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.




Equality workshop "Good meetings"

What is a good meeting all about and how does a good meeting succeed? As part of our gender equality agenda, a workshop was held lightning up exactly this topic.

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New Conference contribution from SP1 published

Do family characteristics have an impact on early health inequalities?

There is an answer now! Our Subproject 1 just published a new conference contribution in the European Journal of Public Health: doi.org/10.1093/eurpub/ckab165.506

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Annual Conference of the German Society of Medical Sociology

We are pleased to announce that we'll be represented at the annual Conference of the German Society of Medical Sociology! Under the motto "Meso Matters." we will host a pre-conference on the 15th September 2021 to present exciting findings from the scoping reviews as well as new results from our analyses.

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Participating institutions

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