Research Grants - The Welfare research group

2024

PROJECT: Does IBIC contribute to better practice? A study of care managers’ reasoning and actual documentation within eldercare
FUNDER & AMOUNT: The Kamprad Family Foundation for Entrepreneurship, Research & Charity, 3, 500, 000 SEK
PRIMARY INVESTIGATOR: Prof. Sandra Torres (Department of Sociology, Uppsala University)

2023 

PROJECT: Military chaplaincy/military spiritual care in the Swedish Armed Forces. 
FUNDER & AMOUNT: Swedish Armed Forces 2 800 000 SEK
PRIMARY INVESTIGATOR: Jan Grimell

PROJECT: Digital emotional work in care for older people
FUNDER & AMOUNT: AFA Insurance 4 253 000 SEK
PRIMARY INVESTIGATOR: Marcus Persson
CO-APPLICANTS: Elin Thunman, Clara Iversen and David Redmalm 

PROJECT: Meaningful conversations in the sunset years: Developing suicide preventive communication tools for productive
responses to older helpline callers
FUNDER & AMOUNT: Swedish Research Council for Health, Working Life and Welfare (FORTE) 4 950 000 SEK
PRIMARY INVESTIGATOR: Clara Iversen
CO-APPLICANTS: Marie Flinkfeldt 

2022 

PROJECT: The labor market and educational effects of gender transitioning in Sweden
FUNDER & AMOUNT: Swedish Research Council (VR) 4 535 000 SEK
PRIMARY INVESTIGATOR: Emma von Essen
CO-APPLICANTS: Lucas Tilley, Ylva Moberg and Ian Burn 

PROJECT: Advancing the understanding of a Veteran mental health Limbo through identity, existential concern, and moral injury concepts
FUNDER & AMOUNT: Swedish Armed Forces’ Veterans Center 2 306 990 SEK
PRIMARY INVESTIGATOR: Jan Grimell

2021 

PROJECT: Exclusion from civic engagement of a diverse older population: Determinants, experiences, and policy implications (CIVEX)
FUNDER & AMOUNT: Swedish Research Council for Health, Working Life and Welfare (FORTE) in collaboration with JPI MYBL: Equality and Wellbeing across Generations, 2 956 783 SEK
PRIMARY INVESTIGATOR: Sandra Torres (leads the Swedish team and WP3 of the five-country project)
CO-INVESTIGATOR: Pernilla Ågård (original CO-APPLICANT: Marie Sépulchre)

PROJECT: Individens behov i centrum (IBIC) en metod och modell för att administrera och utföra insatser inom socialtjänsten – ett kritiskt perspektiv
FUNDER & AMOUNT: Swedish Research Council for Health, Working Life and Welfare (FORTE) 3 600 000 SEK
PRIMARY INVESTIGATOR: Kristina Engwall
CO-APPLICANTS: Gunnel Andersson (Stockholms universitet)

PROJECT: Digitala Dagliga Verksamheter. Det digitala språnget och dess effekt på individer med IF:s rätt till inkludering och delaktighet i skuggan av covid-19
FUNDER & AMOUNT: Swedish Research Council for Health, Working Life and Welfare (FORTE) 4 095 000 SEK
PRIMARY INVESTIGATOR: Kristina Engwall
CO-APPLICANTS: Richard Gäddman Johansson (Mälardalens universitet)

2020

PROJECT: Digital daglig verksamhet
FUNDER & AMOUNT: VFS-medel (Verifiering för samverkan) från Uppsala universitet 250 000 SEK
PRIMARY INVESTIGATOR: Kristina Engwall
PROJECT: Döden på Vipeholm. En undersökning om vården av "osnygga obildbara sinnesslöa" och möjlig medveten dödssvält                     
FUNDER & AMOUNT: Vetenskapsrådet 5 088 000 SEK
PRIMARY INVESTIGATOR: Elin Bommenel LU
CO-APPLICANTS: Malin Appelquist, Kristina Engwall, Anna Tunlid. 

