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Public health and health care science

Public health science has an interdisciplinary environment where researchers from all over the world do research to contribute to an equal and sustainable improvement in global health and welfare. Health science includes research in scientific disciplines such as occupational therapy, physiotherapy, geriatrics, sports medicine, nursing, radiography, rehabilitation medicine, forensic medicine and sexual and reproductive health.

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Public health

Public health is an interdisciplinary discipline that studies human health and well-being related to the envir...

Health care science

Health science is a term for science concerned with health - how it can be promoted, experienced, maintained o...

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Jian-Feng Mao and Cemal Erdem sit across from each other at a white table and discuss.
Cemal Erdem and Elin Chorell seek collaborators at a Lunch Pitch

The pitches covered cancer and disease modeling and the role of sphingolipids in metabolic diseases.

An audience of seated researchers listen intently to a research pitch while eating their lunches
IceLab opens the 2024 Lunch Pitches

IceLab opens its Lunch Pitch season with pitches related to aging from Verena Kohler and Mattias Forsell

Healthy millions from the Swedish Research Council for research at Umeå University

Umeå University is well ahead in autumn's allocation in the medical field from the Swedish Research Council.

Research infrastructures

EPIC - The European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition
EPIC was designed to study associations between diet, nutrition, lifestyle, environment, and disease.
Kostdatabas i norra Sverige (NSDD)
NSDD contains refined dietary data based on food frequency questionnaries from Norrbotten and Västerbotten.
Biobank and database for children and young adults in Västerbotten.
Personalised screening, risk prediction, and understanding disease trajectories for early detection of disease - An integrated cohort approach.
A cross-faculty research environment on eHealth.