Anneli Nyman, PhD in Occupational Therapy, senior lecturer in Occupational Therapy, at the Division of Health and Rehabilitation, Department of Health Science, Luleå University of Technology (LTU), Sweden. Anneli’s research interest is on aging with focus on older adults and how togetherness in everyday activities is experienced and support participation in changing life situations. A particular area of interest relates to rehabilitation and how digital solutions can support social participation and community life among older adults. She has broad experience of different qualitative research methods and participatory research. Anneli is engaged in the Human Health and Activity lab at LTU, a laboratory used for research and education on how technology in the home can be designed to support people with health-related needs.
Margareta Lilja, PhD in Occupational Therapy, senior professor in Occupational Therapy at the Division of Health and Rehabilitation, Department of Health Science, Luleå University of Technology (LTU), Sweden. Margareta has broad experience in aging research, especially in research concerning frail senior citizens activities in daily life, aging in place and place integration. Of special interest is technology and digitalization as a resource in community-based rehabilitation. She is engaged in the Human Health and Activity lab at LTU, a laboratory used for research and education on how technology in the home can be designed to support people with health-related needs. Margareta is also a member of the Advisory board of European Master
Maria Haak, Deputy Director of Research within the Research Platform for Collaboration for Health, associate professor at Kristianstad University, Sweden. Her main research interests concern different aspects and interventions in the home and close neighbourhood environment, and how these influences health, activity, independence in old and very old age. In her research investigates the effects of user involvement in research and she actively involve users in different phases of the research process.
Magnus Zingmark, head of research and development municipality of Östersund, guest researcher Epidemiology and global health, Umeå Universitiy. Magnus´ research is focused on healthy ageing, the effects and cost effectiveness of interventions and the translation of research evidence to practice. Beside intervention research including reablement, health promotion, fallprevention and e-health, Magnus work is linked to the WHO network Age Friendly cities and communities.
Maria Ranner, researcher in occupational therapy and lecturer at Luleå University of Technology, Sweden. Her research has the focus on reablement, person-centred occupational therapy in stroke rehabilitation, and brain friendly working places. Maria had a postdoc position within the research field of reablement at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway, between year 2017 and 2019.
Susanne Guidetti, researcher in occupational therapy and a senior lecturer, employed at The Division of Occupational Therapy, in the Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society (NVS), at Karolinska Institutet (KI) in Stockholm, Sweden. The line of research has focused on developing and evaluating complex interventions related to health promotion and prevention, interventions, training and rehabilitation in occupational therapy, but also with a wider multidisciplinary approach. Susanne is also appointed as the program director for the doctoral programme for PhD students in health care sciences (PUF-V) at KI on a wide variety of subjects within health care, research knowledge and experience. Furthermore, group leader for the HELD (Health in Everyday Life after neurological disorders) research group.