Institute of Public Health and Nursing Research (IPP)


World No Tobacco Day
Global Health|

World No Tobacco Day Award 2024 given to Raouf Alebshehy, PhD student Dept. of Global Health

PhD student awarded prestigious tobacco control award

Foto von Nikita Durnev
Global Health|

A visit from Kazakhstan at IPP

Public Health research student from Kazakhstan visited the University in May 2024

Matthias Zündel, Gabriele Bolte, Stefanie Dreger, Frank Schmidt (v.l.n.r.)

Double perspectives in Bremen's city centre: art meets science

Prof Gabriele Bolte and Dr Stefanie Dreger from the Institute for Public Health and Nursing Research (IPP) at the University of Bremen give a lecture on the topic of "Health and Nature" at an event in the Paula Modersohn-Becker Museum.

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Global Health| Sozialepidemiologie|

WHO Meeting in Bonn on heat health action plans

New heat health action guidance being developed by WHO

Karin Wolf-Ostermann
Pflegewissenschaftliche Versorgungsforschung|

HEARAZ – how Hearing aids are to become health assistants DFG funds research training group at the Universities of Oldenburg and Bremen

Prof. Karin Wolf-Ostermann from Institute of Public Health and Nursing Research at the University of Bremen is included.

Karin Wolf-Ostermann
Pflegewissenschaftliche Versorgungsforschung|

Awarding International Gerontology Prize of Turkey of the Year 2023 to Prof Karin Wolf-Ostermann

Prof. Karin Wolf-Ostermann from the IPP at the University of Bremen was awarded the International Science Prize for her contribution to social and applied gerontology at the opening ceremony of the XI International Symposium on Gerontology at Akdeniz

Mitglieder der Delegation der Shanxi Datong University und des IPP
Global Health|

Delegation from Shanxi Datong University visits the IPP

At the meeting between the delegation from Datong University of Bremen and members of the IPP, the participants exchanged views on health and nursing study programs in Datong and Bremen.

Prävention und Gesundheitsförderung| Sozialepidemiologie| Pflegewissenschaftliche Versorgungsforschung|

Digital population-based health in Germany: An edition of the Bundesgesundheitsblatt highlights future potential

The latest issue of the Bundesgesundheitsblatt "Digital population-based health in Germany - examples from research at the Leibniz Science Campus Digital Public Health" focuses on the digital transformation in healthcare and combines exemplary papers on the potential of digital technologies.

Woman smartphone benche face mask
Prävention und Gesundheitsförderung|

Christopher Jones wins early career research award

Christopher Jones receives an early career research award from the Division of Health Psychology in the German Psychological Society

Prof. Dr. Birte Berger-Höger
Pflegewissenschaftliche Evaluations- und Implementierungsforschung|

Better health information for migrants in oncology

People with a migration history often face barrieres when they when seeking trustworthy information about their cancer treatment. To develop improved health information resources for this population, the IPP and the University Medical Centre Halle are working together on the 'DivO-Inform' project.

Karin Wolf-Ostermann
Pflegewissenschaftliche Versorgungsforschung|

Can AI relieve the burden on care?

Prof Wolf-Ostermann from the Institute for Public Health and Nursing Research (IPP) at the University of Bremen in the dossier " Digital turnaround - Digitalwende" in “Süddeutsche Zeitung”

Prof. Dr. Melanie Böckmann
Global Health|

Appointment to the Editorial board of BMC Global and Public Health

Melanie Böckmann appointed to the Editorial board of the journal Global and Public Health

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Global Health|

NEW TO THE IPP – Herfina Nababan and Lira Ramadani

The Department is growing!

Democracy. Diversity. Open-Mindedness.

Joint declaration of the Bremen research institutions united in the U Bremen Research Alliance and the State Rectors' Conference.

Prof. Dr. Karin Wolf-Ostermann, Janissa Altona
Pflegewissenschaftliche Versorgungsforschung|

Symposium ‘Dementia-friendly Environment in the Community – An International Perspective on Concepts and Interventions

Prof. Dr. Karin Wolf-Ostermann and Janissa Altona from IPP at the University of Bremen presented findings from their research projects on dementia-friendly neighbourhoods at the annual meeting of the Gerontological Association of America.

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Report on climate justice in Germany published for the first time

Prof. Dr. Gabriele Bolte investigates health equity in climate change impacts

Portrait Gabriele Bolte

Urban Epidemiology as an integrative approach for sustainable, health-promoting urban development

Prof. Gabriele Bolte presents strategies from the recently published paper at the ninth conference City of the future - healthy, sustainable metropolitan areas

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20th issue of IPP-Info newly published - Launch of our new online reader survey

In focus: Gender and intersectionality in health science research

Mitglieder der Fachkommission nach Pflegeberufegesetz und Bundesgesundheitsminister Prof. Dr. Karl Lauterbach
Qualifikations- und Curriculumforschung|

Successful completion of the 1st legislature of the expert commission under the Nursing Professions Act

Prof. Dr. Ingrid Darmann-Finck from the Institute of Public Health and Nursing Research at the University of Bremen was Deputy Chairwoman for five years

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Treatment of urinary tract infection - multimodal intervention improves adherence to guidelines

PD Dr. Guido Schmiemann, Department of Health Service Research at the IPP, was involved in the research project on behalf of the University of Bremen.


29. Nov
Tagung „Gesunde Stadt“
Kwadrat, Wilhelm-Kaisen-Brücke 4 in Bremen

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