About the centre
Health promotion is the process that enables individuals, groups and communities to increase control over and improve their physical, mental, social and existential health. The salutogenic theory focuses on people's skills, abilities and resources to be able to develop health and well-being.
The mission of the centre
- Act as a collaborative arena for research and education in health promotion and salutogenesis with a special focus on work-integrated learning (WIL)
- Collaborate with the surrounding community, locally, regionally, nationally and internationally to develop knowledge in the field of health promotion and salutogenic
- Establish and maintain contacts with relevant national and international research networks
- Join the Sustainability Council and be an active party in the implementation of the university's strategy for sustainable development
- In collaboration with other university-wide actors, work for a good working environment for students
- Be a reference to HR in the university-wide work with ARK
- Strengthen educations and independent courses with in-depth knowledge in health promotion and salutogenesis by being a reference to program councils
Nordic Health Promotion Research Conference
14–16 June 2023 at Halmstad University, Sweden
Save the dates and deadlines
- Abstract submission opens:
15th of August 2022
- Abstract submission ends:
1th of November 2022
- Notification of acceptance:
Middle of December 2022
- Early bird closes 3rd of March 2023
- Registration closes 15th of May 2023
Organisational model on Centrum for salutogenesis
Hildur Gunnarsdotter and Susanna Arveklev Höglund
The director responsible for the center´s daily operations and has overall responsibillity for the organisation and the quality of operations.
Rapporteur of the Scietific Advisory Board and president of th Steering group for process and development.
SCIENTIFIC ADVISORY BOARD
Scientific Advisory Board is an advisory body with responsibility for the development of the centre's activities. The Council consists of five external members, adjunct member and rapporteur.
- Professor Siw Tone Innstrand, NTNU, Trondeims campus
- Professor Bengt Lindström, president NTNU, Trondheims campus
- Professor emerita Berit Lundman Umeå University
- Professor Geir Arild Aspner NTNU, Trondheim campus
- Professor Gunnar Aronsson Stockholms University and University Vest
- Professor Lotta Dellve University of Gothenburg
- Head of department Åse Boman University West
- Professor Monica Eriksson University West
The steering group consists of internal members and has the task of supporting leaders in the development and implementation of the centre's assignments.