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Popular science afternoon (language: Swedish)

April 20, 2023, 1:15 p.m. - 4:30 p.m., LUX auditorium (or online)

Topic: Do people in general want to be involved in research?

13.15 Registration opens

13.45 The popular science afternoon of the conference starts
Susanne Iwarsson, coordinator UserAge, Stig Ålund, chair of the UserAge User Board, and moderator Marianne Rundström, journalist start the afternoon 

13.55 Opening speech
Kristina Eneroth, Pro vice-chancellor for cooperation, Lund University

14.00 Introductory speech
Frida Nobel, medical adviser to the National Board of Health and Welfare and member of UserAge external advisory committee

14.05 Presentation putting UserAge in context

Susanne Iwarsson, coordinator UserAge, Stig Ålund, chair of the UserAge User Board

14.15 Presentation of doctoral projects from UserAge

Introduction by Professor Albert Westergren, Kristianstad University

  • Joakim Frögren, Lund University: On user involvement in research on ageing and health
  • Roar Hermansen Østby, University of Gothenburg: Let the frail older people take a fair responsibility
  • Camilla Malm, Linneaus University: Involvement of carers in health and social science research
  • Christine Etzerodt Laustsen, Kristianstad University: Involving professionals in research – In the field of ageing and health

14.50 BREAK with poster presentations, demonstrations and exhibition 

15.10 Conversation about four doctoral projects
A conversation with Christine Etzerodt Laustsen, Camilla Malm, Joakim Frögren, Roar Hermansen Østby and Albert Westergren about the doctoral projects and questions from the audience

15.35 Presentation of results from a survey on attitudes to user involvement 
Oskar Jonsson and Maya Kylén, researchers within UserAge

16.55 Conversation about UserAge
A conversation between researchers and representatives from the UserAge User Board and questions from the audience

16.20 Summary of the popular science afternoon
Susanne Iwarsson, coordinator UserAge, rounds off the afternoon together with Stig Ålund, chairman of the UserAge User Board

16.30 The conference ends

The program is continuously updated.
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