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Berner Fachhochschule, Institute on Ageing (INA)

 Contact details
Contact personJonathan Bennett 
StreetSchwarztorstrasse 48 
Address 3014 - Bern (Switzerland) 
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 Organisation details
Employees (in Depart.) 
Organisation TypeSecondary or higher education establishment 
 Research Focus

 Fields of activities:
» Cultural studies
» Economics
» Gender and sexuality studies
» Psychology
» Sociology
» Other social sciences
» Business and Management
» Education (incl. training, pedagogy, didactics)
» Health sciences
» Journalism, mass media and communication
» Social work

 Brief description of your activity focus
Research on ageing in all fields of application (e.g. health, education, business, social work)

 Details about Expertise / Competences / Technologies
The Institute on Ageing (INA) at the Berner Fachhochschule (University of Applied Sciences) is an interdisciplinary research institute combining expertise from psychology, sociology, nursing studies, cultural studies, social work, economics, and journalism.
Our methodological expertise is in empirical socical research employing methods such as quantitative surveys, qualitative interviewing, content analysis, and ethnographic approaches.
The institute has a large network of parnters from different areas of applied gerontology (e.g. health care, education, SMEs, public administration).
 Research Activities

 EU Framework Programme related activities:
» Demographic changes
» Societal trends and lifestyles
» Cultural interactions in an international perspective
» Developing better indicators for policy
» Use of indicators and related approaches for the evaluation of research policies and programmes

 Project participation
Project #1
Project TypeOther (International)
Project TitleThird Age Online - Community & Collaboration (AAL project)
Specific ThemeOlder adults and online communities/online collaboration
Project websitethirdageonline.eu
CoordinatorThomas Gehrig, Berner Fachhochschule

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