27 Jan 2023
Introduction meeting for newly affiliated PhD students
A group of 16 new SWEAH affiliates met for the first time in Lund January 26.
13 Dec 2022
SWEAH alumnus Wenqian Xu receives large international postdoc grant from Swedish Research Council
Childlessness is a growing phenomenon in many countries, especially in China. Wenqian Xu will the next three years work with evidence-building, capacity-building and public-engagem...
7 Dec 2022
Large group of new PhD students join SWEAH in 2023
SWEAH's board decided at its last meeting to offer 20 PhD students affiliation. Meet Mariam Kirvalidze - one of the new students.
25 Nov 2022
SWEAH alumna Maya Kylén receives large FORMAS grant
The project is called "Rehabilitation at home – development of a sustainable model, placing person's needs and environmental resources at heart (InHome)" and will be carried out in...
8 Nov 2022
Congratulations to SWEAH PhD Owasim Akram for recieving both funding and a Postdoctoral Grant!
Owasim Akram has been awarded a funding of SEK 873 803 by the Expert Group of Aid Studies/Expertgruppen för biståndsanalys (EBA). It has been proposed in partnership with Örebro Un...
7 Nov 2022
Cecilia Petterson is SWEAH's new study coordinator
The study coordinator is part of the graduate school's management team and convenes the graduate school's pedagogical working group.
1 Nov 2022
"It has been very enriching to work with this interdisciplinary and international group of students and researchers"
Charlotte Löfqvist is now retiring. She has been study coordinator for SWEAH for four years and previously also responsible for CASE's research school. Charlotte has been very invo...
27 Oct 2022
New article: Crime, disorder, and territorial stigmatization: Older adults living in deprived neighborhoods
Most residents had positive things to say about their homes and neighborhoods, even if criminal acts such as shootings, drug dealing, arson, burglary, and knife attacks were part o...
4 Oct 2022
New light on factors explaining older people´s emergency care use
The title of Mahwish Naseer´s thesis is "Why do older adults seek emergency care? Impact of contextual factors, care, health, and social relations". One important finding is that o...
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...