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Jing Wu

Universitetslektor

Institutionen för sociologi och
arbetsvetenskap
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Skanstorget 18
41122 Göteborg
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F222
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Box 720
40530 Göteborg

Om Jing Wu

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JING WU is Senior Lecturer (universitetslektor) at the Department of Sociology and Work Science since Autumn 2019. Jing Wu had been Associate Senior Lecturer (biträdande lektor) at the department from 2015 to Summer 2019. Jing Wu obtained her doctoral degree with the thesis "European Older Adults’ Well-being and Suicide in the Societal and Family Context" in April 2014 from Tallinn University, Estonia. The thesis was awarded as the best doctoral dissertation in Social Sciences, the University Student Research Competition for 2014, Tallinn University, Estonia and the first prize for doctoral dissertation in social field, the Student Research Competition for 2014, Estonian Ministry of Social Affairs, Estonia.

MSoSc in Social Work, 2007, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong BA in Social Work, 2003, National Women’s University of China, Beijing

Main research interest Subjective and objective well-being of older people and welfare state; social in/exclusion and social protection of older people; care provision for older people; active and healthy ageing; comparative ageing research, suicide/depression prevention, mental health promotion

Current research Jing Wu is engaged in research issues and activities (including workshops, seminars and conferences) within the framework of AgeCap – Center for Ageing and Health, GU.

Jing Wu had been involved in the interdisciplinary project "What We Are and What We Do - How Genetics and Living Conditions Impact on Dementia Among Older People" (2015-2018), which was led by Prof. Björn Halleröd from the Department of Sociology and Work Science (University of Gothenburg) and Prof. Ingmar Skoog from the Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology (the Sahlgrenska Academy). The project focused on the interplay of social and genetic factors in the development of Alzheimer’s disease (AD).

Teaching and supervision Social (in)equality, social relations, family and welfare state, mental health and well-being, ageing issues, European studies, working conditions and human resource management, labor market from national and international perspectives, Teacher Education courses, and quantitative methods etc.; supervision of master and bachelor theses in Sociology, Work Science and HRM (human resource management).

Journal reviews Reviewer, Social Inclusion, 1/2019, International Journal of Comparative Sociology, 10/2017; Archives of Suicide Research, 10/2012, 1/2013; BMC Public Health, 11/2010