Health, welfare and quality of life

Attractive communities in the north depend on the best schools, health services and other services that promote people's quality of life. UiT will develop cutting-edge knowledge on:

  • Public health, preventing and curing disease and improving living conditions for all age groups
  • Childhood and learning
  • Techological, legal and other societal solutions for the welfare society
  • Sami language, culture and quality of life
  • Art and culture in and of themselves, and as elements in the development of society and business


Research groups within this key area:

Melbye, Hasse
Public health, preventing and curing disease and improving living conditions for all age groups, The economic, legal, social, health-related and technological foundation for a functional welfare state

Trovik, Tordis A
Causes and effects of changes in climate and environment, Opportunities and challenges for indigenous people due to climate change, Public health, preventing and curing disease and improving living conditions for all age groups

Åsbakk, Kjetil
Opportunities and challenges for indigenous people due to climate change, Public health, preventing and curing disease and improving living conditions for all age groups, Prerequisites for sustainable resource management and development

Trovik, Tordis A
Causes and effects of changes in climate and environment, Opportunities and challenges for indigenous people due to climate change, Public health, preventing and curing disease and improving living conditions for all age groups

Sigurdsen, Randi
Public health, preventing and curing disease and improving living conditions for all age groups, Childhood and learning, Technological, legal and other societal solutions for the welfare society, Sami language, culture and quality of life, The economic, legal, social, health-related and technological foundation for a functional welfare state, Societal and cultural changes stemming from globalization and from technological, demographic, social, legal and economic development, Gender and diversity in the context of social development

Snoeren, Eelke
Public health, preventing and curing disease and improving living conditions for all age groups, Childhood and learning

Public health, preventing and curing disease and improving living conditions for all age groups

Parks, Justin
Social, economic and legal adaptations to changes in climate and environment , Opportunities and challenges for indigenous people due to climate change, Art and culture on their own and as elements in social and business development, The basis for collaboration and potential conflicts in the High North, How research, outreach and art build culture and identity, Prerequisites for sustainable resource management and development

Public health, preventing and curing disease and improving living conditions for all age groups

Ytrehus, Kirsti
Public health, preventing and curing disease and improving living conditions for all age groups

Technology that solves challenges related to health, the external environment and safety and operations in Arctic regions, Public health, preventing and curing disease and improving living conditions for all age groups, Management of the marine resources, including fisheries, aquaculture and marine biotechnology

Public health, preventing and curing disease and improving living conditions for all age groups

Causes and effects of changes in climate and environment, Social, economic and legal adaptations to changes in climate and environment , Opportunities and challenges for indigenous people due to climate change, Technology that solves challenges related to health, the external environment and safety and operations in Arctic regions, Childhood and learning, Art and culture on their own and as elements in social and business development, Societal and cultural changes stemming from globalization and from technological, demographic, social, legal and economic development, The basis for collaboration and potential conflicts in the High North, How research, outreach and art build culture and identity, Gender and diversity in the context of social development, The interaction between traditional and new industries pertaining to economics, culture and law, Management of the marine resources, including fisheries, aquaculture and marine biotechnology, Prerequisites for sustainable resource management and development

Myrmel, Truls
Public health, preventing and curing disease and improving living conditions for all age groups

Småbrekke, Lars
Public health, preventing and curing disease and improving living conditions for all age groups

Causes and effects of changes in climate and environment, Technology that solves challenges related to health, the external environment and safety and operations in Arctic regions, Public health, preventing and curing disease and improving living conditions for all age groups, Management of the marine resources, including fisheries, aquaculture and marine biotechnology

Causes and effects of changes in climate and environment, Technology that solves challenges related to health, the external environment and safety and operations in Arctic regions, Public health, preventing and curing disease and improving living conditions for all age groups, Management of the marine resources, including fisheries, aquaculture and marine biotechnology

Art and culture on their own and as elements in social and business development

Sami language, culture and quality of life, Art and culture on their own and as elements in social and business development, Societal and cultural changes stemming from globalization and from technological, demographic, social, legal and economic development, How research, outreach and art build culture and identity

Technology that solves challenges related to health, the external environment and safety and operations in Arctic regions, Public health, preventing and curing disease and improving living conditions for all age groups

Technology that solves challenges related to health, the external environment and safety and operations in Arctic regions, Public health, preventing and curing disease and improving living conditions for all age groups

Sager, Georg
Public health, preventing and curing disease and improving living conditions for all age groups

Jorde, Rolf
Public health, preventing and curing disease and improving living conditions for all age groups

Jorde, Rolf
Public health, preventing and curing disease and improving living conditions for all age groups

Technological, legal and other societal solutions for the welfare society

Sager, Georg
Public health, preventing and curing disease and improving living conditions for all age groups

Welde, Boye
Public health, preventing and curing disease and improving living conditions for all age groups

Public health, preventing and curing disease and improving living conditions for all age groups, Technological, legal and other societal solutions for the welfare society, Sami language, culture and quality of life, The economic, legal, social, health-related and technological foundation for a functional welfare state, Societal and cultural changes stemming from globalization and from technological, demographic, social, legal and economic development

Pettersen, Gunn
Technology that solves challenges related to health, the external environment and safety and operations in Arctic regions, Public health, preventing and curing disease and improving living conditions for all age groups

Adolfsen, Frode
Public health, preventing and curing disease and improving living conditions for all age groups, Childhood and learning, Technological, legal and other societal solutions for the welfare society

Saus, Merete
Public health, preventing and curing disease and improving living conditions for all age groups, Childhood and learning, Sami language, culture and quality of life

Weum, Sven
Technology that solves challenges related to health, the external environment and safety and operations in Arctic regions, Public health, preventing and curing disease and improving living conditions for all age groups

Art and culture on their own and as elements in social and business development

Technology that solves challenges related to health, the external environment and safety and operations in Arctic regions, Digital competence in education, Public health, preventing and curing disease and improving living conditions for all age groups, Childhood and learning, Technological, legal and other societal solutions for the welfare society, The economic, legal, social, health-related and technological foundation for a functional welfare state, Societal and cultural changes stemming from globalization and from technological, demographic, social, legal and economic development

Public health, preventing and curing disease and improving living conditions for all age groups

Public health, preventing and curing disease and improving living conditions for all age groups, Childhood and learning, Technological, legal and other societal solutions for the welfare society, Sami language, culture and quality of life, The economic, legal, social, health-related and technological foundation for a functional welfare state, Societal and cultural changes stemming from globalization and from technological, demographic, social, legal and economic development

Florholmen, Jon
Public health, preventing and curing disease and improving living conditions for all age groups

Florholmen, Jon
Public health, preventing and curing disease and improving living conditions for all age groups

Revhaug, Arthur
Public health, preventing and curing disease and improving living conditions for all age groups

Revhaug, Arthur
Public health, preventing and curing disease and improving living conditions for all age groups

Kruglikov, Boris
Causes and effects of changes in climate and environment, Technology that solves challenges related to health, the external environment and safety and operations in Arctic regions, Public health, preventing and curing disease and improving living conditions for all age groups, Technological, legal and other societal solutions for the welfare society

Kruglikov, Boris
Causes and effects of changes in climate and environment, Technology that solves challenges related to health, the external environment and safety and operations in Arctic regions, Public health, preventing and curing disease and improving living conditions for all age groups, Technological, legal and other societal solutions for the welfare society

Ørbo, Anne
Public health, preventing and curing disease and improving living conditions for all age groups

Ørbo, Anne
Public health, preventing and curing disease and improving living conditions for all age groups

Norbye, Bente
Digital competence in education, Childhood and learning, The economic, legal, social, health-related and technological foundation for a functional welfare state

Friborg, Oddgeir
Public health, preventing and curing disease and improving living conditions for all age groups, Childhood and learning

Olsen, Jan Abel
Public health, preventing and curing disease and improving living conditions for all age groups, Childhood and learning

Public health, preventing and curing disease and improving living conditions for all age groups

Public health, preventing and curing disease and improving living conditions for all age groups

Public health, preventing and curing disease and improving living conditions for all age groups

Hetland, Audun
Public health, preventing and curing disease and improving living conditions for all age groups

Public health, preventing and curing disease and improving living conditions for all age groups

Berge, Gerd
Public health, preventing and curing disease and improving living conditions for all age groups

