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Aging Research Center

A multidisciplinary research center devoted to aging and health. Established in 2000 by Karolinska Institutet and Stockholm University.

ARC’s mission

ARC’s mission is to improve the health and well-being of older individuals by contributing to the understanding of the aging process from a biomedical, and psychological and sociological perspective in relation to life-long social and physical contexts. ARC conducts research and education and spreads research findings within and outside the scientific community.

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Welcome to ARC’s website!

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Half-time (hybrid) seminar: Jing Wu, on Friday 24 September at 09:30
ARC seminar with Morten Scheibye-Knudsen, University of Copenhagen, Tuesday 28 September 2021 at 11:00
International Forum with Professor Scott Hofer and Professor Patrick J. Curran, on Tuesday 26 October 2021, 10:00-12:00
NEAR workshop on 27 October 2021, 10:00-15:00

Welcome to join the “National E-infrastructure for Aging Research, NEAR’s methodological workshop” on 27 October 2021. This will be an on site and online event. Calendar event and preliminary programme. Contact Linnea Sjöberg if you have any questions.

ARC seminar with Fernando Rodríguez-Artalejo, Tuesday 23 November 2021 at 11:00
ARC seminar with Martin Lauritzen, University of Copenhagen on Thursday 2 December at 11:00

Job openings

Available positions at ARC are also advertised on the Job openings page. All open academic and administrative positions are listed on Karolinska Institutet’s website – including all open positions for doctoral students and post docs.