2019

PROJECT: Material relationships in action: the social psychology of social robots in dementia care
FUNDER & AMOUNT: Vetenskapsrådet 3 450 000 sek
PRIMARY INVESTIGATOR: Marcus Persson, LiU
CO-APPLICANTS: Clara Iversen, David Redmalm
 
PROJECT: Work environment within robotized dementia care
FUNDER & AMOUNT: AFA, 3 700 000 sek
PRIMARY INVESTIGATOR: Marcus Persson, LiU
CO-APPLICANTS: Clara Iversen, David Redmalm

2017

PROJECT: Sexual and Gender-based Violence in the Refugee Crisis: Vulnerabilities, Inequalities and Responses.
FUNDER & AMOUNT: Europe and Global Challenges 4th call, Riksbankjubileum, Volkswagen, Wellcome. Of the total 885,000 Euros circa 113,688 to Dept. of Sociology of Uppsala University (Prof. Hannah Bradby).
PRIMARY INVESTIGATOR: Prof. Jenny Phillimore (University of Birmingham).
CO-APPLICANTS: colleagues from the Universities of Birmingham, Melbourne & Bilkent. 

PROJECT: The Muslim mainstream: Co-Producers of Swedish Secularity
FUNDER & AMOUNT: Riksbankens jubileumsfond, 6 615 000 SEK, circa 1 626 180 SEK to Dr. Erika Willander (Dept. of Sociology of Uppsala University)
PRIMARY INVESTIGATOR: Prof. David Thurfjell (Södertörn University) 
CO-APPLICANTS: Dr. Ann af Burén (Södertörn University) and Dr. Erika Willander (Dept. of Sociology of Uppsala University)

PROJECT: Antibiotic usage and reduction strategies in diverse populations of healthcare users and healthcare professionals.
FUNDER & AMOUNT: Antibiotic Resistance Centre, Uppsala University, doctoral funding, 2017-2020, 1.5 million SEK.
PRIMARY INVESTIGATOR: Prof. Hannah Bradby (Dept. of Sociology, Uppsala University)
CO-APPLICANTS: Prof. Sandra Torres & Prof. Ilkka Henrik Mäkinen (Dept. of Sociology, Uppsala University).

PROJECT: Understanding racism in healthcare: Developing and implementing anti-racist strategies through shared knowledge production and evaluation.
FUNDER & AMOUNT: Vetenskapsrådet, 5.2 million SEK .
PRIMARY INVESTIGATOR: Prof. Hannah Bradby.
CO-APPLICANTS: Prof. Beth Ahlberg (Dept. of Sociology, Uppsala University) and Dr. Suruchi Thapar-Björkert (Dept. of Government, Uppsala University).

PROJECT: Equal terms? Manifestations of inequality in parents’ contacts with the Social Insurance Agency about parental leave.
FUNDER & AMOUNT: Swedish Research Council for Health, Working Life and Welfare (Forte), 3,430,000 SEK .
PRIMARY INVESTIGATOR: Dr. Marie Flinkfeldt (Dept. of Sociology, Uppsala University).

PROJECT: Making sense of suicide: communicative suicide prevention based on help-seekers’ and volunteers’ meaning making on a suicide helpline.
FUNDER & AMOUNT: Swedish Research Council for Health, Working Life and Welfare (Forte), 3,720,000 SEK.
PRIMARY INVESTIGATOR: Dr. Clara Iversen (Dept. of Sociology, Uppsala University).

PROJECT: Feasibility of a structured method for risk and protection assessment of children exposed to IPV in social services. 
FUNDER & AMOUNT: Swedish Research Council for Health, Working Life and Welfare (Forte), Of the total 3,030,000 SEK, circa 280 000 to Dept. of Sociology, Uppsala University (Dr. Clara Iversen).
PRIMARY INVESTIGATOR: Dr. Ulf Axberg.

