Department of Health Promotion and Development

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Specialisation either in Gender in Global Development or in Health Promotion.
Former investigations have shown that PMTO-interventions have positive effects on the parenting of immigrant mothers and the behaviour of their children. A new article by researchers in the UiB research-group Child Welfare, Equality and Inclusion suggests that PMTO may not be effective in relieving mental distress among immigrant mothers.
How do teachers and social workers use multidisciplinary teams as part of a collaborative effort to support children living in difficult conditions? This question was investigated by researchers affiliated with the research group Child welfare, equality and social inclusion, UiB.
The Norwegian child welfare services’ ways of addressing multicultural challenges is a recurring topic in national and international debates. Fear of the child welfare services among ethnic minority parents are under researched in Norway, and has been addressed in a new article by researchers from the research group Child welfare, Equality and Inclusion, UiB.
Scholars teaching from different continents, will give their presentations in addition to short comments related to the main topic of the day.
Focaal - Journal of Global and Historical Anthropology is a peer-reviewed journal advocating an approach that rests in the simultaneity of ethnography, processual analysis, local insights, and global vision.
Thera Mjaaland will defend her thesis on the 14th of February on the subject: “At the frontiers of change? Women and girls’ pursuit of education in north-western Tigray, Ethiopia”
African Journal of AIDS Research (AJAR) is a peer-reviewed research journal publishing papers that make an original contribution to the understanding of social dimensions of HIV/AIDS in African contexts.
The 15th European Conference in Developmental Psychology is taking place in Bergen.
The faculty has announced six new PhD scholarships, and one of them is with the SIPA-group. Deadline for application is January 31.