Anne Kouvonen

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Description of research and teaching

Dr Anne Kouvonen is Senior Lecturer in Sociology. She is also Honorary Lecturer in the UKCRC Centre of Excellence for Public Health, Queen’s University Belfast (UK), and Research Associate Professor in the SWPS University of Social Sciences and Humanities, Wroclaw, Poland.

Anne is the Director of Master's Programme in Contemporary Societies (COS).

Anne is one of the Co-Investigators of the Administrative Data Research Centre (ADRC-NI) in Northern Ireland (http://adrn.ac.uk/about/research-centre-n-ireland ), which is a part of the UK-wide ESRC-funded Administrative Data Research Network. Anne’s research focuses on the relationship between social environment and health. In particular, she has been looking at the links between work environment and health. Her other interests regard the investigation of determinants of obesity and type 2 diabetes; determinants of occupational injury; national trends in morbidity; and migrant health. Her research involves the application of social epidemiological methods and administrative record linkage.

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Curriculum Vitae

Career

2018-ongoing, University Lecturer; Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Helsinki, Finland

2017 Professor of Social Policy, University of Helsinki, Finland

2014-16 ―  University Lecturer; Department of Social Research, University of Helsinki, Finland

2014―ongoing Honorary Lecturer; UKCRC Centre of Excellence for Public Health (NI), Queen’s University Belfast, UK

2014― ongoing Research Associate Professor; SWPS University of Social Sciences and Humanities in Wroclaw, Poland

2012–2014 Lecturer; School of Sociology, Social Policy and Social Work; and UKCRC Centre of Excellence for Public Health (NI), Queen’s University Belfast

2011 Assistant Professor; University of Social Sciences and Humanities, Faculty in Wroclaw

2006–2010 Research Fellow; Institute of Work, Health and Organisations (I-WHO), The University of Nottingham, UK

2005–2006 Special Lecturer; I-WHO, The University of Nottingham

2004-2006 Post Doc Research Fellow; Institute of Behavioral Sciences, University of Helsinki

2003–2004 Visiting Research Fellow; I-WHO, The University of Nottingham

2002-2003 Research Fellow; Finnish Institute of Occupational Health

Other esteem markers:

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (2013-)

Senior Fellow; Institute of Mental Health, The University of Nottingham (2008- )

Member; International Society for Social Capital and Health (2010- )

Language skills                

Finnish (native), English (bilingual/fluent), Swedish (satisfactory), Polish (basics)

 

 

 

Latest publications

  1. Distinctive use of newer and older antidepressants in major geographical areas: A nationally representative register-based study

    Halonen, J., Koskinen, A., Kouvonen, A. M., Varje, P., Pirkola, S. P. & Väänänen, A. 3 Jan 2018 In : Journal of Affective Disorders. 229, p. 358-263

    Research output: Scientific - peer-reviewArticle

  2. Occupational class and the changing patterns of hospitalization for affective and neurotic disorders: a nationwide register-based study of the Finnish working-age population, 1976-2010

    Varje, P., Kouvonen, A. M., Kokkinen, L., Koskinen, A. & Väänänen, A. 13 Dec 2017 In : Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology.

    Research output: Scientific - peer-reviewArticle

  3. Diabetes and risk of occupational injury: a cohort study

    Kouvonen, A., Kivimaki, M., Pentti, J., Aalto, V., Oksanen, T., Virtanen, M. & Vahtera, J. Nov 2017 In : Diabetic Medicine. 34, 11, p. 1629-1636 8 p.

    Research output: Scientific - peer-reviewArticle

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Latest activities

  1. Department of Social Research (Organisational unit)

    Kouvonen, A. (Board member)
    2017

    Activity: MembershipAssessment of candidates for academic posts

  2. Department of Social Research (Organisational unit)

    Kouvonen, A. (Board member)
    2017

    Activity: MembershipAssessment of candidates for academic posts

  3. Invited academic commentator

    Kouvonen, A. (Speaker)
    25 Oct 2017

    Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

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Latest prizes

  1. Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (UK)

    Anne Kouvonen (Recipient), 2013

    Prize: Prizes and awards

  2. Senior Fellow at the Institute of Mental Health (UK)

    Anne Kouvonen (Recipient), 1 Jun 2008

    Prize: Prizes and awards

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Latest projects

  1. Young employees' work ability and the use of occupational health services

    Kouvonen, A., Lahelma, E., Rahkonen, O., Sumanen, H., Lallukka, T., Mänty, M., Pietiläinen, O., Piha, K. & Harkko, J.

    The Finnish Work Environment Fund (Työsuojelurahasto)

    01/04/201831/10/2019

    Project: Research project_Research

  2. CoE: The Centre of Excellence for Public Health (NI) - Phase II

    Kee, F., Bunting, B., Cantwell, M., Clarke, M., Coleman, H., Connelly, P., Cupples, M., Donnelly, M., French, D., Hutchinson, G., Kouvonen, A., Longo, A., Marshall, A., McCann, J., McDonough, S., McKinley, M., Moore, M., Murray, L., O'Reilly, D., Patterson, C., Tully, M. & Woodside, J.

    01/08/201331/07/2018

    Project: Research project

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Education

Valtiot. toht., politiikkatieteet

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