Public health, preventing and curing disease and improving living conditions for all age groups

Public health, preventing and curing disease and improving living conditions for all age groups

Johansen, Dag
Technological solutions that promote broad and inclusive social development and a diverse business development in the north, Technology that solves challenges related to health, the external environment and safety and operations in Arctic regions, Technological, legal and other societal solutions for the welfare society

Technology that solves challenges related to health, the external environment and safety and operations in Arctic regions, Public health, preventing and curing disease and improving living conditions for all age groups, Technological, legal and other societal solutions for the welfare society, The economic, legal, social, health-related and technological foundation for a functional welfare state, Gender and diversity in the context of social development

Public health, preventing and curing disease and improving living conditions for all age groups

Public health, preventing and curing disease and improving living conditions for all age groups

Myrmel, Truls
Public health, preventing and curing disease and improving living conditions for all age groups

Ytrehus, Kirsti
Public health, preventing and curing disease and improving living conditions for all age groups

Public health, preventing and curing disease and improving living conditions for all age groups

Småbrekke, Lars
Public health, preventing and curing disease and improving living conditions for all age groups

Public health, preventing and curing disease and improving living conditions for all age groups, The economic, legal, social, health-related and technological foundation for a functional welfare state

Svartdal, Frode
Public health, preventing and curing disease and improving living conditions for all age groups, Childhood and learning

Technology that solves challenges related to health, the external environment and safety and operations in Arctic regions, Public health, preventing and curing disease and improving living conditions for all age groups

Acharya, Ganesh
Technology that solves challenges related to health, the external environment and safety and operations in Arctic regions, Public health, preventing and curing disease and improving living conditions for all age groups, The economic, legal, social, health-related and technological foundation for a functional welfare state

Clancy, Anne
Public health, preventing and curing disease and improving living conditions for all age groups

Bjørnå, Hilde
Technological, legal and other societal solutions for the welfare society, Societal and cultural changes stemming from globalization and from technological, demographic, social, legal and economic development, How research, outreach and art build culture and identity, Gender and diversity in the context of social development

Art and culture on their own and as elements in social and business development, The basis for collaboration and potential conflicts in the High North, How research, outreach and art build culture and identity, Gender and diversity in the context of social development

Opportunities and challenges for indigenous people due to climate change, Sami language, culture and quality of life, The economic, legal, social, health-related and technological foundation for a functional welfare state, Societal and cultural changes stemming from globalization and from technological, demographic, social, legal and economic development, The basis for collaboration and potential conflicts in the High North

Stensvåg, Klara
Conventional and renewable energy production, Technology that solves challenges related to health, the external environment and safety and operations in Arctic regions, Public health, preventing and curing disease and improving living conditions for all age groups, Management of the marine resources, including fisheries, aquaculture and marine biotechnology

Lian, Olaug S.
Technology that solves challenges related to health, the external environment and safety and operations in Arctic regions, Public health, preventing and curing disease and improving living conditions for all age groups, Societal and cultural changes stemming from globalization and from technological, demographic, social, legal and economic development

Weum, Sven
Technology that solves challenges related to health, the external environment and safety and operations in Arctic regions, -- Health, welfare and quality of life --, Public health, preventing and curing disease and improving living conditions for all age groups

Technological solutions that promote broad and inclusive social development and a diverse business development in the north, Technology that solves challenges related to health, the external environment and safety and operations in Arctic regions, Public health, preventing and curing disease and improving living conditions for all age groups, Technological, legal and other societal solutions for the welfare society

Public health, preventing and curing disease and improving living conditions for all age groups

Public health, preventing and curing disease and improving living conditions for all age groups

Public health, preventing and curing disease and improving living conditions for all age groups

Technology that solves challenges related to health, the external environment and safety and operations in Arctic regions, Public health, preventing and curing disease and improving living conditions for all age groups

Johansen, Terje
Public health, preventing and curing disease and improving living conditions for all age groups

Public health, preventing and curing disease and improving living conditions for all age groups

Sylte, Ingebrigt
Technological solutions that promote broad and inclusive social development and a diverse business development in the north, Technology that solves challenges related to health, the external environment and safety and operations in Arctic regions, Public health, preventing and curing disease and improving living conditions for all age groups

