demography and population changes, societal ageing, Arctic health, One health, social policy
I am a Postdoctoral Researcher, Thule Institute, University of Oulu & University of the Arctic, Finland (2017-). I am also the Vice-Lead of the UArctic Thematic Network on Health and Well-being (2018-) and Arctic Five Chair in Healthy Ageing and One Health (2022-2024). My research interests include demography and population changes across the Arctic region, northern health and well-being, One Health and policy in respective fields. I hold several academic degrees from the University of Oulu in Finland (latest PhD in Arctic Health, Faculty of Medicine, 2015) and Northern Arctic Federal University (Social Work) in Russia. I have been a coordinator of the project “Indigenous and non-indigenous residents of the Nordic-Russian region: Best practices for equity in healthy ageing” (2020-22) and an invited author to many international projects such as NDI ThinkTank, ClinfGreen, EDCMET, Nunataryuk, One Health MA course, Arctic Youth and Sustainable Futures, AGE-Arctic and others.