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Work Research Institute (AFI)

Research - Knowledge - Action

- for a better working life

New publications

Mamelund, S-E (2018) 1918 pandemic morbidity: the first wave hits the poor, the second wave hits the rich in Influenza and Other Respiratory Viruses.

Hugues Sampasa-Kanyinga, Nilsen, W., & Colman, I. (2018). Child abuse and work stress in adulthood: evidence from a population-based study. In Preventive Medicine.

Frøyland, K (2018)   Vital tasks and roles of frontline workers facilitating job inclusion of vulnerable youth in European Journal of Social Work  

Bowman, D.M., A. Dijkstra, C. Fautz, J.S. Guivant, K. Konrad, C. Shelley-Egan and S. Woll (2017), The Politics and Situatedness of Emerging Technologies, Berlin: IOS Press.

Tolstad I.M., Hagen A.L., Andersen B. (2017) The Amplifier Effect: Oslo Youth Co-creating Urban Spaces of (Be)longing. In: Bastien S., Holmarsdottir H. (eds) Youth as Architects of Social Change. Palgrave Macmillan, Cham

Research groups

Innovation and enterprise development

Work, management and mastery

Organization of the welfare state

Work inclusion

The Institute engages in multidisciplinary research on the basis of social studies. Broad thematic priorities rooted in the demands of working life are emphasized. A major part of the research is action and user-oriented.

About AFI's research

Featured projects

RRI Practice

Sites of Access (SoA): Entry opportunities into employment for people with disabilities


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Nordic Labour Journal

is an online publication with articles by journalists and writers from the Nordic countries. We aim to produce news and feature articles about working life with a Nordic perspective.


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