Department of Organization

PhD fellow

Room: KIL/14.A-4.50b
E-mail: aial.ioa@cbs.dk

Aixa is a PhD Fellow in the Department of Organization at the Copenhagen Business School (CBS), Denmark. She conducts research on the interaction between policy, governance science, technology and innovation. Her research interest include: the governance and organizing of socio-technical systems, the design of innovation policy, the organizational strategies in science and technology, organizational behaviour, health policy as well as collaboration and integration in policy processes. She is currently member of the European Group for Organizational Studies (EGOS), Society for Social Studies of Science (4S) and the Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine (SAHM).

For over a decade Aixa advised governments, legislative bodies and research groups at international and national levels on matters of public policy related to economic development, finance, housing, and health. She also consults with the WHO Regional Office for Europe on child and adolescent health. She holds Bachelor and Master degrees in public policy (University of Chicago, USA).

Primary research areas

•    Governance
•    Organization
•    Innovation
•    Science and technology studies
•    Policy

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Organizational Behaviour (LA E19 BINBO1135U) BSc in International Business

Selected publications

•    Alemán-Díaz AY, Backhaus S, Siebers L, Chukwujama O, Fenski F, Henking CN, Kaminska K, Kuttumuratova A, and Weber MW. Child and adolescent health in Europe: monitoring implementation of policies and provision of services in countries. The Lancet Child and  Adolescent Health. November 2018.

•    Aceves-Martins M, Alemán-Díaz AY, Giralt M, and Sola R. Involving young people in health promotion, research and policy-making: Practical Recommendations. International Journal for Quality in Health Care, 2018; mzy113. DOI:10.1093/intqhc/mzy113

•    Neville FG, McEachran J, Alemán-Díaz AY, Whitehead RD, Currie DB, Cosma AP, and Currie CE. Trends in the sexual behavior of adolescents in Scotland from 2002 to 2014. International Journal of Public Health 2017 Oct 1;27(5):835-839. DOI:10.1093/eurpub/ckx049

•    Elgar F, McKinnon B, Walsh SD, Freeman J, Donnelly PD, Gaspar de Matos M, Gariepy G, Alemán-Díaz AY, Pickett W, Molcho M and Currie CE. Structural determinants of youth bullying and fighting in 79 countries. Journal of Adolescent Health 2015; 57(6), 643-650. DOI: 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2015.08.007.

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Aixa Aleman-Diaz; Signe Vikkelsø; Jane Bjørn Vedel; Alan Irwin; Julia Kirch Kirkegaard; Xiaobai Shen; Xuan Li / National Science and Innovation Policy : Between Curiosity, Market, and Mission .
Abstract from EU-SPRI, 2021
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