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AgeingResearch Programme

Website

http://www.program.forskningsradet.no/vfo/

Programme type

Subtheme on ageing

Programme status

Ongoing

Total number of funded projects

5

Summary of key aims

The key aim is to develop a broader and multidisciplinary research effort on a long-term basis. The main fields of research are:
Ageing and Society, including issues within policy for the elderly, consequences of an ageing population for society, changes in family patterns, labor market, elderly as consumers, and attitudes and images of ageing.
Medicine and health research focused on clinical and basic issues related to ageing, geriatrics and ageing psychiatrics
Health and caring services, including the economics of housing and organising models of services, general health economics, quality of services, recruitment of personnel and the balance between public and private care solutions.
Ageing, coping and quality of life, including differentiation and adaptation of social and cultural capital among the elderly, risk of marginalisation, welfare deficit and mental problems.

Management contact

Signe Bang
sba@forskningsradet.no
Special Adviser
Division for Science
P.b. 2700 St. Hanshaugen
N-0131
Oslo
Norway

Admin contact

The Research Council of Norway
sba@forskningsradet.no
The Research Council of Norway
P.b. 2700 St
Hanshaugen
N-0131
Oslo
Norway

Scientific contact

Signe Bang
sba@forskningsradet.no
Special Adviser
Division for Science
P.b. 2700 St. Hanshaugen
N-0131
Oslo
Norway

Funding contact

Signe Bang
sba@forskningsradet.no
Special Adviser
Division for Science
P.b. 2700 St. Hanshaugen
N-0131
Oslo
Norway

Is the project externally evaluated?

Yes

Who has evaluated, or will evaluate, the programme?

Not decided

What forms of international collaboration does the programme support?

  • ▪ Travel for foreign collaborators
  • ▪ National researchers abroad
  • ▪ Travel for national researchers

Interdisciplinary research is a strategic priority...

  • For the programme ✔
  • For the funding agency ✔
  • Nationally ✔