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. Ethnic Inequalities in Psychological Distress: Population Data Linkage Study on the Pacific Island of Guåhån/Guam

    Bosqui, T. J., Kouvonen, A. M. & Kawabata, Y., Sep 2018, In : Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  2. Work stress and risk of death in men and women with and without cardiometabolic disease: a multicohort study

    IPD-Work Consortium, Sep 2018, In : The Lancet diabetes & endocrinology. 6, 9, p. 705-713 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  3. Mental health by gender-specific occupational groups: profiles, risks and dominance of predictors

    Halonen, J. I., Koskinen, A., Varje, P., Kouvonen, A. M., Hakanen, J. J. & Väänänen, A., 3 Jun 2018, In : Journal of Affective Disorders.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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Latest activities

  1. Ammattiluokittaiset erot nuorten työntekijöiden työterveyshuollon sairaanhoitopalvelujen käytössä

    Harkko, J. (Speaker), Kouvonen, A. (Speaker)
    3 Oct 2018

    Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation

  2. Migration, ageing and care

    Kemppainen, L. (Speaker), Kouvonen, A. (Speaker)
    3 Oct 2018

    Activity: Talk or presentationOral 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. 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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