How to join the Research Group

If you are a researcher in health promotion or education, you are invited to become a member of the SHE Research Group.

The  SHE  research  group  (RG)  is  a  consortium  of  researchers  and  research  institutions  fromcountries in the WHO European region, who are part of the Schools for Health in Europe (SHE) Network Foundation. The  SHE  RG  consists  of  scholars with  expertise,  capacities,  and  interest  in  further  developing,  researching  and  evaluating  relevant  issues  and  approaches  on  school  health  promotion  andhealth education within the European context.

SHE Research Group position paper

To become a full member of the research group, applicants should fulfill the following criteria:

  • At least a Master ́s degree regarding school health promotion, health education or disease prevention  (a  wide  range  of  disciplines will  be  considered,  e.g.,  health  sciences,  social  sciences, life sciences)
  • At least three scientific publications (e.g., journal article, book chapter) concerning school health promotion and health education
  • Participation in at least one research or development project on school health promotion and health education within the last three years

If you are not fulfilling the criteria for obtaining the full membership, you are invited to become a junior member of the SHE Research Group. Junior membership is equal to full membership, but with different criteria. You can become a member or a junior member by sending the SHE Research Group membership form to SHE consultant Ulla Pedersen,

Download membership form

Download junior membership form



Code of practice SHE Research group

Be familiar and agree with SHE's Articles of Association.

Engage in research and development projects in the area of school health promotion and education, as outlined in the SHE Research Group position paper (pdf-document).

Play an active role in SHE activities (participate in the events organized for the network, initiate events, raise awareness of possibilities for publishing, communicate relevant events in advance, have and maintain contact with their SHE national coordinator).

Share relevant information and research findings with the members of SHE.

Act as advocates for research in SHE and its implication for policy, research and practice.