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Doctoral dissertation: EU data protection policy heavily impacted by forceful lobbying
A doctoral dissertation recently published at the University of Helsinki indicates that the hand of lobbyists is evident in the provisions of...
Russian-speaking women in Finland who engage in commercial sex, struggle between visibility and invisibility in society
Russian-speaking women who engage in commercial sex in Finland work independently and do not need to defer to pimps or traffickers. However,...
Smartphones make it easier for young people to date and independently look for a spouse in Alexandria, Egypt
The introduction of mobile communication devices has brought about two significant changes for young people in Egypt: To begin with, personal...
How saving forests, soil and peatlands could help save the planet
To what extent can we count on carbon sinks?
Making healthy eating automatic – interventions can change impulses to snack
What if healthy eating was easy and automatic instead of effortful and involving lots of willpower? Current research from the University of...
The Parliament’s power relations and Brexit will have the greatest impact on Finland’s EU Presidency, according to a researcher
Finland’s own goals can make a difference during the Presidency, for example in climate policy, where Finland can step up to pioneer the field...
Roope Uusitalo studies the Finnish activation model for unemployment security so that politicians can make informed decisions
The professor of economics is particularly interested in research topics that influence human welfare.
Frank Trentmann: “I’m fascinated by debates about good housekeeping”
The specialist in the history of consumption knows that we, too, can change our moral compass and live more sustainably.