Dr. Annet de Lange (1977) works as Professor Human Resource Management (Lector) at the HAN University of Applied Sciences in Arnhem and Nijmegen, and as Visiting Professor at the faculty of Social Sciences of the University of Stavanger in Norway. Moreover, she is director of a Dutch Knowledge Center focusing on Sustainable work abiltiy (NKDI; including representatives from the Dutch government, municipalities, Unions, large-scale and medium-sized companies, temporary agencies, and researchers) which aims to develop evidence-based interventions to facilitate healthy ageing at work.
Her research activities have been focused on “HRM and sustainable work abilty of ageing workers”.
Focusing on topics like: longitudinal research, intra- and interindividual age effects across time, and conceptualizing aging at work. Her research has been extremely successful, culminating in a cum laudedoctorate, several honorary prices (IBM Frye Stipendium, André Büssing Memorial Price, Stichting Praemium Erasmianum Prize, the Journal of Occupational Health Psychology best paper of past ten years Award), national and international grants, publications in top occupational health journals, media attention and invitations to present her research abroad (e.g., a keynote Healthy Ageing at Work, Small Group meeting Age Cohorts in the workplace, Trento, November 2011; b) SIOP conference, panel discussant on aging at work, April, 2012 San Diego, USA).
She has translated her research ideas into several successful PhD-proposals. Furthermore, she serves as consulting editor on journals like: Work & Stress, European Journal Of Work and Organizational Psychology, and served as special guest editor of several special issues focusing on Aging at work (Journal of Managerial Psychology, Journal of Organizational and Occupational Psychology, Gedrag & Organisatie).
In 2011, Annet de Lange she was chosen as the First European research fellow for the Sloan Center for Aging At Work (http://www.bc.edu/research/agingandwork).
Annet de Lange