SINTEF Technology and Society Health, Demography and Welfare
RESEARCH, TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION
Our research is aimed at health challenges in all parts of society and every aspect of life. We have a broad expertise in the technology, health sciences, sociology, social science, economics and safety research. In collaboration with national and international clients and scientists we develop new knowledge and solutions that will improve the health quality of life for all.
European Welfare Models and Mental Wellbeing in Final Years of Life - EMMY
The EMMY Project is an interdisciplinary and mixed methods comparative study on impact of welfare systems on mental wellbeing among the oldest old in Finland, Italy, Norway and Spain.
Literature review: Sexual and reproductive health and rights of girls with disabilities
We carried out a literature review on sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) of girls with disabilities.
Evaluation of the pilot project: "Screening of child and adolescent mental health at the intake in child welfare institutions – and coordination of healthcare and child welfare services"
The aim of the evaluation is to gain knowledge about factors that may hinder and promote effective interaction and coordination between the Child welfare services and the Children and Adolescents’ Psychiatric Polyclinic Services (BUP) when it comes to ensuring early identification of mental health difficulties and subsequent need for health care services.
Illness and injuries at work are costing Norway NOK 30 billion a year
Back pain is the most common ailment affecting quality of life, while crush injuries are the most likely to result in death – and this constitutes the biggest cost to society.
Extreme cold weather clothing
If the Norwegian oil and gas industry is heading into the Arctic, it must be dressed for the occasion. This requires unique specialist technical expertise.