Social policy and public health
Within the key theme of Social policy and public health, we conduct research into:
- How societal changes and changes in individual lifestyle affect participation and integration in the realms of work, care and well-being.
- Social policy and its management and implementation.
- The method by which social interventions are formulated, how they are applied by professionals in real-world practice, and the influence they exert on lifestyle, course of life, job market participation and care relationships.
With regard to health promotion, all too often we focus on a single idea. Childhood obesity: does smoking cause it? I'm all for science that looks beyond a single factor; I'd like to translate knowledge to approaches that have social impact, so that people actually become healthier.