Research at the School of Health and Welfare
The research at the School of Health and Welfare is multidisciplinary and conducted together with trade and industry, sports associations, regions and municipalities. The goal of the research is to create value and contribute to a good life in an equal and sustainable society.
The research questions are relevant to businesses and society and are related to several of the UN Agenda 2030 sustainability goals. By conducting research together with concerned target groups, the possibility of it becoming useful and making a difference increases – both for those who are immediately affected and for society in general. The research is centred on the University’s two focus areas Health Innovation and Smart Cities and Communities.
The School’s researchers are part of the following research programmes
LeaDS – Learning in a Digitalised Society
The researchers at the School represent many different subjects, and together they conduct multidisciplinary research where questioning, usefulness and innovation contribute to breadth and method development across subject boundaries.
The research is conducted in projects that are centered to the University's two focus areas:
Doctoral education in Health and Lifestyle
In this field, research is conducted from a multidisciplinary perspective on the factors that affect and are affected by health and illness, both on the individual and community levels.
Master's Programme (60 credits) in Nordic Welfare