Frank has been a full-time researcher since 2008, when he started his PhD. The dissertation was finalized in 2012, and investigated caring connections between nurses and residents in a nursing home. He has a second PhD in philosophy, with a dissertation

Most up to date list of Frank’s scientifc publications can be found on his research site at Aalto University.

Here are a few key publications (updated in November 2017):

Keynote speak at the Self-determination theory conference Spring 2019 on ‘The curious case of beneficence as a candidate psychological need’:

Speech at the International Meaning Conference in London Summer 2019 on ‘Is the crisis of meaning a modern phenomenon’: