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Dr Benjamin Marent joined the School of Applied Social Science at the University of Brighton in July 2015. As Research Fellow in the Horizon 2020 funded 'EmERGE project', he investigates the development and implementation of a mobile health (mHealth) platform to enable self-management of patients across five clinical sites. He has previously been a Senior Researcher at the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute Health Promotion Research (Vienna) and is a regular Guest Lecturer at the University of Vienna. Benjamin’s research interests include digital health, citizens’ participation in healthcare and sociological theories.

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, University of Vienna

External positions

Guest Lecturer, University of Vienna

1 Mar 2012 → …

Keywords

  • HM Sociology
  • Digital Health
  • Digital Sociology

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Research Output 2011 2018

Ambivalence in digital health: Co-designing an mHealth platform for HIV care

Marent, B., Henwood, F. & Darking, M., 6 Sep 2018, In : Social Science & Medicine. 215, p. 133-141 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

ambivalence
health
reflexivity
quantification
social scientist

Development of an mHealth platform for HIV care: Gathering user perspectives through co-Design workshops and interviews

Marent, B., Henwood, F. & Darking, M., 15 Sep 2018, In : JMIR MHealth and UHealth. 6, 10, 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
interview
functionality
grounded theory
credibility
privacy

Professionals' perspectives towards health promotion in residential aged care: an explorative study in Austria

Marent, B., Wieczorek, C. & Krajic, K., 29 Sep 2016, In : Health Promotion International. 33, 2, p. 268-278 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Austria
Health Promotion
Frail Elderly
Personal Autonomy
Population Groups

The struggle for inter-professional teamwork and collaboration in maternity care: Austrian health professionals' perspectives on the implementation of the Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative

Wieczorek, C., Marent, B., Dorner, T. E. & Duer, W., 14 Mar 2016, In : BMC Health Services Research. 16, p. 1-15 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Breast Feeding
Delivery of Health Care
Nurse Midwives
Austria
Physicians

Conceptualizing lay participation in professional health care organizations

Marent, B., Forster, R. & Nowak, P., 1 Sep 2015, In : Administration & Society. 47, 7, p. 827-850 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
health care
participation
lack
professional association
decision making