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Lise Switsers

Care and well-being - Research group Mobilab & Care

Caring society

Driven by curiosity, committed to contributing to a caring society, enjoys listening to life stories.

Lise is a social agogist: an education where sociology, psychology and philosophy come together. In recent years, she has focused on topics related to elderly policy, such as age-friendly and dementia-friendly municipalities.

In 2017, she started her doctoral research at the VUB on "Loneliness from a life course perspective", successfully completing her PhD in October 2021.

Afterwards, she joined the Department of Welfare, Public Health and Family to work on caring neighborhoods.

Now, within Mobilab & Care, she will conduct research on the themes of caring neighborhoods and loneliness.