mid-way review: "Simulation models as a tool to compare housing policies for a population aging in place".
27 Jan 2022
Adjustments needed for the elderly to work after retirement
Robin Jonsson's dissertation Retaining the Aging Workforce: Studies of the interplay between individual and organizational capability in the context of prolonged working lives" is ...
24 Jan 2022
New SWEAH dissertation shows no general negative effects of retirement on cognitive functioning
Linn Zulka´s study: "On Retirement and Cognitive Aging from a Life-Span Perspective" assessed whether retirement influences cognitive functioning and how inter- and intra-individua...
12 Jan 2022
SWEAH Milestone Conference - watch the films
SWEAH welcomed everyone who works with aging and health at the partner universities to participate in the conference. The conference gave the participants the opportunity to take p...