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Work Research Institute (AFI)

AFI is a social science institute performing multidisciplinary, action-oriented research.

Research groups

  • Work, health and inclusion

    This research group is a department of the Work Research Institute (AFI), it's transdisciplinary and focuses on the causes and consequences of work participation.

  • Organization of the Welfare State

    This research group is a department of the Work Research Institute (AFI) and aims to bring forward evidence-based knowledge on change and development in public sector management.

  • Innovation and Enterprise Development

    This research group is a department of the Work Research Institute (AFI) and focuses on collaborative innovation in businesses, networks, clusters and regions.

  • Work, Management and Mastery

    This research group is a department of the Work Research Institute (AFI) and combines expertise on work life in general, work organisations, work environment, occupational health and safety research, restructuring processes and conflict resolution.

Recent publications from AFI researchers

Kjersti Sagstad, Emilie Isager Howe, Silje C. Fure, Marianne Løvstad, Heidi Enerhaug, Helene Ugestad, Marte Feiring, Nada Andelic og Unni Sveen (2022) Transition back to work after mild TBI: a qualitative study, Scandinavian Journal of Occupational Therapy

Sadeghi, T., Wiers-Jenssen, J., & Thørrisen, M. M. (2022). International student mobility and labour market outcomes: The role of personality dimensions. Research in Comparative and International Education

Paul Horton & Selma Therese Lyng (2022) Qualitative Methods in School Bullying and Cyberbullying Research: An Introduction to the Special Issue, International Journal of Bullying Prevention

Jannicke Gottschalk Ballo, Mari Amdahl Heglum, Wendy Nilsen og Vilde Hoff Bernstrøm (2022) Can adolescent work experience protect vulnerable youth? A population wide longitudinal study of young adults not in education, employment or training (NEET), Journal of Education and Work Volume 35 2022, Issue 5

Vidar Bakkeli (2022): Evidence-based activation work and service individualisation: client and frontline worker experiences with a standardised intervention, European Journal of Social Work

Kuldova, T. Ø. (2022) "Thinking the delirious pandemic governance by numbers with Samit Basu’s Chosen Spirits and Prayaag Akbar’s Leila" Journal of Postcolonial Writing.