PROJECT: The Muslim Majority
FUNDER & AMOUNT: Swedish Research Council (VR), 3 452 517 SEK, circa 1 555 220 SEK to Dr. Erika Willander (Dept. of Sociology of Uppsala University)
PRIMARY INVESTIGATOR: Prof. David Thurfjell (Södertörn University) 
CO-APPLICANTS: Dr. Ann af Burén (Södertörn University) and Dr. Erika Willander (Dept. of Sociology of Uppsala University)

PROJECT: Barns liv i familj och skola då en förälder har problem med missbruk, bokprojekt 2017-2019 (Children’s situation in families and school swhen a parent has addiction problems; book writing project). 
FUNDER & AMOUNT: The Public Health Authority in Sweden (Folkhälsomyndigheten). 1 054 000 SEK.
PRIMARY INVESTIGATOR: Dr. Karin Alexanderson & Prof. Elisabet Näsman (Dept. of Sociology, Uppsala University).

PROJECT: SKOL-BIM; Barn i missbruk i skolan. 2015-2017 (Children’s situation in schools when a parent has addiction problems). 
FUNDER & AMOUNT: The Public Health Authority in Sweden (Folkhälsomyndigheten). 2 080 000 SEK.
PRIMARY INVESTIGATOR: Dr. Karin Alexanderson (Dept. of Sociology, Uppsala University).
CO-APPLIANTS: Prof. Elisabet Näsman (Dept. of Sociology, Uppsala University) & Region Uppsala FOU.

2016

PROJECT: Strengthen Community Based Care to minimize health inequalities and improve the integration of vulnerable migrants and refugees into local communities: Mig-HealthCare.
FUNDER & AMOUNT: European Commission Consumers, Health, Agriculture and Food Executive Agency Health Programme. Of the total 872,602.67 EUR, 68,218 EUR to Dept. of Sociology of Uppsala University (Prof. Hannah Bradby).
PRIMARY INVESTIGATOR: Prolepsis Institute, Maroussi, Greece. 
CO-APPLICANTS: a consortium of NGOs and academic departments.

PROJECT: SKOL-BIM; Barn i missbruk i skolan. 2015-2017 (Children’s situation in schools when a parent has addiction problems). 
FUNDER & AMOUNT: The Public Health Authority in Sweden (Folkhälsomyndigheten). 2 020 000 SEK.
PRIMARY INVESTIGATOR: Dr. Karin Alexanderson (Dept. of Sociology, Uppsala University)
CO-APPLIANTS: Prof. Elisabet Näsman (Dept. of Sociology, Uppsala University) & Region Uppsala FOU.

2015 

PROJECT: Why is ‘health’ so low in the priorities of care leavers and other vulnerable groups and what is being done about it?.
FUNDER & AMOUNT: Children’s Policy Research Unit, University College London and Department of Health UK. £40,000.  
PRIMARY INVESTIGATOR: Prof. Helen Roberts (University College London).
CO-APPLICANTS: Dr. Kristin Liabo (University of Exeter) & Prof. Hannah Bradby (Dept. of Sociology, Uppsala University).

PROJECT: På tal om pengar: Problemformuleringar, hjälp och bemötande när ekonomiskt utsatta barnfamiljer ringer till Försäkringskassan [Speaking of money: Problem formulation, response and conduct when financially vulnerable families call the Social Insurance Agency].
FUNDER & AMOUNT: The Swedish Social Insurance Agency (Försäkringskassan). 3,000,000 SEK.  
PRIMARY INVESTIGATOR: Prof. Elisabet Näsman (Dept. of Sociology, Uppsala University)
CO-APPLICANTS: Dr. Marie Flinkfeldt (Dept. of Sociology, Uppsala University).

