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Annet de Lange, PhD

Associate Professor
Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Head of Dutch Center of Sustainable Work Participation of Ageing Workers
Research Fellow
Sloan Center on Aging & Work, Boston College

Annet de Lange works as an associate professor at the department of Work, Stress and Health of the Radboud University Nijmegen. Her research activities have been focused on “Healthy Ageing At Work”. Focusing on topics like: longitudinal research, intra- and interindividual age effects across time, and conceptualizing aging at work. Her research has been extremely successful, culminating in a cum laude doctorate, several honorary prices (IBM Frye Stipendium, André Büssing Memorial Price, Stichting Praemium Erasmianum Prize, the Journal of Occupational Health Psychology best paper of past ten years Award), national and international grants, publications in top occupational health journals, media attention and invitations to present her research abroad (e.g., a keynote Healthy Ageing at Work, Small Group meeting Age Cohorts in the workplace, Trento, November 2011; b) SIOP conference, panel discussant on aging at work, April, 2012 San Diego, USA).

She has translated her research ideas into several successful PhD-proposals. Furthermore, she serves as consulting editor on journals like: Work & Stress, European Journal Of Work and Organizational Psychology, and served as special guest editor of several special issues focusing on Aging at work (Journal of Managerial Psychology, Journal of Organizational and Occupational Psychology, Gedrag & Organisatie).

In 2012 she will be active as head of a new Knowledge Center focusing on Healthy Ageing at Work (NKDI; a Dutch equivalent to the Sloan Center for Aging at Work) which aims to exchange knowledge between relevant stakeholders and to develop evidence-based interventions to facilitate healthy ageing at work. More information on her work can be found on the following website:

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