Öncel Naldemirci is a researcher at the Department of Sociology and Work Science at the University of Gothenburg. He received his BA and MA degrees in sociology from Bogazici University, Istanbul and his PhD from the Department of Sociology and Work Science, University of Gothenburg.
His background and previous research interests include medical sociology and anthropology, sociology of emotions, care, migration, aging, qualitative research methods and Turkish migration to Europe. His previous work has examined aging experiences and care expectations of older Turkish people in a Swedish context.
At present he involves in a research project, entitled “The Challenges of Translating Person-Centred Care from Theory into Practice: Lessons to be Learnt from Core Projects within the University of Gothenburg Centre for Person-Centred Care”. In this project, funded by GPCC and LETStudio, he investigates with Mark Elam, Doris Lydahl, Nicky Britten and Lucy Moore how person-centred care is defined, elaborated and implemented within a strategic sample of GPCC research projects.
Naldemirci, Ö. (2013) Caring (in) Diaspora: Aging and caring experiences of older Turkish migrants in a Swedish context, Ph. D. Thesis, Göteborg Studies in Sociology no.54, Göteborg: Kompendiet.