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Randi Wågø Aas

Randi Wågø Aas


Professor at Oslo Metropoletan University and University of Stavanger. Founder of Sense of Science, a provider of translated research, for better desicions and solutions to challenges in the society.

Research topics: Public Health. Occupational health. Return to Work. Disability prevention and integration. Health functioning and work ability. Health Literacy. Knowledge translation and implementation.

Methods: Program innovation and development. Ehealth. Qualitative and Quantitative intervention research.

Fields of study

Subject areas

Inclusion in the Labour Market   Sickness Absence   Arbeidsrettet rehabilitering   Knowledge translation   Workplace Interventions   Implementation Science   Workplace Disability Prevention and Integration



Scientific publications

Strømstad, Kine; Skarpaas, Lisebet Skeie; Wik, Sigrid Elise; Haslerud, Sturla Inge; Aas, Randi Wågø (2022). What do employees on long-term sick leave experience, as barriers for returning to work?. European Journal of Public Health . Vol. 32.

Thørrisen, Mikkel Magnus; Skogen, Jens Christoffer; Bonsaksen, Tore; Skarpaas, Lisebet Skeie; Aas, Randi Wågø (2022). Are workplace factors associated with employee alcohol use? The WIRUS cross-sectional study. 14 p. BMJ Open . Vol. 12.

Thørrisen, Mikkel Magnus; Sadeghi, Talieh; Bonsaksen, Tore; Graham, Ian D.; Aas, Randi Wågø (2022). Working with alcohol prevention in occupational health services: “knowing how” is more important than “knowing that” – the WIRUS OHS study. 12 p. Addiction science & clinical practice . Vol. 17.

Bonsaksen, Tore; Thørrisen, Mikkel Magnus; Hashemi, Neda; de Porras, David Gimeno Ruiz; Aas, Randi Wågø (2022). Do health professionals’ attitudes towards alcohol use matter for alcohol prevention efforts? Results from the WIRUS-OHS study. BMC Health Services Research . Vol. 22.

Soleiman Pour Hashemi, Neda; Dalen, Ingvild; Skogen, Jens Christoffer; Sagvaag, Hildegunn; Gimeno Ruiz de Porras, David; Aas, Randi Wågø (2022). Do Differences in Drinking Attitudes and Alcohol-Related Problems Explain Differences in Sick Leave? A Multilevel Analysis of 95 Work Units Within 14 Companies From the WIRUS Study. 11 p. Frontiers in Public Health . Vol. 10.

Soleiman Pour Hashemi, Neda; Skogen, Jens Christoffer; Sevic, Aleksandra; Thørrisen, Mikkel Magnus; Rimstad, Silje Lill; Sagvaag, Hildegunn; Riper, Heleen; Aas, Randi Wågø (2022). A systematic review and meta-analysis uncovering the relationship between alcohol consumption and sickness absence. When type of design, data, and sickness absence make a difference. PLOS ONE . Vol. 17.

Bonsaksen, Tore; Thørrisen, Mikkel Magnus; Skogen, Jens Christoffer; Hesse, Morten; Aas, Randi Wågø (2021). Are Demanding Job Situations Associated with Alcohol-Related Presenteeism? The WIRUS-Screening Study. 14 p. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health . Vol. 18. 260640

Thørrisen, Mikkel Magnus; Bonsaksen, Tore; Skogen, Jens Christoffer; Skarpaas, Lisebet Skeie; Sevic, Aleksandra; Mechelen, Willem van; Aas, Randi Wågø (2021). Willingness to participate in alcohol prevention interventions targeting risky drinking employees. The WIRUS project. 11 p. Frontiers in Public Health . Vol. 9.

Kinn, Liv Grethe; Costa, Mark; Voll, Ingrid; Austrheim, Gunhild; Aas, Randi Wågø; Davidson, Larry (2020). “Navigating Between Unpredictable Icebergs”: A Meta‑Ethnographic Study of Employment Specialists’ Contributions in Providing Job Support for People with Mental Illness. 20 p. Journal of occupational rehabilitation .

Moe, Marte Slemskogen Hartz; Aas, Randi Wågø; Thørrisen, Mikkel Magnus (2020). Tid brukt på daglige aktiviteter og alkoholbruk - WIRUS screening studien. Ergoterapeuten . Vol. 63.

These publications are obtained from Cristin. The list may be incomplete