Sylte, Ingebrigt
Technological solutions that promote broad and inclusive social development and a diverse business development in the north, Technology that solves challenges related to health, the external environment and safety and operations in Arctic regions, Public health, preventing and curing disease and improving living conditions for all age groups

Technology that solves challenges related to health, the external environment and safety and operations in Arctic regions, Public health, preventing and curing disease and improving living conditions for all age groups

Public health, preventing and curing disease and improving living conditions for all age groups

Johansen, Terje
Public health, preventing and curing disease and improving living conditions for all age groups

Jensen, Einar
Technological solutions that promote broad and inclusive social development and a diverse business development in the north, Technology that solves challenges related to health, the external environment and safety and operations in Arctic regions, Public health, preventing and curing disease and improving living conditions for all age groups, Management of the marine resources, including fisheries, aquaculture and marine biotechnology

Brun, Vegard
Public health, preventing and curing disease and improving living conditions for all age groups, Childhood and learning

Nilssen, Øivind
Public health, preventing and curing disease and improving living conditions for all age groups

Brun, Vegard
Public health, preventing and curing disease and improving living conditions for all age groups, Childhood and learning

Public health, preventing and curing disease and improving living conditions for all age groups

Nilssen, Øivind
Public health, preventing and curing disease and improving living conditions for all age groups

Public health, preventing and curing disease and improving living conditions for all age groups

Andersen, Anders
Technological solutions that promote broad and inclusive social development and a diverse business development in the north, Technological, legal and other societal solutions for the welfare society

Public health, preventing and curing disease and improving living conditions for all age groups

Meknas, Khaled
Public health, preventing and curing disease and improving living conditions for all age groups

Flægstad, Trond
Public health, preventing and curing disease and improving living conditions for all age groups

Public health, preventing and curing disease and improving living conditions for all age groups, Childhood and learning, The economic, legal, social, health-related and technological foundation for a functional welfare state

Bartnæs, Morten
Childhood and learning

Flægstad, Trond
Public health, preventing and curing disease and improving living conditions for all age groups

Public health, preventing and curing disease and improving living conditions for all age groups

Nylund, Anna
Technological, legal and other societal solutions for the welfare society, Societal and cultural changes stemming from globalization and from technological, demographic, social, legal and economic development, The basis for collaboration and potential conflicts in the High North

Kane, Aina Aune
Childhood and learning, Technological, legal and other societal solutions for the welfare society, The economic, legal, social, health-related and technological foundation for a functional welfare state, Societal and cultural changes stemming from globalization and from technological, demographic, social, legal and economic development

Haug, Veronica
Public health, preventing and curing disease and improving living conditions for all age groups, Childhood and learning, Technological, legal and other societal solutions for the welfare society, The economic, legal, social, health-related and technological foundation for a functional welfare state, Societal and cultural changes stemming from globalization and from technological, demographic, social, legal and economic development

Nylund, Anna
Technological, legal and other societal solutions for the welfare society, Societal and cultural changes stemming from globalization and from technological, demographic, social, legal and economic development, The basis for collaboration and potential conflicts in the High North

Sørlie, Tore
Technology that solves challenges related to health, the external environment and safety and operations in Arctic regions, Public health, preventing and curing disease and improving living conditions for all age groups, Childhood and learning, Sami language, culture and quality of life, The economic, legal, social, health-related and technological foundation for a functional welfare state

Høye, Anne
Technology that solves challenges related to health, the external environment and safety and operations in Arctic regions, Public health, preventing and curing disease and improving living conditions for all age groups, Childhood and learning, Sami language, culture and quality of life, The economic, legal, social, health-related and technological foundation for a functional welfare state

Public health, preventing and curing disease and improving living conditions for all age groups

Technology that solves challenges related to health, the external environment and safety and operations in Arctic regions, Public health, preventing and curing disease and improving living conditions for all age groups

Technology that solves challenges related to health, the external environment and safety and operations in Arctic regions, Public health, preventing and curing disease and improving living conditions for all age groups

Mehus, Grete
Public health, preventing and curing disease and improving living conditions for all age groups, Sami language, culture and quality of life, The economic, legal, social, health-related and technological foundation for a functional welfare state

