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Associate Professor, Psychosocial Difficulties, University of Oslo

Francis Vergunst is an associate professor in psychological and social difficulties at University of Oslo. His research examines the course and outcomes of early mental health problems, including how climate change is affecting the healthy psychological development of children. He completed postdoctoral training at University of Montreal, where he was a CIHR fellow, and holds a doctorate in psychiatric research from University of Oxford. His other interests include substance use behaviours, global health, sustainable healthcare, and the perception and treatment of animals.


  • 2016–2022
    Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Montreal


  • 2015 
    University of Oxford, PhD