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Research news

  • Professor Jukka Törrönen, Department of Public Health Sciences. Photo: Niklas Björling/Stockholm University Forte finances research on substance use and mental health problems among young people 2020-10-05 Jukka Törrönen, Professor at the Department of Public Health Sciences, has been awarded a research grant by Forte, financing the three-year research project "Youth, health and risk-taking: exploring how declining substance use and increasing mental health problems among young people are related to their everyday life concerns and practices".
  • Tove Sohlberg, Researcher at Stockholm University. Photo: J Storbjörk/Stockholm University Recovered, in treatment, or dead? 2020-10-02 Tove Sohlberg receives SEK 4.34 million from The Swedish Research Council for Health, Working Life and Welfare (Forte) for the project "Recovered, in treatment, or dead? A 20-year follow-up of women and men in Swedish substance use treatment".
  • Ylva Brännström Almquist. Photo: Marie Eriksson Drivers of inequalities among families involved with child welfare services 2020-10-02 Ylva B Almquist, Associate professor (Docent) at the Department of Public Health Sciences, has received SEK 4 7000 000 from The Swedish Research Council for Health, Working Life and Welfare (Forte) for the project "Drivers of inequalities among families involved with child welfare services". The three-year research project is a collaboration between the Department of Public Health Sciences and the Department of Social Work at Stockholm University, together with Stanford University, USA, and University of Liverpool, Great Britain.
  • Effective schools in a segregated landscape 2020-04-29 Maria Granvik Saminathen defends her thesis "Effective schools in a segregated landscape. Studies of academic achievement and psychological well-being among adolescents in Sweden" on May 7th.
  • Mikael Rostila, Photo: N Björling/Stockholm University Is Sweden taking a huge risk? 2020-04-03 The Swedish less strict approach to the COVID-19 pandemic creates strong reactions around the world. Mikael Rostila, Head of the Department of Public Health Sciences, assesses the situation and refers to some interpretations on why the Swedish approach may be efficient – at least in Sweden.
  • Emelie Thern, Researcher at the Department of Public Health Sciences. Photo: Jimmie Hjärtström, CAN Emelie Thern receives postdoc grant from Forte 2019-12-20 Forte has granted Emelie Thern a two year postdoc grant, for the project "The long-term health and social consequences of exposure to precarious employment at a young age".
  • Ylva Brännström Almquist. Photo: Marie Eriksson Ylva B Almquist receives SEK 4.2 million from the Swedish Research Council 2019-11-08 Ylva B Almquist, Associate professor at the Department of Public Health Sciences, has received SEK 4 2000 000 from the Swedish Research Council (Vetenskapsrådet) for the project "Grandchildren of misfortune: The role of resilience for multigenerational patterns of inequality".
  • Andrea Dunlavy, researcher at the Department of Public Health Sciences. Photo: Niklas Björling/Stockholm University Andrea Dunlavy receives postdoc grant from Forte 2019-10-10 Forte has granted Andrea Dunlavy a two year postdoc grant, for the project "Health and integration in refugee children: Examining the role of migrant density in schools".
  • Ylva Brännström Almquist. Photo: Marie Eriksson Forte awareded a three-year research grant to Ylva B Almquist 2019-10-09 Associate Professor Ylva B Almquist, researcher at the Centre for Health Equity Studies within the Department of Public Health Sciences, has been awarded a research grant by Forte, financing the three-year research project "Pathways to health among individuals with experience of childhood adversity: A risk and resilience framework (RISE)".
  • Public Health Sciences' doctoral students accepted at Max Planck 2019-09-10 Three doctoral students at the Department of Public Health Sciences have been accepted to the International Max Planck Research School for Population, Health and Data Science.
  • Everybody knows? Conversational coproduction in communication of addiction expertise 2019-05-22 Katarina Winter defends her thesis "Everybody knows? Conversational coproduction in communication of addiction expertise" on Friday, June 14th 2019.
  • Rhythm of the job stress blues 2019-05-22 Julia Åhlin defends her thesis "Rhythm of the job stress blues: Psychosocial working conditions and depression in working life and across retirement" on Friday, June 14th 2019.
  • Denny Vågerö, Department of Public Health Sciences. Photo: E Dalin ”Could grandpa’s early diet affect your health?" 2019-04-16 The Scientist reviews a study from the Department of Public Health Sciences and interviews its lead author, Denny Vågerö.
  • Photo: Mostphotos Restrictive migration policies contribute to poor migrant health in high-income countries 2019-04-11 Restrictive entry and integration policies have adverse effects on the health of migrants in high-income countries, according to the most comprehensive assessment to date, published in The Lancet Global Health.
  • Denny Vågerö, Department of Public Health Sciences. Photo: E Dalin Paternal grandfather's high access to food may indicate higher mortality risk in grandsons 2018-12-14 A paternal grandfather's access to food during his childhood is associated with mortality risk, especially cancer mortality, in his grandson, shows a large three-generational study from Stockholm University. The reason might be epigenetic - that environmental exposures in one generation may influence health outcomes in following generations.
  • Sol Pía Juarez receives SEK 5.6 million from the Swedish Research Council 2018-11-15 Sol Pía Juarez, Associate professor (Docent) at the Department of Public Health, has received SEK 5 604 000 from the Swedish Research Council (Vetenskapsrådet) for the project "The unintended consequences of Swedish parental leave policy: A health equity perspective". Project duration: 2019-2022
  • You trust in other people may prolong your life. Photo: Crazymedia/Mostphotos Trusting others prolongs your life 2018-10-25 Do you trust other people? It may prolong your life. According to a new study do people who trust others live longer. Those who do not increase their risk for a shortened life.
  • Ilona Koupil, Professor at the Department of Public Health Sciences Research on women's health is funded by Forte 2018-10-19 New project funding from Forte to Professor Ilona Koupil, Department of Public Health Sciences, for the new research project "Developmental origins of women's health".
  • Bok Students' grades are related to the teachers' work environment 2018-07-03 A study about school contextual features and school performance in Stockholm middle schools found that teachers’ ratings of school leadership, teacher cooperation and school ethos differ between schools with different student composition profiles.
  • BMI Project Meeting in South Africa 2018-02-15 On the 31st of January and 1st of February Ilona Koupil and Amy Heshmati attended the BMI Project Meeting at the School of Public Health, University of the Western Cape in South Africa.

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