Research groups and networks


Starting Year Project name
 2019 #Agents - Young People's Agency in Social Media. Project leader Terhi-Anna Wilska
  Ilmastotoimien sosiaalinen hyväksyttävyys. Project leader: Marja Järvelä.
 2018 Transforming the Political Animal. Project leader Juhana Toivanen
  SIRIUS - Skills and Integration of Migrants, Refugees and Asylum applicants in European Labour Markets. Project leader Nathan Lillie
  European Cohort Development Project (ECDP). Project leader Terhi-Anna Wilska
  Experiential Demarcation: Multidisciplinary Inquiries into the Affective Foundations of Interaction. Project leader: Joona Taipale.
 2017 Mobilizing ‘the Disenfranchised’ in Finland, France and the United States: Post-Truth Public Stories in the Transnational Hybrid Media Space. Project leader: Karina Horsti
  Sustainable management of natural resources in Mozambique (SuMaNatuRe). Project leader: Pekka Virtanen
  Institutional and affective practices of violence interventions. Project leader: Marita Husso
  Marginalization and Experience: Phenomenological Analyses of Normality and Abnormality (MEPA). Project leader: Sara Heinämaa
  Utopia metodina. Yhteiskunnallisen muutoksen mahdollisuuksien artikulaatioitaYhteiskunnallisen muutoksen mahdollisuuksien artikulaatioita. Project leader: Olli-Pekka Moisio
  Social Inequalities and Discourses of Violence. Current Controversies in Finnish Online Forums and Discussions among Welfare State Professionals Project leader: Tuija Virkki
  Non-standard working hours and employee well-beingNon-standard working hours and employee well-being. Project leader: Tomi Oinas
  Developing Finnish Science, Technology and Innovation Cooperation between Europe, Africa, Asia and the LAC Region (FinCEAL+). Project leader: Melissa Plath
  Protecting Mobility through Improving Labour Rights Enforcement in Europe (PROMO). Project leader: Prof. Nathan Lillie
  Remembering the Tragedy of Lampedusa: radical participation in documentary film making. Project leader: Karina Horsti
2016 Epistemic Transitions in Islamic Philosophy, Theology and Science. Project leader: Jari Kaukua
  Hybridity in African civil society organizations: Examples from Tanzania and Uganda. Project leader: Tiina Kontinen
  Linked Ageing: Interdependencies in Housing and Care in the Course of Later Life (LinkAGE). Project leader: Prof. Teppo Kröger
  Transforming welfare service system from the standpoint of women in vulnerable life situations. Team leader: Prof. Marjo Kuronen
  From Recommendations to Practices – Cultural Participation, Expert Interpretations and Policy Processes (CUIRE). Project leader: Eliza Kraatari
  Novel protein sources for food security - ScenoProt. Project Leader: Prof. Tiina Silvasti
  Risk and Security Governance Studies within Baltic-Nordic Academic Community of Practice - Risk-Net. Project leader: Prof. Tapio Litmanen
  Reform and implementation of vocational rehabilitation (AMKU). Team leader: Mikko Mäntysaari
  Borderscapes, memory and migration: Cultural representations of forced migration. Project leader: Karina Horsti
  Philosophy and Politics of Recognition. Project leader: Onni Hirvonen
2015 Conditions of Care Work in the Nordic Countries: A Follow-up Study (NORDCARE2). Project leader: Teppo Kröger
  Time is Money? Schedules, time negotiations, time coordination and ICT in family (FamilyTies). Project leader: Mia Tammelin
  Post-liberal government and popular claim-making in Southern Africa. Project leader: Prof. Jeremy Gould
  Growth into Citizenship in Civil Society Encounters. Project leaders: Tiina Kontinen & Katariina Holma (University of Eastern Finland)
  Flexlife -Temporal flexibility of work and its effect on later work and family life. Project leader: Mia Tammelin
  East-West Conceptual contestations. Project leader: Prof. Pekka Korhonen
  Self, other and communities – Besinnung in Husserl’s phenomenology. Project leader: Mirja Hartimo
  Alone in Society. Project leader: Timo Anttila
  Transformations of Concepts and Institutions in the European Polity (TRACE). Project leader: Prof. Niilo Kauppi
2014 Remembering Migration: Memory politics of forced migration in mediated societies. Project Leader: Karina Horsti
  Political Power in the Early Modern European and Islamic Worlds. Principal investigator: Vasileios Syros
  "Social license to operate": A real tool or rhetoric? Examining the mining industry in Finland, Australia and Canada Project leader: Tapio Litmanen
  EUSA_ID - Capacity Building in Higher Education for an improved cooperation between the EU and SA in the field of Development Studies. Group leader: Jeremy Gould
  Future Food Security in Finland – Identifying and Analysing Vulnerability Aspects in the Finnish Food System. Project leader: Prof. Tiina Silvasti
2013 TRANSMANGO: Assessment of the impact of drivers of change on Europe's food and nutrition security. Principal investigator: Prof. Tiina Silvasti
  "Superdemocracy" - A Critical Assessment of the Participative Turn. Project leader: Prof. Marja Keränen
  Intergenerational Relations in Broadband Societies (iGRIB). Project leader: Sakari Taipale
  Knowledge in Post-Avicennian Islamic Philosophy. Project leader: Jari Kaukua
  Advancing SSA-EU cooperation in research and innovation for global challenges (CAAST-Net Plus). Head of research: Jeremy Gould