In the Media

4 June, 2020

Ingmar Skoog, PI and member of the NEAR Steering Board, is interviewed in Altinget (in Swedish).

18 May, 2020

Laura Fratiglioni and Ingmar Skoog from the NEAR collaboration are among the experts interviewed in “Vetenskapsradion På djupet” on the problems with the spread of Covid-19 among the most vulnerable, elderly people in Sweden (In Swedish). Click on the image or listen here.

13 May, 2020

Carin Lennartsson, PI of the NEAR-associated project SWEOLD, is interviewed on Swedish Television on the growing problems with social isolation for the elderly in the Covid-19 risk groups. (Click the picture to view the clip. In Swedish.) She is also featured in an article (in Swedish), commenting on the myth that Swedish elderly are the […]

12 May, 2020

On the Swedish public television show Agenda on Sunday, 10 May, the NEAR PI and collaborator Professor Ingmar Skoog took part in a discussion panel about the failure to protect the elderly in Sweden. The discussion starts at the 11-minute mark. (In Swedish.)

16 April, 2020

In Läkartidningen, 30 leading Swedish researchers in aging research offered their help to the government and Swedish governmental agencies to secure the best care for the elderly, the group most affected by the coronavirus. Read the opinion article here»»

16 April, 2020

NEAR PI:s and other Swedish aging researchers wrote an opinion piece for Sweden’s largest newspaper Aftonbladet, regarding age discrimination during the coronavirus pandemic.

7 April, 2020

Professor Ingmar Skoog, head of the Gothenburg Population studies and member of the NEAR Steering board, is interviewed on Swedish Television, Channel 4, on 6 April (in Swedish).

12 July, 2019

Read about NEAR in the second issue 2019 of “äldre i centrum”, which is a research magazine on older adults and aging. ÄiC 2-19 ARC_Latest http://www.aldreicentrum.se/

29 March, 2019

Read about NEAR in the second issue of SVEPET (Memebership journal for the Association of Swedish Epidemiology). http://Medlemstidning för Svensk Epidemiologisk Förening