Our research focuses on the importance of psychological factors in relation to physical illness; psychological and economic consequences of physical illness; and the development, testing and evaluation of digital tools and psychological interventions.

We are looking for a PhD candidate!

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U-CARE is currently looking for a PhD candidate in health psychology. The PhD candidate will examine: mental health among patients who have had a myocardial infarction, if and if so how pharmaceuticals provided after a myocardial infarction affect symptoms of anxiety and depression, and evaluate two internet-based psychological interventions for persons with heart disease. The work tasks will include collecting, analyzing and reporting data, as well as recruiting study participants.

Read more & apply (in Swedish)

Välkommen att anmäla dig till studie om diabetes

Vi söker just nu deltagare till två forskningsprojekt som handlar om egenvård i samband med diabetes typ 2.

I den första studien utvärderas två självskattningsformulär som handlar om egenvård och upplevd stress relaterad till diabetes.

I den andra studien får deltagaren möjlighet att under två månader prova en smartphoneapplikation där man kan registrera sina blodsockervärden och kommunicera dessa med en diabetesläkare.

Läs mer och anmäl dig här

The U-CARE-Portal

If you are interested in conducting research over the internet, it is possible to use the U-CARE-portal. The Portal is an internet-based platform that has been developed within the interdisciplinary research programme U-CARE. Via the Portal, both experimental and observational studies can be performed. For example, interventions such as self-help programmes can be delivered and evaluated here.

More about the Portal


Light bulbs symbolising ideas

To make use of the knowledge and experiences of the public, we invite people to participate in our new citizen panel U-CARE IDEA (Involving, Democratic and Experience-based research).

More about U-CARE IDEA

  • The U-CARE Portal

  • EIT Health - Innovation Game

  • EIT Health - Blodomloppet

Last modified: 2021-04-20