Christophe Vanroelen

Christophe Vanroelen

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Christophe Vanroelen is an associate professor at the Department of Sociology of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel and director of the research group Interface Demography ( He holds a PhD in Social Health Sciences (Vrije Universiteit, Brussels, Belgium, 2009), a master’s degree in Sociology (Vrije Universiteit, Brussels, Belgium, 1999) and an advanced master’s degree in Quantitative Analysis Techniques in the Social Sciences (Katholieke Universiteit, Brussels, 2007). He has collaborated on 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 the effects of health determinants related to work and employment, precarious employment, the welfare state and social and health services.

Health sociology, sustainable employment, quality of work, precarious employment, psychosocial working conditions, social inequality in health

Related projects:

HELICON- Unravelling the long-term and indirect health impact of the COVID-19 crisis in Belgium
Taking a capacity monitor in education
Transparent And Resilient Gender Equality Through Integrated Monitoring Planning and Implementation
TALENT – Establishing Master programmes in HRM and Talent development in Central Asia
Work, health and Covid‐19: a literature review
Pilootprojecten Burnout
ESF project ‘21+21 Learning inclusive – Together with the union towards a transition and career-oriented training policy
The economic platform as a stepping stone to sustainable employment: challenges and conditions
PhD Mattias Vos
Effects of non-standard work arrangements on health, work and families – solutions for the future in Sweden
EMPOWER – European platforM to PromOte Wellbeing and hEalth In the woRkplace

Investigating mechanisms between precarious employment and workers’ mental health. A longitudinal approach
Studie van de impact van de nieuwe arbeidsvormen op het welzijn op het werk
De impact van managementstijlen op het welzijn op het werk
Self-employment in Europe
Analysis of the Belgian data on working conditions
PhD Jessie Gevaert
Hours and skill-underemployment in Europe
Employment careers, disability and mortality
Precarious work and mental health in young people
Employment status and job quality
PhD Kelly Huegaerts
Hours and skill-underemployment in Europe
Health promotion and health prevention at work