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Groningen Centre for Health and Humanities

The Groningen Centre for Health & Humanities unites researchers working on a diverse range of topics. These include the history of medicine and the body, historical demography, gender, health politics, art history, architecture, linguistics and literary studies. Read more.

Centre for Public Health in Economics and Business

Centre for Public Health in Economics and Business generates and disseminates insights in the fields of economics, business and management to stimulate and promote health over the life cycle. Read more.

UMCG Research Institute Science in Healthy Ageing & healthcaRE (SHARE)

SHARE's mission is to elucidate factors related to health, notably Healthy Ageing. We perform investigations into determinants and consequences of illness and ageing, quality of life, care and cure. Read more.

Groningen Centre for Health Law

In a multidisciplinary setting, the research centre Groningen Centre for Health Law works on a variety of different topics related to international health law. Read more.

Law for Health Hub: Legal Epidemiology
The Groningen Centre for Health Law, in close cooperation with the Aletta Jacobs School of Public Health, aims to be at the core of the developments and is setting up a Law for Health Hub. By doing so, it aims to serve as a platform to foster and initiate collaboration within the University of Groningen and beyond. Recognizing the importance of interdisciplinary collaboration, the initiative includes the efforts of legal scholars and human rights law specialists, epidemiologists and medical doctors, at different levels of seniority, ranging from full professors to students. Read more.

Population Research Centre

The Population Research Centre is part of the Faculty of Spatial Sciences. The centre studies the events that take place during our lives against the background of the socio-cultural and spatial context, and their consequences for well-being. Read more.

Expertise Center Architecture, Urbanism and Health

Expertise Center Architecture, Urbanism and Health promotes public health through architectural and urban interventions. Read more.

Centre for Religious Studies

The Centre for Religious Studies serves as a hub for researchers working on themes relating to health and wellbeing in the Faculty of Religion, Culture and Society at the University of Groningen.
Read a blog, written by Jochen Mierau, about the centre here.
Read a newsarticle [Dutch] of Medisch Contact about the opening of the centre here.

Centre of Expertise Healthy Ageing, Hanze University of Applies Sciences

The Centre of Expertise Healthy Ageing was established on 1 September 2014, bringing together all Healthy Ageing activities of the entire Hanze University of Applied Sciences. The aim of this center is to improve the connection and coordination of the triangle research-education-entrepreneurship. Read more.

Expertise Centre Social Sciences Health and Well-being

The Expertise Centre Social Sciences Health and Well-Being was established in 2020 to connect researchers from the Faculty of Behavioral and Social Sciences who share an interest in understanding the social-behavioral underpinnings of living a healthy, happy and productive life - into old age. The center focuses on three themes: health in social context , healthy aging, and health interventions and policy development. Read more!

Centre for Gender Studies

The Centre for Gender Studies (CGS) at the Faculty of Arts promotes research and education on gender in relation to other categories of difference such as sexuality, class, race, religion, culture, ability, and age. Read more.

Aletta Jacobs SPH FSE Hub – Fundamental Science for Health and Environment

The Aletta Jacobs FSE Hub of the Faculty of Science and Engineering (FSE) connects research and education within the faculty and university in the field of health and the living environment.

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