Anne Kouvonen

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Description of research and teaching

Dr Anne Kouvonen is Professor of Social Policy. She is also Honorary Lecturer in Social Epidemiology 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. She is also a Senior Researcher at the Academy of Finland funded Centre of Excellence in Research on Ageing and Care (https://www.jyu.fi/hytk/fi/laitokset/yfi/en/research/projects/agecare).  Anne’s research focuses on the social determinants of health. In particular, she has been investigating employee mental health. Her other current interests regard the investigation of ageing and care in migrants; and migrant health. Her research involves the application of social epidemiological methods and administrative record linkage as well as large-scale prospective survey designs.

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Curriculum Vitae

Career

2018 -ongoing  Professor of Social Policy (permanent), University of Helsinki, Finland

2017 Professor of Social Policy (fixed-term), University of Helsinki, Finland

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

2014―ongoing Honorary Lecturer in Social Epidemiology; 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. Parental Social Support and Adolescent Well-Being: a Cross-Sectional Study in China

    Wang, Z., Kouvonen, A. M., Satka, M. E. A. & Julkunen, I. H. G., Feb 2019, In : Child Indicators Research. 12, 1, p. 299–317 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  2. The Impact of Risk Factors for Coronary Heart Disease on Related Disability in Older Irish Adults

    Cruise, S., Hughes, J., Bennett, K., Kouvonen, A. M. & Kee, F., 1 Jan 2019, In : Journal of Aging and Health. 31, 1, p. 165-184 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  3. E-pub ahead of print

    Human service work and long-term sickness absence due to mental disorders: A prospective study of gender-specific patterns in 1 466 100 employees

    Kokkinen, L., Kouvonen, A., Buscariolli, A., Koskinen, A., Varje, P. & Väänänen, A., 30 Dec 2018, In : Annals of Epidemiology.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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Latest activities

  1. CoE Age Care Winter School 2019

    Anne Kouvonen (Speaker: Chair)
    10 Jan 201911 Jan 2019

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

  2. ETMU days 2018

    Anne Kouvonen (Speaker: Chair)
    15 Nov 2018

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

  3. The mental health of migrants working in human service occupations: a register-based study

    Anne Kouvonen (Speaker), Antero Olavi Olakivi (Speaker)
    29 Oct 201831 Oct 2018

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

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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. Administrative Data Centre Northern Ireland (ADRC-NI)

    Kouvonen, A.

    01/11/2018 → …

    Project: Research project_Research

  2. 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

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