26.04.2018
Strengthen Prevention! Prevention is the fourth pillar and a key component of our healthcare system

Strengthen Prevention! Prevention is the fourth pillar and a key component of our healthcare system

This is the topic of the first "Live Better, Live Longer" Congress organised by the University of Bremen and BKK24 on 26th April, 2018, in Hanover.

There have long been calls for the promotion and improvement of prevention, which - alongside medical treatment, rehabilitation and long-term care - is the fourth pillar of our healthcare system. However, despite the Prevention Act, which came into force in July 2015, the potential benefits of prevention are still underutilized. The "Länger besser leben." Institut (Institute for Longer, Better Life) - a joint cooperation between the University of Bremen and the BKK24 health insurance fund - has organised the Congress with the aim of making a recognizable contribution to the promotion of prevention. Read more ...

25.04.2018
QUALISERVICE - Data service center for qualitative research data

QUALISERVICE - Data service center for qualitative research data

DFG supports infrastructure project with 1 Mio. Euro.

The German Research Foundation (DFG) approves the implementation of QUALISERVICE as data service center for social science qualitative interview data. Thus, social researchers will obtain a reliable source to archive and request interview data for secondary use. QUALISERVICE is located at SOCIUM and is headed by Prof. Dr. Betina Hollstein. Partners of the interdisciplinary consortium are the data publisher PANGAEA (MARUM), the State and University Library Bremen and GESIS - Leibniz Institut für Sozialwissenschaften, Köln. Read more ...

16.01.2018
Experimental Studies on

Experimental Studies on "Needs-based justice and distribution procedures"

The German Research Foundation (DFG) has approved the continuation of the research group "Need-based justice and dIstribution procedures" (FOR 2104) for another three years.

The University of Bremen is represented by Prof. Frank Nullmeier und PD Dr. Tanja Pritzlaff-Scheele (both SOCIUM Research Center on Inequality and Social Policy) leading the subproject “Experimental studies on the stability of need-based justice in transnational contexts”. For the next three years (April 2018 to March 2021) the project will be dedicated to experimental methods, questions on global justice, political ethics of migration and a fair development policy. Read more ...