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Wednesday, 18 May 2022

Original Thinking Lecture - Sheena Johnson

This Original Thinking Lecture will be hosted by Alliance MBS' Sheena Johnson who will discuss 'Research with impact: health and wellbeing, ageing workforce and Covid-19'.

Event Time
18 May 16:30 - 18 May 17:30
Event Location
Alliance Manchester Business School, online
Event Type

Our Original Thinking Lecture series showcases some of the world-leading research from colleagues at Alliance MBS.

This event will be hosted by Sheena Johnson, Professor of Work Psychology and Wellbeing, Alliance Manchester Business School.

Research with impact: health and wellbeing, ageing workforce and Covid-19

In this lecture Sheena will detail her research into health and wellbeing at work. She will outline her early work into occupational differences and wellbeing related outcomes, before detailing her more recent focus on the ageing workforce which formed an impact case for REF2021 and led her to create the ‘Age, Health and Professional Drivers’ Network’. She will also talk about her ongoing work in the PROTECT COVID-19 National Core Study where she has investigated the impact of the pandemic on workers and workplaces.

Sheena is an Occupational and Chartered Psychologist registered with the Health and Care Professions Council. She is an active researcher into the topics of stress and health and the ageing workforce. She established the ‘Age, Health and Professional Drivers’ Network, comprising transport and logistics firms, unions and industry representatives with an interest in age and health and wellbeing in the transport sector, which builds capacity in the sector to exchange knowledge and best practice.

The event will be facilitated by Elinor O'Connor, Professor of Occupational Psychology, Director of Teaching and Learning, and Deputy Head of Alliance Manchester Business School.