Work Research Centre’s guiding principle is sustainable work. Research is organised into five research streams.

Research enables understanding themes related to work from the view of the individuals, groups, communities and at societal level. Research centre’s carries out both empirical and theoretical research using various methods and data. For example the research uses cross-sectional and longitudinal research settings. Qualitative data include for example interviews, participatory observations, videorecording. The Centre also does development work and action research.

Research streeams are: