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Research strategy for OUH and the Department of Clinical Research, SDU 2021 - 2025


The strategy comprises five action areas that will contribute to fulfilling our common vision of creating the patient treatment of the future.


  1. Research for and with patients and relatives
    Our ambition is to actively involve patients and relatives in all parts of the research process.

  2. Evidence-based medicine
    Our ambition is to be among the best in the world to generate, incorporate, and implement evidence-based medicine in research, education, and treatment.

  3. Excellent research collaboration
    Our ambition is to collaborate across disciplines, universities, faculties at SDU, hospitals, sectors, regions, and national borders to carry out excellent research that can contribute to coordinated care of the highest quality.

  4. Strong research culture
    Our ambition is to create a framework that further professionalizes and supports our research and enhances the way in which we make our results visible.

  5. Attractive career paths
    Our ambition is to be an attractive workplace with visible and flexible career paths for all researchers.


Read the Research Strategy for The Department of Clinical Research and OUH



Worth knowing

As a PhD student, you are enrolled at the PhD School at the Faculty of Health Sciences with affiliation to the department/institute and research unit where your main supervisor is employed.

As a PhD student with a faculty scholarship, you are an employee at the Department of Regional Health Research for the length of your scholarship. After that, you will be employed at your hospital or research unit. 

Regardless of where you are employed, you are considered an employee at SDU.

As an employee, you should direct any question and comment to the Department of Clinical Research. "Employee" covers: professor, associate professor, assistant professor, postdoc, or PhD student with a Faculty Scholarship.

Contact information for Department of Clinical Research

If you are enroled as a PhD student at the PhD School at Faculty of Health Sciences, direct any question or comment regarding your erolment to the PhD School

As enroled as a PhD student at the Faculty of Regional Health Research, all questions and comments should be directed to the PhD School at the Faculty of Health Sciences.

Contact information for the PhD School

Remember: Changes in your PhD enrolment can only be made by the PhD School

Research strategy

Research strategy for OUH and the Department of Clinical Research - 2021 - 2025

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Last Updated 24.03.2021