Dr Tyna Taskila is a Senior Researcher at the Centre for Workforce Effectiveness. She has over 10 years of experience of academic and applied research in health and wellbeing of employees. Tyna is an internationally recognised expert in research on return to work and employment of people with chronic conditions, especially cancer. She has worked as researcher in academic institutions in Finland, Holland and the UK. In policy work, she is particularly interested in how to improve and develop services and health care policies for people with chronic conditions that would effectively support them in returning to or remaining at work.
During her career Tyna has been involved in applied research policy campaigns, randomised controlled trials, epidemiological and qualitative studies and systematic reviews. She has conducted research in both community and clinical settings.
She is Co-Chair of the management committee of the European Cancer and Work Network (CANWON), which is funded by intergovernmental framework for European Cooperation in Science and Technology (COST), allowing the coordination of nationally-funded research on a European level.
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