Puren Aktas

Puren Aktas


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Puren is a PhD researcher in Politics and Health Organisation, Policy and Economics (HOPE) research group. Her research focuses on physician responses towards hospital reimbursement models in the provision of healthcare services, with a cross-country comparison of England and Turkey. Her research is supervised by Prof Liz Richardson and Dr Jonathan Hammond.


Research interests

Puren's research interests include:

  • Health systems regulation
  • Health workforce policies
  • Policy implementation
  • Social policy

Memberships of committees and professional bodies

Member at Social Policy Association. 

Member at Political Studies Association.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities

Education/Academic qualification

Master of Arts, Social Policy, University of the Bosphorus (Bogazici)


Bachelor of Arts, International Relations, Istanbul Bilgi University - DCE


External positions

Research Assistant, The University of Warwick

May 2022May 2023

Researcher, Bogazici University Social Policy Forum

Feb 2018Aug 2020

Project Assistant, Istanbul Bilgi University Center for Migration Research

Oct 2017Jan 2018

Areas of expertise

  • H Social Sciences (General)
  • Social Policy
  • Health Policy
  • Qualitative Methods
  • JA Political science (General)
  • Governance


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