Overview of her work and main areas of interest

Nardi Steverink

Nardi Steverink (PhD ICS, 1996) is professor of Sociology (Sociology of Health and Well-being) in the social and behavioral sciences at the University of Groningen (rug) and the University Medical Center Groningen (umcg), in the Netherlands. She is also teaching master courses (master sociology of health, well-being, and care) at the Department of Sociology of the University of Groningen. She is member of two Research Schools, the Interuniversity Center for Social science theory and methodology (ics) and the Graduate School for Health Research (share).

For an interview with Nardi about her work and career, see Science Careers.

In her research line "Aging well: social relations, self-regulation, health and well-being" Nardi Steverink focuses on questions concerning social and behavioral determinants of health, well-being and quality of life over the life-span, with a special focus on the role of social needs and self-regulation. The research line "Aging well: social relations, self- regulation, health and well-being" is being executed at the Department of Sociology and the ICS and at the Department of Health Psychology of the UMCG. It is also part of the Interdisciplinary group on Healthy Aging, Population and Society (HAPS) which is a collaboration between the Departments of Sociology, Demography and Epidemiology.

For more details about the research line go to research

For each of these lines of research you can view a selected bibliography in the topical list of publications or you can go to the chronological list of publications.

For Nardi’s publication and citations profile, see http://scholar.google.com/citations


Department of Sociology / ICS
University of Groningen
Grote Rozenstraat 31
9712 TG Groningen
T (+31) (0) 50 - 363 9187 / 363 6469

Department of Health Sciences / Health Psychology
University Medical Center Groningen / University of Groningen
Antonius Deusinglaan 1
9713 AV Groningen, The Netherlands
T (+31) (0) 50 – 363 3051

E-mail: b.j.m.steverink@rug.nl