Ravna, Øyvind
Childhood and learning, Technological, legal and other societal solutions for the welfare society, Sami language, culture and quality of life, The economic, legal, social, health-related and technological foundation for a functional welfare state, Societal and cultural changes stemming from globalization and from technological, demographic, social, legal and economic development, The basis for collaboration and potential conflicts in the High North, The interaction between traditional and new industries pertaining to economics, culture and law, Management of the marine resources, including fisheries, aquaculture and marine biotechnology, Prerequisites for sustainable resource management and development

Gaski, Harald
Childhood and learning, Sami language, culture and quality of life, Art and culture on their own and as elements in social and business development, The basis for collaboration and potential conflicts in the High North, How research, outreach and art build culture and identity

Iversen, Anita
Digital competence in education, Childhood and learning, The economic, legal, social, health-related and technological foundation for a functional welfare state

Public health, preventing and curing disease and improving living conditions for all age groups

Public health, preventing and curing disease and improving living conditions for all age groups, Management of the marine resources, including fisheries, aquaculture and marine biotechnology, Prerequisites for sustainable resource management and development

Social, economic and legal adaptations to changes in climate and environment , Technological solutions that promote broad and inclusive social development and a diverse business development in the north, Technology that solves challenges related to health, the external environment and safety and operations in Arctic regions, Technological, legal and other societal solutions for the welfare society

Technological solutions that promote broad and inclusive social development and a diverse business development in the north, Technology that solves challenges related to health, the external environment and safety and operations in Arctic regions, Public health, preventing and curing disease and improving living conditions for all age groups, Technological, legal and other societal solutions for the welfare society, Societal and cultural changes stemming from globalization and from technological, demographic, social, legal and economic development

Causes and effects of changes in climate and environment, Social, economic and legal adaptations to changes in climate and environment , Public health, preventing and curing disease and improving living conditions for all age groups, The economic, legal, social, health-related and technological foundation for a functional welfare state, Societal and cultural changes stemming from globalization and from technological, demographic, social, legal and economic development, Gender and diversity in the context of social development

Childhood and learning, Societal and cultural changes stemming from globalization and from technological, demographic, social, legal and economic development

Førde, Anniken
Social, economic and legal adaptations to changes in climate and environment , Sami language, culture and quality of life, Art and culture on their own and as elements in social and business development, Societal and cultural changes stemming from globalization and from technological, demographic, social, legal and economic development, How research, outreach and art build culture and identity

Arranz, Lorena
Public health, preventing and curing disease and improving living conditions for all age groups

Public health, preventing and curing disease and improving living conditions for all age groups

Childhood and learning

Technology that solves challenges related to health, the external environment and safety and operations in Arctic regions, Public health, preventing and curing disease and improving living conditions for all age groups, Technological, legal and other societal solutions for the welfare society

Technology that solves challenges related to health, the external environment and safety and operations in Arctic regions, Public health, preventing and curing disease and improving living conditions for all age groups, Technological, legal and other societal solutions for the welfare society

Sami language, culture and quality of life

Unhjem, Astrid
Childhood and learning

Public health, preventing and curing disease and improving living conditions for all age groups

Snoeren, Eelke
Public health, preventing and curing disease and improving living conditions for all age groups, Childhood and learning

Bremnes, Roy M.
Public health, preventing and curing disease and improving living conditions for all age groups

Public health, preventing and curing disease and improving living conditions for all age groups

Public health, preventing and curing disease and improving living conditions for all age groups

Smedsrød, Bård
Technology that solves challenges related to health, the external environment and safety and operations in Arctic regions, Public health, preventing and curing disease and improving living conditions for all age groups

Smedsrød, Bård
Technology that solves challenges related to health, the external environment and safety and operations in Arctic regions, Public health, preventing and curing disease and improving living conditions for all age groups

Public health, preventing and curing disease and improving living conditions for all age groups

Acharya, Ganesh
Technology that solves challenges related to health, the external environment and safety and operations in Arctic regions, Public health, preventing and curing disease and improving living conditions for all age groups, The economic, legal, social, health-related and technological foundation for a functional welfare state

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