2015-2020, Academy of Finland
Purpose is to increase understanding psychosocial processes of behaviour change in mental health promotion, physical activity, and healthy diet. One of the projects involved is the Healthy Learning Mind.
2014-2018, Academy of Finland
The project examines 1) public’s knowledge of and attitudes towards genome sequencing, 2) reactions to genetic secondary findings, and 3) how family history shapes personal disease risk perceptions using both qualitative and quantitative methods.
2016-2018, Academy of Finland
Nationwide dissemination and implementation of evidence-based intervention strategies, including its evaluation.
2012-2017, Ministry of Education and Culture, Ministry of Social Affairs and Health
Scientific design and evaluation of a theory- and evidence-based intervention to increase physical activity and sedentary behaviour in youth.
2014-2017, European Union FP7
PREventive Care Infrastructure based On Ubiquitous Sensing (PRECIOUS) project is EU funded project that aims to improve motivation using a combination of motivational interview and gamification principles, as well as creating a personalised system that adapts to the users’ goals and preferences. The system will collect information about the user from a different devices and applications (sensors) to measure physical activity, food intake, and physiological stress levels. PRECIOUS include several subapps that use principles of motivational interview and self-regulation techniques.