Browse Research and Funding Centres

You are browsing data that matches the following criteria. Click the cross in any box to remove that search criteria.
Funder/CentreNational Institute for the Study of Ageing and Later...
Hide ▴

National Institute for the Study of Ageing and Later Life (NISAL)

Show all funders/centres
  • Research Programmes

No related programmes were found.

  • Research Projects

No related projects were found.

Need some help?

If you find yourself getting a bit lost, try using one of the links below to get back to the beginning:

  • Go back to the start page
    You can search the whole database for specific search terms, choose a country or browse by category.
  • Perform an advanced search
    Useful when you know what you're looking for, and where the data might be stored.
  • Browse all Research Centres and Funders
    See a list of all centres from where you can view details and the programmes and projects that are associated with that centre/funder.
  • Browse all Research Programmes
    See a list of all the research programmes in the database. When you look at one you will automatically see which Research Funder/Centre it belongs too, and you can explore this programme's projects or see other programmes within the same funder/centre.
  • Browse all Researchers
    Individual researchers are not "attached" to any particular project or programme. If you want to narrow down the list you could choose a country on the start page and look at the list on the left of the page..
National Institute for the Study of Ageing and Later Life (NISAL)Research Funder/Centre

Type of institution

Research centre

Website

http://www.isv.liu.se/nisal?l=en

Description

The National Institute for the Study of Ageing and Later Life (NISAL) began its activities in 2000. NISAL is funded by the Swedish Council for Working Life and Social Research and Linköping University. Three faculties: the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, the Faculty of Health Sciences and the Institute of Technology are jointly responsible for the NISAL. The Institute is located at a campus in the city of Norrköping.

As is true for the whole university of Linköping, there is a strong interdisciplinary, cross-faculty approach to research and postgraduate education at the Institute. NISAL studies the interplay among the cultural, social, medical, health, and technical aspects of ageing in a changing society

Aims

A central task of NISAL is to analyse the role and participation of older people in society. Efforts are aimed towards bridging gaps and clarifying the relatedness among the various directions of research on ageing and later life.

Greater understanding of ageing and later life is important to researchers and society. In addition to basic research, NISAL aims to acquire and expand socially applicable knowledge.

Main research areas

Aspects of social services and care are studied as part of the living conditions of later life. Research is particularly extensive in fields that concern disability, terminal care, informal care, ethnicity and older immigrants, political identity, communication, body and identity, ageism, abuse, transitional phases, use of technology, and cross-cultural studies. The objective is for aspects of humanities/social sciences, health sciences, and technology to be integrated within the research.

The NISAL research programmes include:

1 Welfare, ageing and civil society
2 Elderly, technical progress and the use of technology
3 Communication in the life context of older people
4 Housing and institutional design

Contact

National Institute for the Study of Ageing and Lat

Address

Linköping University
Department for S
Sweden

Telephone

+46 11 103394

Related information