Sustainable Built Environments for better Health and WELL-being (SWELL)

A project in the Interdisciplinary Sustainable Initiatives at NTNU

Sustainable Built Environments for better Health and WELL-being (SWELL)


SWELL

Our goal

The SWELL project will contribute to healthy and sustainable urban environments through increased knowledge and understanding among citizens about the consequences of their actions on their health, environment and their community.

The project takes the position that a transformational change towards a more sustainable future requires understanding and action at the individual, community, national and global levels. The project focuses on the human behaviour and decision making, supported by a better understanding of sustainability and the impacts of their actions on a sustainable future.

Who are we? 

The project brings together expertise from health and medical sciences, geography and social sciences, the built environment and ICT to develop mathematical and conceptual models, methods and digital technologies to engage and interact actively with citizens and young people.

The knowledge and data from the different disciplines will be used to visualise and communicate the complex and intricate relations that are relevant for making decisions that will support a sustainable lifestyle and how we interact with our surroundings.
 
This project builds upon results from earlier and current international, European and national projects and is designed such that it could serve as a platform for future project proposals.


Sustainable Built Environments for better Health and WELL-being (SWELL)

PhD theses in Sustainable Built Environments for better Health and WELL-being (SWELL)

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Project Timeline and Funding

Sustainable Built Environments for better Health and WELL-being (SWELL)is funded by NTNU Sustainability.
 
The project was initiated in 2022 and will run in its current state until 2026, during whichtime the research infrastructure will be operationalised and made increasingly available to other research projects.

Want to be involved?

Sustainable Built Environments for better Health and WELL-being (SWELL) is always looking for good discussions with others. Do drop us a line if you have something you want to discuss.