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Kerstin Persson Waye

Professor

Kerstin Persson Waye
Professor
kerstin.persson.waye@amm.gu.se
+46 31 786 3604
0766-183604

Room number: 213
Postal Address: Arbets- och miljömedicin, Avdelningen för samhällsmedicin och folkhälsa, Box 414, 40530 Göteborg
Visiting Address: Medicinaregatan 16A , 41390 Göteborg


Department of Public Health and Community Medicine at Institute of Medicine (More Information)
Box 463
405 30 Göteborg
Visiting Address: Medicinaregatan 18A , 413 90 Göteborg

About Kerstin Persson Waye

Bachelor of Science within Environmental Health 1982. Between 1982- 1985 I worked with environmental and health aspects in municipalities. From 1985, within medical faculty Gothenburg University. I achieved a PhD within Environmental Medicine, with the thesis ”On the effects of community low frequency noise”. During the following years I was able to continue research of the impacts of low frequency noise on work performance and sleep. I also started up the research field within wind turbine noise. During the years 2002- 2003 full time and until 2005 part time I got a position as associate professor at the Department of Acoustics at Aalborgs university. Main research questions were human perception and response to sounds inclusive advanced measurements of low levels low frequency sounds. Acquired 2003, a lectorate within Environmental Medicine at Gothenburg University and became Docent 2006. Became professor within Environmental Medicine specifically noise research 2009. Currently, I lead a cross-disciplinary team within the reseach unit Sound and Health. Our studies adopt quantitative and qualitative methods and epidemiological and experimental designs. Current studies include young children’s perception, response and health outcomes due to noise. Within the age group of 4-6 years we have developed and validated a questionnaire to capture children’s reaction in their preschool environment, evaluated several measurement methods of their noise exposure and currently also the risk for hearing disorders. Other ongoing projects study hearing disorders among communication intensive work places with a gender focus and physiological and self-reported reactions due to vibration and noise during sleep. My main drive is to better understand the mechanisms between specific sound exposures and health outcomes.

Curent international commitments involve: Member of the General Guideline Group within WHO( noise criteria), Member of the expert panel of the Canadian Council of Academy for the wind turbine and health report.

Latest publications

Wind Turbine Noise and Sleep: Pilot Studies on the Influence of Noise Characteristics
Julia Ageborg Morsing, M. G. Smith, Mikael Ögren, P. Thorsson, E. Pedersen et al.
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, Journal article 2018
Journal article

Annoyance in Response to Vibrations from Railways
Laura Maclachlan, Mikael Ögren, Elise Elise van Kempen, Laith Hussain-Alkhateeb, Kerstin Persson Waye
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, Journal article 2018
Journal article

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2006

Indoor measurements of sound at low frequencies
C. Pedersen Sejer, H. Møller, Kerstin Persson Waye, S. Krarup Olesen
The 12th International Meeting on Low Frequency Noise and Vibration and its Control, 2006, 18-20 September, Bristol, UK, Conference paper 2006
Conference paper

Health aspects of low frequency noise. (Invited paper)
Kerstin Persson Waye
The 2006 Congress and Exposition of Noise Control Engineering, Inter-Noise, 2006 3-6 December, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, Conference paper 2006
Conference paper

Exploring perception and annoyance due to wind turbine noise in dissimilar living environments
Eja Pedersen, Kerstin Persson Waye
Euronoise, 2006 30 May-1 June, Tampere, Finland, Conference paper 2006
Conference paper

Low-frequency noise complaints - a detailed investigation of twenty-two cases
C. Pedersen Sejer, H. Møller, Kerstin Persson Waye
The 2006 Congress and Exposition of Noise Control Engineering, 2006 3-6 December, Honolulu, Hawaii, Conference paper 2006
Conference paper

Measurement of low frequency noise in rooms
C. Pedersen Sejer, Kerstin Persson Waye, H. Møller, S. Krarup Olesen
The 2006 Congress and Exposition of Noise Control Engineering, Inter Noise, 2006, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, Conference paper 2006
Conference paper

Twenty-two cases of low-frequency noise complaints - a detailed investigation
C. Pedersen Sejer, H. Møller, Kerstin Persson Waye
The 12th International Meeting on Low Frequency Noise and Vibration and its Control, 2006 18-20 September, Bristol, UK, Conference paper 2006
Conference paper

2005

The importance of recording and playback technique for assessment of annoyance
E. Çelik, Kerstin Persson Waye, H. Møller
Forum Acousticum, 2005, Budapest, Hungary, Conference paper 2005
Conference paper

Assessment of annoyance, loudness and unpleasantness with different recording and playback techniques
E. Çelik, Kerstin Persson Waye, H. Møller
The 2005 Congress and Exposition of Noise Conrol Engineering, Inter-Noise, 2005 7-10 August, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Conference paper 2005
Conference paper

The importance of the immediate soundscape for annoyance in the urban environment. (Invited paper)
Kerstin Persson Waye, Agneta Agge
The 2005 Congress and Exposition of Noise Control Engineering, Inter-Noise, 2005 7-10 August, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Conference paper 2005
Conference paper

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