Projects

NID-Group works on research within the overall areas of Chronotherapeutics, Neurostimulation, Built Environment and Complex Health Interventions. 
Please click below on each area to read more about the research projects.


Chronotherapeutics 

Upcoming projects: 

  • Seasonality in mental healthcare referrals – Seasonment
  • Daylight, what makes the difference? 
Finalized projects: 

  • SAFE-II: Can electronic self-monitoring with closed loop feedback focusing on regulation of the sleep-wake cycle reduce relapse of depression after discharge from a psychiatric ward (2016-2020)
  • SAFE-I: Electronic self-monitoring with clinical feedback in depression, a feasibility study (2015-2016)

Neurostimulation 

Finalized projects: 

  • The usability of Transcutaneous Vagal Nerve Stimulation (t-VNS) in treatment resistant depression
  • DUAG-8: The effect of Pulsed Electromagnetic Fields (PEMF) in depression - a DUAG collaborating study
  • The neurobiology of seasonal affective disorder: Exploring the high prevalence in severe visual impairment (BlindSAD)

Built Environment 

Ongoing projects: 

  • Room-Light: Dynamic LED-light versus static LED-light for depressed in patients – a randomised clinical trial

Upcoming projects: 

  • Effects of indoor environmental quality on user satisfaction and concentration – a demonstration project at Feldballe Friskole 
  • Room-Light 1:1 Ny psykiatri Bispebjerg: Energy efficient dim-evening lighting and dynamic daylight-control adjusted for geographical orientation. Effects on energy consumption and user satisfaction in a post-occupancy-evaluation of a new psychiatric hospital
Finalized projects: 

  • Daylight and Green Cities International, interdisciplinary workshops arranged by Carlo Volf and Christoph Kueffer in The. Daylight Academy (2018 – 2020)
  • ROOM-LIGHT: Dynamic LED-light as treatment for depressed patients in inpatient wards – a feasibility trial (2018-2019)
  • Indoor Environmental Quality in schools: NO-TECH solution versus standard solution - a pilot study (2019-2020)
  • Room-light 1:1 - Ny Psykiatri Bispebjerg (1:1 mock-up)

Complex Health Interventions

Upcoming projects: 

  • Recovery-by-eHealth: A complex intervention aiding recovery in patients with depression discharged from psychiatric outpatient clinics - a 12 months randomized controlled clinical trial