Sustainable Work/Student life

Track C - Sustainable Work / Student life


C1: A sustainable worklife – new approach on Chalmers based on latest research
Presentation and discussion
Organiser: Magnus Åkerström
Time: 10.00-11.00
Room: Palmstedtsalen, Chalmers conference centre, Johanneberg

A sustainable worklife requires a balanced workload. Traditionally, unbalances in the physical work environment has been a focus area in most workplaces. However, changes in the way of working has created new challenges, and a need for focusing on reducing unbalances in the organisational and social work environment. At Chalmers, the latest research within occupational health were used to develop a new approach for working with these type of questions. Welcome to participate in the discussion.


C2: Vad händer i kroppen vid stress och hur får man utmattningssyndrom?
(This presentation will be in Swedish)

Presentation
Lilian Wiegner
Time: 11.15-12.15
Room: Runan, Chalmers conference centre, Johanneberg

Läkaren Lilian Wiegner från Institutet för Stressmedicin besöker oss för att föreläsa om vad som händer i kroppen vid stress, hur vi påverkas fysiskt och vad det innebär att få utmattningssyndrom. Hon berättar om hur din kropp reagerar på stress, hur du kan känna igen tecknen på och förebygga utmattning. Ta med dig dina frågor och funderingar och kom!


C3: Chalmers Employee Survey 2018 - Results, Trends and How to Deal with Them
Presentation and discussion
Organiser: Johanna Andersson
Time: 12.45-13.45
Room: Valdemar, Chalmers conference centre, Johanneberg

Johanna Andersson will present the results of this year's employee survey, and trends related to gender, stress and work environment. A stress researcher helps us interpret results, additionally a work and safety officer demonstrates useful tools regards how to develop the organisation. There will be time for questions.


C4: Mental Health among students, how can Chalmers improve the work environment?
Workshop
Organiser: Leon Larsson, Chalmers Student Union
Time: 10.00-11.00
Room: Runan, Chalmers conference centre, Johanneberg

Chalmers work for mental health among students – what can be done better and differently? How can we work proactively, encourage a healthy study environment and culture from both the students and teachers perspective? What is a healthy high performing culture and how is it achieved?
The workshop will be aimed at discussing these questions and also trying to find new ways Chalmers can work with these issues. The workshop will begin with an introduction to Chalmers current work, and followed by discussions.


C5: Gender Aspects of Sick Leave – How to Break the Patterns
Presentation
Speaker: Heléne Thomsson, PhD in Psychology and Organizational Consultant
Time: 14.00-15.00
Room: Palmstedtsalen, Chalmers conference centre, Johanneberg

Heléne Thomsson describes gender related causes of unequal sick rates. Why does women's ill health increase despite years of gender equality? What questions do we need to ask, who needs to be heard to break this trend?
This workshop will give improved understanding of how gender equality and inequality affect the health of men and women in different ways.


C6: Strategies for sustainable engagement
Workshop
Organiser: Elin Käck, Globalpsykologerna
Time: 14.00-15.00
Room: Scania, Chalmers conference centre, Johanneberg

Globalpsykologerna visit us to hold a workshop for Chalmers' students who are engaged and active in student organisations or voluntary work. The workshop provides strategies for reducing stress and ill-being and for promoting long-term and sustainable engagement in voluntary work or organizational assignments. The participants will get concrete tools and strategies to better understand their vulnerabilities and risks and how to recover and protect themselves against stress and psychological ill-being. The workshop is tailored to participants' own interests.
Globalpsykologerna are professional psychologists who offer support to staff in government agencies and civil society organisations on strategies for wellbeing among strongly engaged individuals

Please note: This workshop is limited to 30 participants. Priority is given to students who are active in Chalmers student organisations. In case of space, other students and staff can participate. This workshop is a 90 min session.

Published: Sun 16 Sep 2018. Modified: Thu 18 Oct 2018