PhD student research school

The WoMHeR PhD student research school consists of 16 PhD student projects  that receive co-funding. All PhD projects are within areas of importance for women’s mental health during the reproductive lifespan. The project are interdisciplinary with supervisors from at least two different disciplinary domains at Uppsala University.

These awarded PhD projects will be an essential and important part of the purpose to develop new areas of knowledge through cross-border collaborations.

the Following Awarded research projects are looking for PhD students:

“Sick of becoming a mother: Causes and consequences of mental illhealth related to family formation”
Erik Grönqvist (Department of Economics), Emma Fransson, Stavros Iliadis and Erica Lindahl.
Click here to aply and find all information: PhD position in Economics, especially Health Economics, Last application date: 2021-04-15

Following Ph D student projects have employed:

“Gender identity and origin of gender dysphoria in birth-assigned girls – exploring links to chemical exposure, sexual- and neuronal development, social-cultural factors, and epigenetic changes”
Klicka här för att läsa annonsen: "Doktorand i könsdysfori, könsidentitetsutveckling och hormonstörande ämnen"
Joelle Ruegg (Department of Organismal Biology), Fotis Papadopoulos, Gabriele Griffin and Carl-Gustaf Bornehag. 

 “A prospective study on the interplay between maternal mental health, early parenting and child development of self-regulation: A novel multidisciplinary approach”
Klicka här för att läsa annonsen: "Doktorand i Psykologi"
Karin Brocki (Department of Psychology) and Andreas Frick.

“PhD position in Gender Studies and Reproductive Medicine Matching Gametes: Making family and nation through assisted reproduction technologies”
Ulrika Dahl (Centre for Gender Research) and Evangelia Elenis. 

“Improving predictive models of peripartum affective disorder using non-invasive neurophysiological measures”
Emma Fransson (Department of Women's and Children's Health), Tomas Furmark, Andreas Frick, Anna Wikman and Marcus Grueschow.

“A parenting intervention for fear of childbirth: Development, feasibility and acceptability”
Margareta Johansson (Department of Women's and Children's Health), Helena W Henriksson, Joanne Woodford and Michael Wells.

“Underlying mechanisms for gender specific differences in Major Depression and Migraine and iCBT treatment outcome”
Jessica Mwinyi (Department of Neuroscience), Monica Buhrman, Gerhard Andersson and Helgi Schiöth.

“Urbanization and the challenges on maternal mental health in lowmiddle income countries”
Mats Målqvist (Department of Women's and Children's Health), Hannah Bradby, John Östh and Yemane Berhane. 

“Predicting peripartum depression using a smartphone application and digital phenotyping”
Fotis Papdopoulos (Department of Neuroscience), Ginevra Castellano, Stavros Iliadis and Caisa Öster.

 “Stories och Rape Trauma: Narratological and Psychotraumatological Perspectives”
Sigrid Schottenius Cullhed (Department of Literature) and Filip Arnberg. 

“When mommy got cancer - development of an e-health intervention targeting psychological distress in women diagnosed with cancer while caring for young children (e-MAMA)”
Anna Wikman (Department of Women's and Children's Health), Lisa Ljungman, Renita Sörensdotter, Pia Enebrink and Karin Glimskär Stålberg.

“Developing effective support services for refugee women who have experienced sexual and gender based violence"
Georgina Warner (Department of Public Health and Caring Sciences), Anna Sarkadi and Hannah Bradby.

“Evaluating Intervention Package to Reduce Perinatal Mental Disorder and Respectful Maternity Care in Nepal”
KC Ashish (Department of Women's and Children's Health), Mats Målqvist, Karin Brocki and Sibylle Herzig van Wees.

“Oral contraceptives, childbirths, and hormone levels – which are causal factors for depression and other mental health disorders?”
Åsa Johansson (Department of Immunology, Genetics and Pathology), Bengt Sennblad and Philip Fowler.

“Neuroimaging PMDD and its treatment”
Erika Comasco (Department of Neuroscience), Jonas Bergquist and Johan Wikström. 

“Robot-assisted diagnosis of women’s depression around childbirth”
Ginevra Castellano (Department of Information Technology), Fotis Papadopoulos and Giulia Perugia.

Last modified: 2021-03-14