Since the start of the project, four researchers joined the FutureGEN team:

Selma Kadi, a researcher at the European Centre for Social Welfare Policy and Research in Vienna, joins the Austrian team. Selma will contribute to the Work Package on future trajectories of gendered health and care and policy implications.

Afshin Vafaei is an Assistant Professor (Adjunct) at Lakekead University, Thunder Bay Canada and a research associate at the Centre for Studies in Primary Care, Queen’s University, Canada. Trained as quantitative social epidemiologist, his research is focused on identification of social factors involved in the health status of older adults.

Johan Rehnberg is a post doc at the Aging Research Center, Karolinska Institutet. He has a PhD in Public Health from Stockholm University and a master’s degree in Sociology. Johan will mainly be involved in Work Package 1: understanding the evolution of sex differences in late life health.

Erika Augustsson has a background in quantitative social research and sociology which she uses in her work as an assistant on various projects at the Aging Research Center, Karolinska Institutet. Her main focus is on coordinating The Swedish Panel Study of the Living Conditions of the Oldest Old – SWEOLD.

We welcome four new members to the FutureGEN project team