The area includes research on social work and social care in a broad sense, both within the welfare state and within civil society.

The area includes research on social services efforts and activities, organisation, methodology development and collaboration with other organizations. The research can encompass both interventions and preventive measures. Social work in health care, the educational system and other organisations, as well as research on informal care and the role of relatives are also included.

It also covers research on the interaction between citizens and social service representatives, for example individual and family care, elderly care and childcare.

Members of the review panel 2022

  • Chairperson

  • Karin Osvaldsson Cromdal

    Linköping University, Sweden

  • Members

  • Kjell Broström

    The Swedish Partnership for Mental Health (NSPH), Sweden

  • Inger Fröman

    City of Lund, Sweden (retired)

  • Björn Johnson

    Malmö University, Sweden

  • Urban Markström

    Umeå University, Sweden

  • Tine Rostgaard

    Stockholm University, Sweden

  • Ira Malmberg-Heimonen

    Oslo metropolitan university, Norway

  • Sabine Gruber

    Mid Sweden University, Sweden

  • Olof Bäckman

    Stockholm University, Sweden

  • Marjanna Seppänen

    University of Helsinki, Finland