Research in mental health NTNU / St. Olavs

Department For Research and Development (AFFU), Department of Psychiatry, St Olavs Hospital and Unit for Adult Psychiatry, Faculty of medicine, Norwegian University of Science and Technology – NTNU are located in Trondheim. This "Twin department" comprise co-workers working either, or both, at St Olavs and NTNU.

AFFU runs extensive clinical research in collaboration with clinical departments at St Olavs and other hospitals within the health region of Central Norway (population of more than 700 000).

The department has established a network of local, national and international departments which participate in collaborative projects and the transmission and dispersion of knowledge.

Throughout the research process AFFU offers counselling, supervision and education to students, scholarship holders and other research fellows throughout more than 30 years of existence. The department runs a variety of education program for researchers (ELF).