2016

Karl Gauffin featured in a&n

CHESS researcher Karl Gauffin was recently featured in the a&n journal of the Swedish Council for Information on Alcohol and Other Drugs (Centralförbundet för alkohol- och narkotikaupplysning – CAN).

Forte approved 20.5 million SEK to research programmes at CHESS

Two research groups at CHESS have received programme grants in strategic research fields from the Swedish Research Council for Health, Working Life and Welfare (FORTE). In total 23 programmes will share 428 million SEK. The research programmes cover 3+3 years and approved grants cover the first 3 year period.

Vanda Aronsson has been awarded a prize for her thesis

Vanda Aronsson, our colleague and former master student, has been awarded the prize "Utmärkt arbetsmiljöuppsats" (excellent thesis about work environment) by AFA Försäkring and Prevent.

FORTE “Swedish Social Mobility studies” Network Meeting at CHESS

CHESS researchers organised and hosted a meeting for the Swedish Social Mobility Studies Network on the 31st August 2016.

CHESS welcomes new master students in public health

On August 29, a new group of master students started our two-year Master’s programme in “Population health: Societal and Individual Perspectives” (2016-2018). The students come from all over the world and their academic backgrounds range from psychology and health promotion to sociology and political science.

Ny rapport om barn till separerade föräldrar

Forskare vid CHESS har på uppdrag av Socialstyrelsen och i samarbete med Myndigheten för familjerätt och föräldraskapsstöd (MFoF) utfört en studie om barn till separerade föräldrar.

High prevalence of symptoms of disordered eating in young Australian women

Using data from the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women’s Health, CHESS researchers and collaborators from the University of Queensland investigated the social patterning of over-eating and symptoms of disordered eating in women aged 18-23 years.

Educational level is associated with breast-feeding initiation and duration

A study by CHESS researchers Natalie Holowko and Ilona Koupil et al. has found that women with higher education are more likely to breast-feed their child compared to women with lower education.

Depression in both expectant mothers and fathers increases the risk of premature birth

A Swedish national register study by CHESS researchers Can Liu, Anders Hjern, Viveca Östberg, Malin Bergström et al. have found that depression in both expectant parents is linked with an increased risk of premature birth.

Susanna Toivanen featured in Arbetsliv

Chess researcher Susanna Toivanen was recently featured in the newspaper Arbetsliv. Here she talks about on-going research about compassion, and how managers who feel self-compassion to themselves have better conditions to continue as a leader but also better health and well-being.

Contacts

Director
Mikael Rostila
+46 (0)8 16 44 16
mikael.rostila@chess.su.se

Deputy director
Jenny Eklund
+46 (0)8 674 79 70
jenny.eklund@chess.su.se

Adminstrative staff
Joachim Bjurfors (head of administration)
+46(0)8 674 73 99
joachim.bjurfors@chess.su.se

Reidar Österman (data manager)
+46 (0)8 674 79 68
rron@chess.su.se

Cathrin Wiksell (staff administrator)
+46 (0)8 674 75 73
cathrin.wiksell@chess.su.se

Linda Rämö (study administrator and study counsellor)
Phone: + 46 (0)8 674 7561
Mobile: + 46 (0)72 143 5922
linda.ramo@chess.su.se

Contact person for travel

Cathrin Wiksell (staff administrator)
+46 (0)8 674 75 73
cathrin.wiksell@chess.su.se