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Personal profile

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― 2020 Visiting Professor; Research Institute of Psychology, SWPS University of Social Sciences and Humanities, 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)

 

 

 

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 (Northern Ireland).

Anne is one of the WP leaders (PIs) in Towards socially inclusive digital society: transforming service culture / Consortium: DigiIn, 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 and socioeconomic inequalities of health. Her other current interests regard the investigation of ageing in migrants; migrant health; digitalisation and social inclusion of migrants. Her research involves the application of social epidemiological methods and administrative record linkage as well as large-scale prospective survey designs and RCTs.

Education/Academic qualification

Public Health, Docent, University of Turku

Award Date: 25 Oct 2012

Psychology, dr. hab., University of Social Sciences and Humanities (SWPS), Wroclaw, Poland

Award Date: 15 Jan 2012

Sociology, PhD, University of Helsinki

Award Date: 23 Oct 2002

Sociology, MSc, University of Helsinki

Award Date: 5 Jun 1998

External positions

Honorary Lecturer, The Queen's University Belfast, Belfast, UK

14 Nov 2014 → …

Research Associate Professor, University of Social Sciences and Humanities (SWPS), Wroclaw, Poland

1 Oct 201430 Sep 2020

Lecturer in Sociology/Social Policy (Health), The Queen's University Belfast, Belfast, UK

16 Jan 201231 Jul 2014

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

1 Jan 201131 Jan 2012

Research Fellow, University of Nottingham

1 Sep 200631 Dec 2010

Special Lecturer, University of Nottingham

1 Sep 200531 Aug 2006

Visiting Research Fellow, University of Nottingham

15 Sep 200315 Jun 2004

Fields of Science

  • 5142 Social policy
  • 5141 Sociology
  • 3142 Public health care science, environmental and occupational health
  • Epidemiology
  • Social epidemiology
  • Public health

International and National Collaboration Publications and projects within past five years.

Publications

Miten ehkäisevät työterveyshuoltopalvelut tavoittavat nuoret työntekijät?

Sumanen, H., Harkko, J. & Kouvonen, A., 2020, In : Työterveyshoitaja.. 45, 1, p. 13-15 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleProfessional

Nuorten työntekijöiden työkyky ja työterveyshuollon palvelujen käyttö

Sumanen, H., Harkko, J., Lahti, J., Ketonen, E-L., Pietiläinen, O. & Kouvonen, A., 2020, Kotka: Kaakkois-Suomen ammattikorkeakoulu. 30 p. (Xamk tutkii; no. 13)

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned reportProfessional

Open Access
File

Preparedness for Mass Gatherings: Factors to Consider According to the Rescue Authorities

Koski, A., Kouvonen, A. & Sumanen, H., 20 Feb 2020, In : International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 17, 4, 15 p., 1361.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
File

Projects

Helsinki Health Study

Rahkonen, O., Lallukka, T., Lahelma, E., Lahti, J., Hannu, T., Harkko, J., Heinonen, N. A., Hiilamo, A. J., Holstila, A., Huttu, A., Kanerva, N., Karjala, A. K., Kouvonen, A., Martikainen, P., Mauramo, E., Mänty, M., Pekkala, J., Pietiläinen, O., Piha, K., Roos, E., Salmela, J. H., Salonsalmi, A., Silventoinen, K., Sumanen, H., Suur-Uski, J., Svärd, A., Kivimäki, M., Marmot, M., Sekine, M., Blomgren, J., Heikkilä, T., Karvonen, S., Laaksonen, M., Leino-Arjas, P., Pirkola, S., Pitkäniemi, J., Pohjonen, T., Roos, E., Stenberg, J., Torvinen, M. & Tuovinen, E.

SUOMEN AKATEMIA

01/01/2000 → …

Project: Research project

Prizes

Activities

Mental ill-health in young adults and the potential of web-based treatments

Anne Kouvonen (Chair), , Jouni Lahti (Speaker: Presenter), & Tea Lallukka (Speaker: Chair)

13 Feb 2020

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

Nuorten työntekijöiden työterveyshuoltopalveluiden käyttö

Anne Kouvonen (Speaker)

10 Sep 2020

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

A-klinikkasäätiö (External organisation)

Anne Kouvonen (Board member)

1 Jan 2020 → …

Activity: Membership typesMembership or other role in national/international committee, council, board

INEQ Research Seminar: Intersectional Inequalities in a Digitising Multicultural Society

Anne Kouvonen (Speaker), , Ulla Buchert (Speaker), & Nuriiar Safarov (Speaker)

26 Feb 2020

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Digitaalisaatio ja eriarvoisuus: pysyvätkö kaikki mukana?

Anne Kouvonen (Speaker), , Ulla Buchert (Speaker), & Nuriiar Safarov (Speaker)

16 Jan 2020

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation