Honja and Lisa give a talk at VHS Urania

On April 8, 2024, Honja Hama and Lisa Lehner gave a talk at one of Vienna’s Centers for Adult Education (Volkshochschule) on the social aspects of pharmaceuticals. The Social Lives of Pharmaceuticals In a 90-minute interactive talk, the “Less is More?”-team members presented some initial findings from the project, but focused on discussing with a lively audience at the Volkshochschule...

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We are happy to report that with December 2023 we started a new European project called “Interact Europe 100”. Interdisciplinary work is a cornerstone of providing effective healthcare, but it is often difficult to implement given high specialization of different professions and disciplines, strict hierarchies or structural and systemic issues. However, proper interdisciplinary work is...

Igor honored by the Leadership Excellence Awards in Research

  Igor Grabovac was awarded second place at the inaugural Leadership Excellence in Research Awards (LExA). For this first time this year the Career Centre of the Ludwig Boltzmann Gesellschaft has established and awarded the LExA Awards to recognize outstanding leadership skills that make significant contribution in solving societal challenges and serves as role models...

New paper out from CANCERLESS Project on cancer prevention in people experiencing homelessness

A new paper published in the top journal of the Lancet Publishing Group – eClinicalMedicine – shows the first empiric results of the CANCERLESS project. The new publication lead by Tobias Schiffler, a PhD student on the CANCERLESS project, mapped out experiences of people experiencing homelessness in four European countries (Austria, Greece, Spain and the...

Tobias Schiffler wins a grant for his project “CoMitMenT”

Tobias Schiffler wins a grant for his project “CoMitMenT”. “CoMitMenT – Co-designing strategies for physical health promotion with people living with mental ill-health” is a Vienna-based research project that aims to identify the barriers and facilitators that people with mental ill-health experience when seeking help for physical health problems within the local healthcare system. By...

New Horizon Europe grant for our team

Our team lead by Igor Grabovac has been successful in securing funding from the Horizon Europe programme from the European Commission looking into patient navigation in cancer prevention services for people experiencing mental-ill health in Europe. Project entiteld “CO-CAPTAIN: Cancer Prevention among Individuals with Mental-Ill Health: Co-Adapting and Implementing Patient Navigation for Primary Cancer Prevention”...

New Public Health book out with participation from our Group

  A new edition of the Public Health Textbook “Public Health: Gesundheit und Gesundheitswesen” has been published by Elsavier. This comprehensive textbook covers all the basic important aspects of public health with a special focus on issues pertaining to German speaking parts of Europe and with cooperation from authors from Austria, Germany and Switzerland. Our...

Charlotte and Igor featured in the new ORF radio series “Young Science”

Charlotte Rösel and Igor Grabovac were featured in the new radio series at ORF1 called “Young Science“. The new multimedia format provides interview articles and radio interviews focusing on scientific topics of interest for younger people and featuring mostly young scientists as well. Charlotte and Igor presented the important information of the WE-Project and explained...

Lovro and Igor participated at a Conference on Trans Rights in Bratislava

On the 22nd of September, Lovro Markovic and Igor Grabovac were invited guests to an international conference focusing on the rights of trans people in Slovakia and Europe, organized by the Faculty of Law, Comenius University of Bratislava (partners of the WE-Project Consortium). In their presentations, Lovro and Igor focused on aspects of health and...