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Draft Work Programmes 2016-2017 available

First Horizon 2020 draft work programmes for the period of 2016-2017 are circulating on the internet. As in previous years, although marked as ‘confidential’ they have been available to numerous organisations and partly made openly accessible online. Eurida...

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New book: Sustainable Working Lives

Sustainable Working Lives  – Managing Work Transitions and Health throughout the Life Course Editors: Vuori, Jukka, Blonk, Roland, Price, Richard H (Eds.) The purpose of this volume is to describe the impact of the increased demand for flexibility on...

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Conference Proceedings from Sustainable Work in Sweden 2020

The proceedings from the conference “Sustainable Work in Sweden 2020” held in Stockholm on the 1st of December 2014 is now available to download. The report and some of the video material are in Swedish. http://www.av.se/arbetsmiljokunskap/hallbart-arbetsliv-2020.aspx In Swedish:...

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Sustainable work in a new European Silver Economy

Observations and reflections from European Summit on Innovations for Active&Healthy Ageing, the SQUARE, Brussels, March 9-10, 2015 The Summit was a dynamic and exploring knowledge-sharing platform on visions needs and demands, ICT for health services and work in...

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Understanding employment participation of older workers

Last week, the Joint Programming Initiative “More years, better lives” released the final report of their fast-track project “Understanding employment participation of older workers”. The aim of the report is to define research needs with regard to the employment...

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Commission Wants to Change Research Priorities for 2016-17

The European Commission intends to changes priorities for 2016-17 work programmes, according to a draft proposal obtained by Research Europe. The new focus areas for the 2016 and 2017 work programmes will be the Internet of Things, automated...

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Working Environment Important Predictor of Productivity

The Nordic Council of Ministers has initiated a project aiming at clarifying the impact on productivity of work environment and well-being in companies. The final report concludes that: Working environment/work wellbeing is positively correlated to productivity The authors show...

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One in Four Europeans Risk Health due to Stress at Work

One quarter of Europeans risk health problems due to stress at work. The report presents comparative information on the prevalence of psychosocial risks among workers and examines the associations between these risks and health and well-being. It also...

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Conference on Sustainable Work 1st of December

The Swedish Work Environment Authority and the Swedish Social Insurance Agency welcome you to a one-day conference on sustainable work on the 1 of december 2014. What are the challenges and opportunities for creating a sustainable and inclusive working life?...