dr. G.B. (Lonneke) van LeeuwenAssistant Professor
- Department of Public Health, Healthcare Innovation & Evaluation and Medical Humanities (PHM)
Lonneke van Leeuwen is trained as a medical biologist at the UMCU (2000). From 2001 to 2020, she worked as a scientific associate at the Trimbos Institute, institute of mental health and addiction (Utrecht). She worked on projects related to e.g., substance use by youth, suicide prevention, and media impact on mental health and substance use. In 2015 she obtained a PhD in (health) communication science at Wageningen University & Research. Her study focused on understanding the impact of an Entertainment-Education television series on young viewers’ alcohol use and associated psychological processes, such as identification with characters and alcohol outcome expectancies.
In 2020, Lonneke started her work as assistant professor at the department of Public Health at UMCU (division Julius Centre). Her Living Lab-related research focuses on understanding how physical activity can be stimulated in children who are less physically active than their peers.
Fellowship and Awards
Most promising Wageningen School of Social Science publication 2014 for publication: Televised Entertainment-Education to Prevent Adolescent Alcohol Use: Perceived Realism, Enjoyment, and Impact.
Research Output (5)
van Leeuwen Lonneke, Onrust Simone, van den Putte Bas, Kleinjan Marloes, Lemmers Lex, Engels Rutger C M E, Hermans Roel 30 apr 2019, In: Frontiers in Public Health. 7 , p. 1-9 9 p.
Responsibly Communicating Delays After Suicides on Railways The Impact of Delay Announcements on Suicide-Related Associations and Emotions, and Announcement Appreciation
van Leeuwen Lonneke, Bommele Jeroen, Hoogcarspel Bart 2019, In: Crisis. 41 , p. 280-287
Van Leeuwen Lonneke, Bommelé Jeroen 2019, In: Crisis. 41 , p. 225-228 4 p.
Do Narrative Engagement and Recipients’ Thoughts Explain the Impact of an Entertainment-Education Narrative on Discouraging Binge Drinking?
van Leeuwen Lonneke, van den Putte Bas, Renes Reint Jan, Leeuwis Cees 2017, In: Media Psychology. 20 , p. 194-220 22 p.
Televised Entertainment-Education to Prevent Adolescent Alcohol Use: Perceived Realism, Enjoyment, and Impact
van Leeuwen Lonneke, Renes Reint Jan, Leeuwis Cees 2012, In: Health Education & Behavior. 40 , p. 193-205 13 p.