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  • Alcohol consumption and alcohol-related injuries are increasing among the elderly

    [21 Feb 2019] Elderly people in Sweden drink more than before. At the same time, the number of alcohol-related injuries among the elderly is increasing, since sensitivity to alcohol and the risk of injuries and diseases rise with age. This is shown by a new report from bodies including the University of Gothenburg, which also establishes that there is no truth in the common conception that moderate alcohol consumption could be beneficial.

  • Scientific American Jan 11 2019: Drunk Witnesses Remember a Surprising Amount

    [12 Feb 2019] Interviewing an inebriated person at the scene may be more accurate than waiting until he or she is sober. This according to research findings from Malin Hildebrand Karlén, a senior psychology lecturer at Sweden¿s University of Gothenburg, and her colleagues.

  • Informal workplace cultures prevent fathers from taking parental leave

    [29 Jan 2019] Generous laws governing parental leave are not enough to bring about an equal and shared parenthood. One of the obstacles is that men take shorter leave so as not to cause problems for the colleagues covering for them, according to studies from the University of Gothenburg.

  • Post-doc: Sustainable transport and environmental psychology

    [23 Jan 2019] The Department of Psychology is currently looking for a postdoctoral researcher within the framework of Strategic Research Area Transport (SFO), which is a multidisciplinary collaboration between researchers at the University of Gothenburg and Area of Advance Transport at the Chalmers University of Technology. The overall goal is to contribute to knowledge about green, safe and efficient transport (both passenger and freight transport), and how to achieve an attractive society that takes responsibility for both people's lives and our nature. Psychology and especially environmental psychology has been a topic for a few years that, together with other social sciences, gives SFO Transport and the Area of Advance a unique and important profile.

  • Research grant for investigation concerning unaccompanied refugee children's experiences about inclusion

    [15 Jan 2019] Research grant for investigation concerning unaccompanied refugee children's experiences about inclusion connected to CCHS cluster Heritage and Wellbeing.

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