Research

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The University's researchers are active in debate and social development and are among the most cited in the Nordic countries according to research organisation Nordforsk.

Research at the Department of Public Health Sciences

The Department of Public Health Sciences conducts research within a range of areas, primarily in the fields of health inequality as well as gambling, narcotic, and alcohol misuse.

In January 2018 the research centers SoRAD and CHESS jointly formed the Department of Public Health Sciences.

Research News

  • 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)".

Contact

Head of Department
Mikael Rostila
+46 (0)8 16 44 16
mikael.rostila@su.se

Deputy Head of Department
Jenny Cisneros Örnberg
+46 (0)8 16 36 03
jenny.cisneros@su.se