Name of Fellow

    Susanne Iwarsson



    Contact information of fellow



    Title of project/programme

    Graduate school: CASE Graduate School and a National Platform for Graduate Studies in Ageing Research

    Source of funding information

    Total sum awarded (Euro)

    € 326,442

    Start date of award


    Total duration of award in years


    The project/programme is most relevant to:

    Neurodegenerative disease in general


    Research Abstract

    Since 2008, the Centre for Ageing and Supportive Environments (CASE) at Lund University (LU) and the Aging Research Center (ARC) at Karolinska Institutet have collaborated to develop and coordinate research-level education on ageing. In addition to the establishment of CASE and ARC graduate schools, we will continue our joint effort to establish a National Platform for Graduate Studies on Ageing; an efficient and creative national cooperation among Swedish Higher Education Institutions that offer research-level courses on ageing. The CASE Graduate School has a well-established and well attended program, and a structured process for quality assurance and development managed by a part-time Study Director and a Working Committee. It has a clear organisation, concentrates on supervision, offers a systematic course program, and builds on collaborations among disciplines that involve three faculties. The teaching staff is highly competent for engagement in teaching and learning at research-level. We have strengthen

Types: Fellowships
Member States: Sweden
Diseases: Neurodegenerative disease in general
Years: 2016
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