Handelshögskolan vid Örebro universitet

Ageing research 2019 – what’s new?

17 oktober 2019 10:00 – 16:00 Bion, Forumhuset

En äldre man på promenad i parken.

Doctoral students with a focus on successful ageing present their latest research. They are all part of Örebro University’s strategic initiative on Successful Ageing that consists of two graduate research schools focusing on interdisciplinary collaboration between the university’s three faculties.

The conference is open for all and free of charge. Please register at This is an email address


9.30 Coffee and registration

10.00 Welcome address
Prof. Kerstin Nilsson, Dean of the Faculty of Medicine and Health
Prof. Eleonor Kristoffersson, Director of Studies for the research schools Successful Ageing and Newbreed

10.15 Gut symptoms in the elderly Associate prof. Ida Schoulz
Associate prof. Ida Schoulz

10.35 Social insurance, pension and part time work for older persons
Associate prof. Daniela Andrén

10.55 Break

Doctoral students’ presentations

11.00  Ageing in Extreme Poverty: A Qualitative Enquiry from Bangladesh
Owasim Akram

11.15 Older adults with dual sensory loss (DSL): Estimated prevalence, daily living and rehabilitation
Elin Lundin

11.30 Taking older person’s participation in the transition process into long term care institutions seriously
Charles Kiiza Wamara

11.45 Links Between Adiposity and Pro- and Anti-Inflammatory Biomarkers are not Attenuated by Cardiorespiratory Fitness in Older Physically Active Women
Oscar Bergens

12.00 Lunch

13.00 The Dignity Care Intervention in a Swedish context
Annica Söderman

13.15 Can we trust the Swedish National Patient Register
Sarita Shresta

13.30 The effect of past and present physical activity on physical function in older women: do physical activity guidelines matter?
Jort Veen

13.45 Meta-inflammation and ageing
Konstantinos Papaioannou

14.00 Question and discussion

14.15 Coffee and poster session

14.45 The Newbreed doctoral students present their research, poster presentations 5-7 min each

Feelings of unsafety and fear of crime in advanced age
Nadezhda Golovchanova

Towards Habit Recognition in Smart Homes for People with Dementia
Gibson Chimamiva

Chronic pain processing - Does ageing have an influence?
Christiana Owiredua

Older offenders: An analysis of their most common mental and physical health problems
Carmen Solares Canal

Behavior-based principles for the design of assistive technologies
Vasiliki Kondyli

Implications of ageing in the design of cognitive interaction systems
Lucas Morillo-Mendez

Prevalence of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in older adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Maja Dobrosavljevic

Lifelong learning for older adults: Between wellbeing and social change
Hany Hachem

Growing Older in Foreign Lands: The Experiences of Older Migrant Women in Sweden
Merve Tuncer

Towards development of Internet of things based solutions to improve older adult’s quality of life
Gomathi Thangavel

The Perspectives of Older People on Successful Aging: A Mixed-Methods Systematic Review
Andrea Badache

Questions and discussion (if there is time)

16.00 Closing of the conference

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