PROJECT: Into the digital age: older non-users’ understandings and experiences of digital technologies and how they relate to understandings of aging and old age.
FUNDER & AMOUNT: The Swedish Research Council, 3, 150 000 SEK.
PRIMARY INVESTIGATOR: Dr. Magdalena Kania-Lundholm (Dept. of Sociology, Uppsala University). 
PROJECT: SKOL-BIM; Barn i missbruk i skolan. 2015-2017 (Children’s situation in schools when a parent has addiction problems). 
FUNDER & AMOUNT: The Public Health Authority in Sweden (Folkhälsomyndigheten). 1 960 000 SEK.
PRIMARY INVESTIGATOR: Dr. Karin Alexanderson (Dept. of Sociology, Uppsala University).
CO-APPLIANTS: Prof. Elisabet Näsman (Dept. of Sociology, Uppsala University) Region Uppsala FOU.

PROJECT: BIM-projektet, Barn i missbruk 2012-2014; extension 2015 (Children’s to parents with addiction problems). 
FUNDER & AMOUNT: The Public Health Authority in Sweden (Folkhälsomyndigheten). 862 000 SEK.
PRIMARY INVESTIGATOR: Prof. Elisabet Näsman (Dept. of Sociology, Uppsala University). 
CO-APPLIANTS: Dr. Karin Alexanderson (Dept. of Sociology, Uppsala University) & Region Uppsala FOU.

2014

PROJECT: Understanding the practice and developing the concept of welfare bricolage (UPWEB) (462-14-091). 
FUNDER & AMOUNT: Welfare State Futures Norface programme. Of the total 1,399,338 EUR, 345,022  EUR to Dept. of Sociology of Uppsala University (Prof. Hannah Bradby).
PRIMARY INVESTIGATOR: Prof. Jenny Phillimore (University of Birmingham).
CO-APPLICANTS: Simon Pemberton (Keele University), Michi Knecht (Bremen University), Beatriz Padillo (University Institute of Lisbon) & Prof. Hannah Bradby (Dept. of Sociology, Uppsala University).

PROJECT: BIM-projektet, Barn i missbruk 2012-2014 (Children to parents with addiction problems). 
FUNDER & AMOUNT: The Public Health Authority in Sweden (Folkhälsomyndigheten). Ca 2 000 000 SEK per year.
PRIMARY INVESTIGATOR: Prof. Elisabet Näsman (Dept. of Sociology, Uppsala University) 
CO-APPLIANTS: Dr. Karin Alexanderson (Dept. of Sociology, Uppsala University) & Region Uppsala FOU.

2013

PROJECT: BIM-projektet, Barn i missbruk 2012-2014 (Children to parents with addiction problems). 
FUNDER & AMOUNT: The Public Health Authority in Sweden (Folkhälsomyndigheten). 2 000 000 SEK per year.
PRIMARY INVESTIGATOR: Prof. Elisabet Näsman (Dept. of Sociology, Uppsala University) 
CO-APPLIANTS: Dr. Karin Alexanderson (Dept. of Sociology, Uppsala University) & Region Uppsala FOU.

PROJECT: Utvärdering av nationellt utvecklingsarbete gällande samordnat stöd till föräldrar i familjer med missbruk 2013-2014. 
FUNDER & AMOUNT: The Public Health Authority in Sweden (Folkhälsomyndigheten). 1 417 000 SEK.
PRIMARY INVESTIGATOR:  Dr. Karin Alexanderson (Dept. of Sociology, Uppsala University).
CO-APPLIANTS: Dr. Kari Jess (Dept. of Sociology, Uppsala University).

PROJECT: Researcher’s Network: Talk, Text and Things (3T), Scandinavian interdisciplinary research in health and social care communication 2013 – 2017. See http://www.soc.uu.se/forskning/netverk/3t/.
FUNDER & AMOUNT:  Swedish Research Council for Health, Working Life and Welfare (Forte), 450 000 SEK. 
PRIMARY INVESTIGATOR: Docent/Associate professor Ulla Hellström Muhli, Department of Sociology, Uppsala University.

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