Junior researchers within the SIA network started to work on a symposium abstract to the 27th Nordic Congress of Gerontology during our junior workshop in September 2023. The abstract was subsequently submitted, and we are now proud to announce that the symposium idea was accepted by the organization committee. The symposium is titled ”Social inequalities and ageing in a Nordic setting – from working life to residential care” and consists of five presentations given by Pernilla Alencar Siljehag (Aging Research Center, Karolinska institutet and Stockholm Gerontology Research Center, Sweden), Mari Heitto (Programme in Health Sciences, Tampere University, Finland), Laura PirhonenRead More..
Dear all SIA colleagues and friends, We have been reached by the sad news that Barbro Westerholm, 89, died a few days ago. May she rest in peace. Those who participated in the final conference of the SIA programme in September were extremely lucky to have Barbro as our final panel. She participated the whole day, glad to have a day off from the not-so-pleasant election campaign and instead focusing on an important aspect of ageing research. As always, she was full of energy and eager that we all should do our best to disseminate our research to the politicalRead More..
Johan Fritzell, PI for the large-scale project Social Inequality in Ageing (SIA), in an interview in connection with the project coming to an end. The article was published on 6 January 2023 on Nordforsk’s website, “Ageing population putting welfare state under pressure”. Link to the news: English: Ageing population putting welfare state under pressure Norwegian: Eldrebølgen setter velferdsstaten under pressRead More..