Public health and welfare research

How do societal conditions affect people's health, and how do they facilitate good living conditions and living habits, community, life skills and participation?

The research examines, among other things, the effect of various health-promoting measures in the health and welfare services. The aim is also to develop knowledge about the importance and use of physical activity, social support and other resources in public health work, with a special focus on health promotion and prevention.

Thematic research area

  • Health promotion and prevention
  • Global public health
  • Migration - Culture
  • Welfare research
  • Social inequality and exclusion

Research groups