• PL 54 (Unioninkatu 37)

    00014

    Finland

20002025
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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― 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)

 

 

 

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.

Education/Academic qualification

Public Health, Docent, University of Turku

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

Sociology, PhD, University of Helsinki

Sociology, MSc, University of Helsinki

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 2014 → …

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

Keywords

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

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

Publications 2001 2019

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

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Distinctive role of income in the all-cause mortality among working age migrants and the settled population in Finland: A follow-up study from 2001 to 2014

Patel, K., Kouvonen, A. M., Koskinen, A., Kokkinen, L., Donnelly, M., O'Reilly, D. & Väänänen, A., 1 Mar 2018, In : Scandinavian Journal of Public Health. 46, 2, p. 214-220 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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

Halonen, J. I., Koskinen, A., Kouvonen, A. M., Varje, P., Pirkola, S. P. & Väänänen, A., 15 Mar 2018, In : Journal of Affective Disorders. 229, p. 358-263 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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

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Projects 2000 2025

Administrative Data Centre Northern Ireland (ADRC-NI)

Kouvonen, A. M.

01/11/2018 → …

Project: Research project_Research

LNiK - the Northern Ireland Administrative Data Research Centre

O'Reilly, D., Shuttleworth, I., Kee, F., Kouvonen, A. M., Donnelly, M., Liu, W. & Hong, J.

Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), UK

01/04/201431/03/2019

Project: Research project

Activities 2010 2018

Steering group member of Master's Programme in Social and Health Care Leadership and Research

Anne Kouvonen (Supervisor)
20182020

Activity: Examination typesAssistant director of or other significant role in doctoral programme

Presentation at the ADRN International Conference in 2018

Anne Kouvonen (Speaker)
21 Jun 201822 Jun 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Kyynärpäitä myöten tieteessä: keskustelu ja Ilmiö-juhlat

Anne Kouvonen (Speaker)
12 Jun 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Mike Savage

Anne Kouvonen (Host)
2018 → …

Activity: Hosting a visitor typesAcademic visit at UH

Roberto De Vogli

Anne Kouvonen (Host)
25 May 2018

Activity: Hosting a visitor typesAcademic visit at UH

Press / Media

Uudet professorit

Anne Maria Kouvonen

20/11/2018

1 item of media coverage

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Study International (COS)

Anne Maria Kouvonen

12/11/2018

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

Growing old in Poland (blog)

Anne Maria Kouvonen

23/10/2018

1 media contribution

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A new professor of Social Policy

Anne Maria Kouvonen

12/10/201815/10/2018

3 items of media coverage

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