At the research school on Successful Ageing, we develop theories on ageing and opportunities for the ageing, and explain them from a contemporary Nordic perspective.
Örebro University’s strategic initiative on Successful Ageing currently consists of two graduate research schools focusing on interdisciplinary collaboration between the university’s three faculties:
In the Successful ageing, graduate school research is being carried out on ageing and the opportunities offered by successful ageing. We are developing theories on Successful ageing and relating them to a contemporary Nordic perspective. The graduate school is international with 18 doctoral students from several different countries. The PhD students spend four years on their own research while part of the programme’s graduate school.
The Newbreed PhD programme is partly financed by the EU Horizon 2020 programme, Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions, Co-funding of Regional, National and International Programmes (MSCA COFUND). During 2018, 16 international doctoral students were hired from 14 different countries.
News about Successful ageing
Relations significant in aid efforts for older poor people
Owasim Akram’s research focuses on older extreme poor people in Bangladesh. During the spring he spent three months in Oxford as a visiting PhD student to work on his study on factors that influence the outcome of aid efforts for this group. The results...
Researches poverty and ageing – to Oxford in the spring
Owasim Akram combines a long background in poverty research with hands-on experience of helping people out of extreme poverty. The knowledge and skills gained from this work, he will bring with him to Oxford in the spring.
Örebro University once again high on list of world’s best universities
Örebro University is in place 405 when Times Higher Education ranks the world’s best universities – thanks to high quality research and a high degree of citations.
Research on healthy ageing attracting international doctoral students
They have arrived – all sixteen researchers in the doctoral programme Newbreed, Örebro University’s strategic initiative on ageing research.