Activities

The NEAR Steering Board held an E-meeting on 30 November, lead by its new chair, Kristina Johnell. At the meeting the upcoming application to Vetenskapsrådet (The Swedish Research Council) for a prolongation of the funding was discussed, as well as post doc positions to enhance the ongoing harmonization of data.  

NEAR has had the first meetings with its Ethical and Scientific Advisory Boards. At the ethical advisory board meeting, a future direction of NEAR as an ethically more aware actor was discussed. An actor that pulls knowledge from different fields together and is able to better describe the quality of health in the elderly. The […]

The first Societal Advisory Board meeting took place 10th of November 2020 on Zoom. For a detailed list of the members in the Advisory Board please see: Members of the Societal Advisory Board.  

The NEAR database managers have conducted two e-meetings regarding the new platform of NEAR on November 3d and November 13th.

September 23, 2020

Steering board E-meeting

The NEAR steering board held its second meeting 2020 on the 23rd of September on Zoom, directly after the NEAR workshop.

The NEAR database managers will conduct an E-meeting on 16 April.

The NEAR Steering Board will conduct an E-meeting on 31 March.

The database managers of the 15 included studies (from six different universities), will have their second meeting on December 6 at the Aging Research Center in Stockholm.

The second Steering Board meeting will take place on December 3 at the Aging Research Center in Stockholm.

The first Steering Board meeting took place in Stockholm at the Aging Research Center.

The Secretary for Research Infrastructures, Bjorn Halleröd, provided information on the design and timetable for the call in 2017. Link to VR presentation.

November 25, 2016

Meeting on NEAR application

During the meeting, the Principal Investigators outlined NEAR application and organizational structure. Meeting agenda.

June 3, 2016

Strategic meeting

During the strategic meeting, the Principal Investigators discussed the strategy outlined by VR. The database managers presented their databases and discussed standards and procedures for data collection and storage. Strategic meeting agenda.

The Swedish Research Council (VR) held an information meeting about the requirements for the next grant call. VR outlined the strategic approach to identify priority areas, the aim of the National E-infrastructures, and the timeframe for the budget support.