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Mental Health & Social Wellbeing

Jana Knot-Dickscheit
Jana Knot-Dickscheit works as Associate Professor at the University of Groningen, Faculty of Behavioural and Social Sciences, Department of Child and Family Welfare. She is the head of the Centre of Expertise Families with multiple and complex problems. Her research is practice-oriented and focuses on the evaluation of interventions (what works for whom  how and under what circumstances) for families with multiple and complex problems and so-called at-risk families. The collaboration of professionals with these families and professionals among each other is another area of interest. In addition, Jana works as a cognitive behavioural therapist and mental healthcare psychologist at Molendrift.

Extra keyword: Child and Family Welfare

Jana Knot-Dickscheit
Jana Knot-Dickscheit

Tess Osborne
Tess Osborne is a social geographer with a focus in two connecting areas: first, exploring the application of technology as a research tool and in everyday life, including biosensing, digital worlds, and GIS; second, examining questions around embodiment and health and wellbeing, particularly how these relate to the built environment. She is currently working on the Meaningful Mobility project to develop and implement new approaches to enhance research of mobility and health in later life.

Tess Osborne
Tess Osborne

Bertus Jeronimus is a developmental and clinical psychologists who studies the co-development of personality, happiness, and internalizing problems over the lifespan. Key interest are personal strengths and vulnerabilities, emotions, the socioecology in which one lives and grows (especially intimate support relationships - family/friends/partners), daily activities, stressful life events (including the coronavirus pandemic), the role of culture and history, personal narratives, and psychiatric taxonomies.

Extra keyword: Personality

Bertus Jeronimus
Bertus Jeronimus

Louise Meijering
Louise is associate professor in Health Geography and is leading a research programme on Well-being, mobility and attachment to place in later life. Her key contributions to the field have been on the outdoor mobility of older adults; place and identity after stroke; and the multi-dimensionality of well-being in later life. Her work is interdisciplinary, at the intersection of geography, gerontology and public health. Currently, she is leading an ERC-funded project called Meaningful Mobility, in which she aims to develop a novel approach to in- and outdoor movement in later life, in the Netherlands, United Kingdom and India.

Louise Meijering
Louise Meijering

Susan Ketner
Susan Ketner has served as professor of Comprehensive Approach to Child Abuse at Hanze University of Applied Sciences Groningen as of 1 March 2019. Her specific background as a researcher is in diversity, parental support and parenthood. She is keen on using her professorship to improve parental support in families where parents face various types of pressure and where concerns over safety exist. In doing so, she prefers to link up research, education, policy and practice.

Extra keyword: Parenthood

Susan Ketner
Susan Ketner

Klaske Veth
Klaske Veth PhD is a professor in Sustainable HR at Hanze University of Applied Sciences in Groningen. She obtained her PhD at the Radboud University in Nijmegen on the theme Healthy Aging@Work (nominated for best dissertation at International HRM conference). She worked in various (managerial) HR positions and sectors. At the University of Utrecht she completed the postgraduate program Coaching and Consulting in Context. She has completed her initial study Management & Organizational Sciences ('with pleasure') at the University of Tilburg. Within her professorship Klaske Veth focuses on the research lines Well-being@Work (W@W) and Leadership containing topics such as (social psychological) HRM, work engagement, healthy aging, and (personal) leadership. She also gives lectures in (post-) bachelor's and master's degree programs and supervises graduates. She has published in various (inter) national (scientific) journals and presented at (scientific) conferences (inter)nationally.

Klaske Veth
Klaske Veth
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