GERDA is a cross-border, interdisciplinary research collaboration between Umeå University in Sweden and Åbo Akademi University, Novia University of Applied Sciences, Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences, and Åland University of Applied Sciences in Finland. We have together collected several rounds of data on different aspects of health and living conditions among older adults. Thus far, these collections have resulted in among other things 28 doctoral theses and over a hundred scientific articles. Our goal is to promote a good aging through knowledge exchange, cooperation, research, and dissemination.
Highest response rate of the GERDA-survey found on ÅlandAfter the data collection during 2021-2022 has ended it can be noted that the Åland Islands had the highest response rate (62 %) of the regions participating in the GERDA-survey. A report on the results concerning Åland will be written during the Read more
Collaborators – who are we?
The steering group's most important role is to discuss, plan and decide on activities related to GERDA. The steering group includes members from all universities and consists of the following persons: