The Faculty of social sciences and technology management has eleven departments with all together around 240 employees in scientific positions. The research conducted at the Faculty spans across multiple disciplines. This broad academic spectrum allows cross-disciplinary collaboration and creative subject combinations, also including technology, engineering and natural sciences. At the faculty, and the university as a whole, health, welfare and technology is a strategic research area.
The faculty prioritizes research of high international quality, multi-disciplinary research and externally financed research, especially EU-financed research. The research is directed towards innovation and entrepreneurship.
On August 25-27, 2014, the Faculty of social sciences and technology management will co-organise the 2nd International Forum arranged in Health Promotion Research. The objective is to enable researchers, practitioners and policy makers to share, discuss and develop health promotion research and practice specifically related to future health under the label "NEXT HEALTH". The Forum will be a joint event with the Global Working Group on Salutogenesis.
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