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Speaker

Christophe Vanroelen

Vrije Universiteit Brussel

Biography

We are pleased to announce that Christophe Vanroelen, will give a keynote presentation at X2018. The presentation title is “ Employment quality. A forgotten determinant of workers’ health and well-being?”.

Christophe Vanroelen is associate professor at the Department of Sociology of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel and director of the research group Interface Demography (www.vub.ac.be/demography/). He holds a Phd in Social Health Sciences (Vrije Universiteit, Brussels, Belgium, 2009), a master degree in Sociology (Vrije Universiteit, Brussels, Belgium, 1999) and an advanced master degree in Quantitative Analysis Techniques in the Social Sciences (Katholieke Universiteit, Brussels, 2007). He has collaborated in several scientific research projects regarding socio-economic health inequalities, inequalities in the accessibility of healthcare and work-related health risks. His current research focuses on health inequalities, and effects of health determinants related to work and employment, precarious employment, the welfare state and social and health services. He is also a voluntary research fellow of the research group GREDS-EMCONET (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona).