Researchers

Most of the people listed below work in the Center's facilities in Siltavuorenpenger 1, 3, 5 and 10 (SP 1, 3, 5 or 10).
See postal addresses and maps for details.

Research area leaders:

Engeström, Yrjö, Professor
Institute of Behavioural Sciences
SP 1 A / yrjo.engestrom [at] helsinki.fi / Profile in TUHAT
FA – New Forms of Work and Learning
P Implementation Conditions of Integration Innovations in Health Care
P – Concept Formation in the Wild - Project
P – Learning in Productive Social Movements

Hakkarainen, Kai, Professor
Institute of Behavioural Sciences
SP 5 A / kai.hakkarainen [at] helsinki.fi / Profile in TUHAT
FA –Technology-mediated Processes of Learning and Collective-creativity

Miettinen, Reijo, Professor
Institute of Behavioural Sciences
SP 1 A / reijo.miettinen [at] helsinki.fi / Profile in TUHAT
FA – Distributed Innovations and Transformation of Research Work
P – Building information modeling (BIM) research project

Seitamaa-Hakkarainen, Pirita, Professor
Department of Teacher Education
SP 10 / pirita.seitamaa-hakkarainen [at] helsinki.fi
FA– Craft, Design, and Learning

Virkkunen, Jaakko, Professor Emeritus
Institute of Behavioural Sciences
SP 3 A / jaakko.virkkunen [at] helsinki.fi
FA – Interventions and the Formation of New Operating Concepts in Organizations

Researchers:

Engeström, Ritva PhD
ritva.engestrom [at] gmail.com
FA – Technology-mediated Processes of Learning and Collective-creativity
P – Interactive Strategizing as a Challenge of Managing Collaborative Research Creativity

Kaatrakoski, Heli PhD
heli.kaatrakoski [at] gmail.com
FA – New Forms of Work and Learning
P – Bridging Activity Theory and Critical Discourse Analysis

Kajamaa, Anu PhD
SP 3 A / anu.kajamaa [at] helsinki.fi / Profile in TUHAT
FA – New Forms of Work and Learning
P – Implementation Conditions of Integration Innovations in Health Care: Organizational Volition and the Voice of the Client
P – Concept Formation in the Wild - Project

Kallio, Kirsi Lic. Phil.
kirsi.kallio [at] helsinki.fi
FA – Interventions and the Formation of New Operating Concepts in Organizations

Kangas, Kaiju MA
SP 10 / kaiju.kangas [at] helsinki.fi
FA – Craft, Design, and Learning
P – Learning by Collaborative Designing
P – Elementary Students' Computer Supported Collaborative Inquiry and Design Process

Kerosuo, Hannele PhD
SP 3 A / hannele.kerosuo [at] helsinki.fi / Homepage
FA – Distributed Innovations and Transformation of Research Work
P – Building information modeling (BIM) research project

Korpela, Jenni MSc (Tech)
P – Building information modeling (BIM) research project

Kosonen, Kari MA
SP 1 A / kari.kosonen [at] helsinki.fi
FA – Technology-mediated Processes of Learning and Collective-creativity
P – Developing Knowledge Practices Laboratory

Kuusisaari, Hanna PhD
SP 10 / hanna.kuusisaari [at] helsinki.fi
FA – Craft, Design, and Learning

Käyhkö, Leena PhD
SP 3 A / leena.kayhko [at] helsinki.fi
FA – New Forms of Work and Learning
P – Entrepreneurship as a Learning Challenge to the School and Local Community

Laamanen, Tarja-Kaarina MA
SP 10 / tarja.laamanen [at] helsinki.fi
FA – Craft, Design, and Learning
P – Dynamics of Early Phase Design

Lahti, Henna PhD
SP 10 / henna.lahti [at] helsinki.fi
FA – Craft, Design, and Learning

Laitinen, Anne Lic. Phil. (Educ)
SP 3 A / anne.laitinen [at] helsinki.fi
FA – New Forms of Work and Learning
P – The Principle of Double Stimulation and the Methodology of Formative Interventions

Lallimo, Jiri MA
FA – Technology-mediated Processes of Learning and Collective-creativity
P – Developing Knowledge Practices Laboratory

Leminen, Juha MA
FA – Distributed Innovations and Transformation of Research Work
P – Transformation of Biomedical Research

Muukkonen, Hanni MA
FA – Technology-mediated Processes of Learning and Collective-creativity
P – Developing Knowledge Practices Laboratory
P – Becoming a Collaborative Professional  – University Education and Epistemic Agency

Mäki, Tarja MSc (Tech) & MA (Educ)
SP 3 A / tarja.maki [at] helsinki.fi
P- Building information modeling (BIM) research project

Paavola, Sami PhD
SP 1 A / sami.paavola [at] helsinki.fi / Homepage
FA – Distributed Innovations and Transformation of Research Work
P – Building information modeling (BIM) research project

Pasanen, Auli MA
SP 1 A / auli.pasanen [at] helsinki.fi
FA – New Forms of Work and Learning

Pereira Querol, Marco PhD
FA – Interventions and the Formation of New Operating Concepts in Organizations
P – Learning in Environmental Management Networks

Pohjola, Pasi PhD
SP 1 A / pasi.pohjola [at] helsinki.fi
FA – Technology-mediated Processes of Learning and Collective-creativity
P – Collective Intelligence

Ranta, Kukka, PhD student, M.Soc.Sc.,B.A.
Institute of Behavioural Sciences,
SP 1 A / kukka.ranta [at] helsinki.fi / Profile in TUHAT / Homepage
P – Learning in Productive Social Movements

Ristimäki, Päivi MSc (Econ.)
paivi.ristimaki [at] helsinki.fi
FA– Interventions and the Formation of New Operating Concepts in Organizations
P – Company Research Knot
P – Learning production concepts – Tools for the management of networked activities

Sannino, Annalisa PhD
SP 1 A / annalisa.sannino [at] helsinki.fi / Homepage
FA – New Forms of Work and Learning
P – The Principle of Double Stimulation and the Methodology of Formative Interventions
P – Opening up Pathways to Competence and Employment for Immigrants (OPCE)

Siltala, Juha MA
juha.k.siltala [at] helsinki.fi / Homepage
FA – Distributed Innovations and Transformation of Research Work
P – Organization of Internet-mediated distributed work

Teräs, Marianne PhD
FA – New Forms of Work and Learning
P – Opening up Pathways to Competence and Employment for Immigrants (OPCE)

Tissari, Varpu MA
varpu.tissari [at] helsinki.fi / Profile in TUHAT
P – Implementation Conditions of Integration Innovations in Health Care: Organizational Volition and the Voice of the Client

 

Toiviainen, Hanna PhD / Homepage
P – Company Research Knot
P– Learning production concepts – Tools for the management of networked activities
P – Implementation Conditions of Integration Innovations in Health Care: Organizational Volition and the Voice of the Client
PThe changing concepts of service networks and new tools for client understanding (Kohaus) (Tekes) (H. Toiviainen)

Tuomainen, Jenna MA
SP 1 A / jenna. tuomainen [at] helsinki.fi
FA – Technology-mediated Processes of Learning and Collective-creativity
P – Collective Intelligence

Tuunainen, Juha PhD
FA – Distributed Innovations and Transformation of Research Work

Viilo, Marjut MA
SP 10 / marjut.viilo [at] helsinki.fi
FA– Craft, Design, and Learning
P – Teacher’s Support and Organizing in the Computer-Supported Collaborative Inquiry and Design Process
P – Learning by Collaborative Designing

Recent Publications

  • Kaatrakoski, H., & Lahikainen, J., "What We Do Every Day Is Impossible": Managing Change by Developing a
    Knotworking Culture in an Academic Library, The Journal of Academic Librarianship (2016), http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.acalib.2016.06.001 Publication>>
  • Kajamaa, A. & Lahtinen, P. (2016). Carnivalization as a new mode of collaboration. Journal of Workplace Learning, Vol. 28 Iss 4 pp. 188 - 205. DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/JWL-11-2015-0084 Publication>>
  • Sannino,A., Engeström, Y. & Lemos, M. (2016). Formative Interventions for Expansive Learning and Transformative Agency, Journal of the Learning
    Sciences,
    DOI: 10.1080/10508406.2016.1204547 Publication>>
  • Sannino, A., Engeström Y. & Lahikainen, J. (2016). The dialectics of authoring expansive learning: tracing the long tail of a Change Laboratory. Journal of Workplace Learning, Vol. 28 Iss 4 pp. 245 - 26 http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/JWL-01-2016-0003 Publication>>
  • Engeström, Y. & Sannino, A. (2016). Expansive learning on the move: insights from ongoing research / El aprendizaje expansivo en movimiento: aportaciones de la investigación en curs. Journal for the Study of Education and Development/ Infancia y Aprendizaje http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02103702.2016.1189119 Publication >>
  • Rantavuori, J., Engeström, Y., & Lipponen, L. (2016). Learning actions, objects and types of interaction: A methodological analysis of expansive learning among pre-service teachers. Frontline Learning Research, 4(3), 1-27. Publication >>
  • Korpela, J., Miettinen, R., Salmikivi , T., & Ihalainen, J. 2015. The challenges and potentials of utilizing building information modeling in facility management. The case of the Center for Property and facilities of the University of Helsinki. Construction Management and Economies 33(1), 3-17. Publication >>
  • Kerosuo, H., Miettinen, R., Paavola, S., Mäki, T. & Korpela, J. 2015. Challenges of the expansive use of Building Information Modeling in construction projects. Production 25(2), 289-297.Publication >>
  • Miettinen, R., Tuunainen, J. & E.   Esko (2015).  Epistemological, Artefactual and Interactional–Institutional Foundations of Social Impact of Academic Research. Minerva 53(3), 257-277 Publication >>
  • Sannino, A. (2015). The principle of double stimulation: A path to volitional action. Learning, Culture, and Social Interaction, 6, 1-15. Publication >>
  • Sannino, A. (2015). Double stimulation in the waiting experiment with collectives. Integrative Psychological and Behavioral Science. DOI: 10.1007/s12124-015-9324-4 Publication >>
  • Sannino, A. & Vainio, J. (2015). Gendered hegemony and its contradictions among Finnish university physicists. Gender and Education. DOI:10.1080/09540253.2015.1045455 Publication >>
  • Kerosuo H., Miettinen, R., Paavola S., & Mäki T., (2015). Challenges of the expansive1 use of Building ­Information Modeling (BIM) in construction projects. Production Journal, vol.25, n.2, p.289-297, 2015 Publication >>
  • Engeström Y., Kajamaa A., Lahtinen P. & Sannino A. (2015). Toward a Grammar of Collaboration, Mind, Culture, and Activity, 22:2, 92-111, DOI:10.1080/10749039.2015.1024326 Publication >>
  • Schulz, K-P., Kajamaa, A. & Kerosuo, H. (2015). Creating innovative work practices through reflexive interventions. International Journal of Work Innovation 1 (2): 143 - 160. DOI: 10.1504/IJWI.2015.071193 Publication >>
  • Seppänen, L. (2015). Review of 'Collaborative projects: an interdisciplinary study'. Book edited by Andy Blunden. Outlines - Critical Practice Studies, 16(1), 93-97. Publication >>
  • Vänninen I., Pereira-Querol M., Engeström Y. (2015). Generating transformative agency among horticultural producers: An activity-theoretical approach to transforming Integrated Pest Management Original Research Article. Agricultural Systems, Volume 139, October 2015, Pages 38-49 Publication >>
  • Kerosuo, H. (2015). BIM-based collaboration across organizational and disciplinary boundaries through knotworking. 8th Nordic Conference on Construction Economics and Organization. Procedia Economics and Finance, 21, 201-208.Publication >>
  • Mäki, T. (2015) Multi-disciplinary discourse on design-related issues in construction site meetings. 8th Nordic Conference on Construction Economics and Organization. Procedia Economics and Finance, 21, 231-238. Publication >>
  • Mäki, T. and Kerosuo, H. (2015) Site managers' daily work and the uses of building information modelling in construction site. Construction Management and Economics, published on line 5 May, 2015. Publication >>

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