Welcome to Research Unit 2723

Research Unit 2723 "Understanding the institutional context of health inequalities among young people. A life stage approach" was approved by the German Research Foundation (DFG) on 7 December 2018 for a first, three-year funding phase and began its work in July 2019 under the leadership of the Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg.

Research Unit 2723 is investigating how institutional contexts from birth to young adulthood are associated with the emergence of health inequalities. The project marks the first-ever DFG-funded research unit to work exclusively in the field of medical sociology and public health research.

The research unit brings together leading researchers from different universities. In addition to MLU Halle Wittenberg, BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg, Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf, Heidelberg University, Ludwig Maximilian University Munich and Robert Koch Institute are involved in the joint project.



Studienprotokoll zur Forschungsgruppe erschienen

Das Studienprotokoll der FOR 2723 ist soeben in SocArXiv erschienen.

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Neue DFG-Forschungsgruppe unter Leitung hallescher Medizinsoziologen untersucht gesundheitliche Ungleichheiten bei jungen Menschen

Unter Leitung des Medizinsoziologen Prof. Dr. Matthias Richter untersucht eine neue Forschungsgruppe der Deutschen Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) in einem Grundlagenprojekt „Institutionelle Kontexte, Gesundheit und gesundheitliche Ungleichheiten bei jungen Menschen“.

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Participating institutions

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