The national programme on applied welfare research aims to improve the state of knowledge in the social services sector. The programme is part of the Swedish Government’s initiative to meet major societal challenges through research and innovation. On this page, you can read more about the programme and the research funded within the programme.
Ongoing research within the programme
Funding Currently, 17 research projects, five practice-oriented research fellows, five programme grants, nine planning grants, two systematic reviews and five postdoc are funded through the programme.
PhD studies bring research closer to practice
Funding In 2018, Forte initiated a national programme of PhD studies for social services professionals. The PhD studies is led by the universities in Lund and Malmö and will contribute to long-term develoment of knowledge within the social services sector.
Strategic research agenda sets the focus
Report Forte has developed a strategic research agenda for the programme on applied welfare research. The agenda describes the vision and objectives of the programme along with the prioritised topics for funding.
Upcoming calls for proposals
Funding Forte has developed a plan for calls and grants for the years 2020-2022 for the programme.
Latest news about the programme
News See a list of the latest news about the programme.
Previous calls for proposals within the programme
2019-03-05–2019-04-16 Applied welfare research 2019
2018-02-28–04-12 Applied welfare research 2018
2018-02-28–2018-05-15 PhD studies for social services professionals
Stella Jacobson, Programme Coordinator
Staffan Arvidsson, Assistant Programme Coordinator