New member of the Department of Sociology studies race, ethnicity, and immigrant inclusion

Author: Amber Beckley Dr. Andrea Voyer is a newly appointed associate professor (In Swedish: docent) at the Sociology Department. Her work focuses on processes of social inclusion and exclusion on the basis of immigration, race, and class. I sat down with Andrea to ask her about what brought her to SU and her research agenda. … Mer New member of the Department of Sociology studies race, ethnicity, and immigrant inclusion

New research project on segregation in Sweden

Author: Amber Beckley  Dr. Bo Malmberg, of the Department of Human Geography at Stockholm University, is the Principal Investigator of the research program “The Neighborhood Revisited: Spatial polarization and social cohesion in contemporary Sweden” which received 40.24 million kronor from Riksbankens Jubileumsfond (The Swedish Foundation for Humanities and Social Sciences). This is a 6-year research … Mer New research project on segregation in Sweden

How a controversial research project was revived – a new book on Project Metropolitan

n the winter of 1986 a major debate broke out on the sociological study Project Metropolitan. The study, which was started at the Sociology Department at Stockholm University in the early 1960s under the leadership of the late professor Carl-Gunnar Janson, followed more than 15,000 children born in Greater Stockholm. … Mer How a controversial research project was revived – a new book on Project Metropolitan

New research project on women’s employment and household inequality

Dr. Rense Nieuwenhuis at the Swedish Institute for Social Research (SOFI) was recently awarded a FORTE research grant for his four-year project “In it together? Supporting women’s employment to reduce economic inequality among all households”. The project investigates gender equality in the labor market and inequality between households. … Mer New research project on women’s employment and household inequality

Why do some stroke patients live longer than others?

The Stockholm University Demography Unit, SUDA, at the Department of Sociology recently invited Anna Meyer to give a talk on her award-winning master’s thesis, “Having children is associated with a longer survival after ischemic stroke. A population-based cohort study of 62,580 Swedes over the age of 65.” … Mer Why do some stroke patients live longer than others?