Paula Franklin

Senior Researcher


Paula Franklin started working at the ETUI in April 2020, and her current research focuses on health & safety and working conditions in the health and social care sector. Her main research fields over the years have been public health, gender equality, and employment and working conditions. She held a post-Doctoral Marie Skłodowska-Curie Research Fellowship (2012-2015) at Durham University, UK; was awarded a Ph.D. in Sociology from University of Surrey Roehampton, UK in 2006; concluded a Master’s degree in Adult Education at University of Helsinki, Finland and a Bachelor’s degree in Education Studies, at the University of Jyväskylä, Finland. Paula is a Member of the WHO Europe Scientific Advisory Board on Health Equity, and Honorary Researcher at Newcastle University Population Health Sciences Unit, UK.

Areas of activity

Occupational health and safety, gender, health equity, working conditions, psychosocial risks

Publications from this author

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Notre incapacité à prévenir les risques connus

Les risques liés au SRAS-CoV-2, le virus qui cause le Covid-19, doivent être traités conformément à la directive européenne sur les agents... lire plus

Benchmarking Working Europe 2020

uniquement disponible en anglais visit A virus is haunting Europe. And it could strike again. This year’s 20th... lire plus