“We need to identify the relevant work environment factors that influence health, well-being and productivity among workers in the green sector”

As the course “Sustainable Industries, Sustainable Jobs? Work Environment in the Recycling Industry” approaches we asked course leader Live Bakke Finne about her research career and how she got invested in well-being among workers in the green sector. Live Bakke Finne combines psychology and sustainability in her research and has a background in occupational health … Continued

We welcome our new team members

As the winds of change sweep through NIVA, we express gratitude for the contributions of our colleagues as they move on to new endeavors. Now, we’re delighted to introduce the fresh faces behind the evolving chapter at our organization. Meet our new project managers Nathalie Räihä, Nora Tobiasson, and Julia Hemgård, and join us in … Continued

“It is crucial for researchers and practitioners to collaborate, both within and outside national borders”

Introducing the course Retaining and Reintegrating Workers with Cancer with course leaders Sietske Tamminga & Michiel Greidanus Sietske Tamminga started as a PhD-student in 2008 and was one of the first researchers that studied the return to work of cancer survivors in the Netherlands. Her curiosity and broad interests led her to become a researcher … Continued

NIVA söker två projektledare

Nordiska Institutionen för Vidareutbildning inom Arbetsmiljöområdet (NIVA) är en nordisk institution under Nordiska Ministerrådet (NMR). NIVA erbjuder avancerad, akademisk utbildning inom arbetsmiljöområdet i de nordiska länderna. Organisationen har fyra heltidsanställda och kontoret är beläget i Helsingfors. Nu söker vi två projektledare.

Our courses for 2024 are published

Time to present our selection of courses for 2024 In 2024 we at NIVA are continuing our work of contributing to the Nordic Council of Ministers’ Vision 2030, which is to make the Nordic region the most sustainable and integrated region in the world by 2030. For four decades NIVA has been offering courses that … Continued

“Building better job practices and positive leadership culture can be done practically in any circumstances, and without heavy financial investments”

We asked research professor and course leader Jari Hakanen about his research career and interest in positive psychology. “We need to address both the problems and the endless potential in human beings and organizations” My background is in social psychology. Before entering the world of work-life research as a burnout researcher at the Finnish Institute … Continued