Researchers

Contacts and profiles of researchers

  • Timonen, Päivi, Director, University Researcher, tel. 02 941 20926, 050 343 3138, paivi.timonen(at)helsinki.fi. Consumer capitalism, European consumer policy, user-centred innovation in companies, images of nature in the economy, comfortable urban environment Tuhat research database
  • Aalto, Kristiina, Project Planner, tel. 02 941 20901, 050 573 8894, kristiina.aalto(at)helsinki.fi. Households’ consumption and time use, value of household production and work, household services, textile care and related practices, recycling of textiles
  • Anttonen, Markku, Postdoctoral Researcher, tel. 050 317 7952 markku.anttonen(at)helsinki.fi. Circular economy, sharing resources, recycling
  • Apajalahti, Eeva-Lotta, Postdoctoral Researcher, tel. 02 941 20937, 050 311 6383, 050 524 5458, eeva-lotta.apajalahti(at)helsinki.fi. Energy transition, sustainable production and consumption, corporate political power, consumers’ energy use and social practices
  • Heiskanen, Eva, Professor, tel. 02 941 20903, 050 321 0190, eva.heiskanen(at)helsinki.fi. Energy policy, new energy solutions, consumers’ energy use, sustainable consumption, adoption and acceptance of new technology Tuhat research database
  • Jauho, Mikko, University Researcher, tel. 02 941 20906, 050 574 4869, mikko.jauho(at)helsinki.fi. Health and nutritional policy, lifestyles and risks, notions of health, food controversies Tuhat research database 
  • Kaarakainen, Minna, University Lecturer, tel. 02 941 20908, 050 574 4732, minna.kaarakainen(at)helsinki.fi. Welfare policy, service systems, welfare organisations, steering mechanisms, customer relationships and engagement in welfare services Tuhat research database
  • Kahma, Nina, University Researcher puh. 02941 20932, nina.kahma(at)helsinki.fi. Tuhat research database
  • Koistinen, Katri, University Lecturer, tel. 02 941 20909, 050 596 5543, katri.koistinen(at)helsinki.fi. Services (esp. in retail), geography of trade and urban planning Tuhat research database
  • Kolehmainen, Jari, Research Assistant, tel. 02 941 20935, 050 311 6381, jari.kolehmainen(at)helsinki.fi. Energy consumption, social practices, climate change mitigation.
  • Laakso, Senja, Postdoctoral Researcher, tel. 050-448 0940, senja.laakso(at)helsinki.fi. Sustainable consumption, experiments and practices, energy efficiency Tuhat research database
  • Laaksonen, Salla-Maaria, Postdoctoral Researcher, tel. 050-415 6576, salla.laaksonen(at)helsinki.fi. New media, organizations, technology, digital methods and computational social sciences. Tuhat research database
  • Lammi, Minna, University Researcher, tel. 02 941 20912, 050 469 0321, minna.lammi(at)helsinki.fi. History and development of the consumption society, consumer communication (esp. visual communication), social construction of consumption Tuhat research database
  • Lehtinen, Anna-Riitta, Project Planner, tel. 02 941 20913, 050 574 4389, anna-riitta.lehtinen(at)helsinki.fi. Management of household finances, financial knowledge, (excessive) indebtedness, reference budgets (moderate consumption)
  • Lillqvist, Ella, Postdoctoral Researcher, tel. 02 941 20938, 050 311 6390, ella.lillqvist(at)helsinki.fi. Economic inequality, discourse studies, (new) media, digital methods Tuhat research database
  • Matschoss, Kaisa, University Researcher, tel. 02 941 20914, 0400 871 597, kaisa.matschoss(at)helsinki.fi. Public engagement, sustainable development and participation, consumers’ role in the energy system, socio-technical transitions, energy efficiency Tuhat research database
  • Niva, Mari, University Lecturer, tel. 02 941 20916, 050 574 4967, mari.niva(at)helsinki.fi. Food culture, practices of eating, political and ethical food consumption, notions of healthiness Tuhat research database
  • Pantzar, Mika, Professor, tel. 02 941 20917, 0400 490 791, mika.pantzar(at)helsinki.fi. Changes in consumption, futures research, innovation research, big and small data, rhetoric of economic policy, data economy, economics of sport, health and happiness Tuhat research database
  • Pöyry, Essi, Postdoctoral Researcher, tel. +358 50 3223 298, essi.poyry(at)helsinki.fi. Social media analytics, data economy, consumer trends Tuhat research database
  • Rask, Mikko, University Researcher, tel. 02 941 20921, 050 322 2012, mikko.rask(at)helsinki.fi. Innovation policy, engagement in decision-making processes, deliberative theory, futures research, risk management Tuhat research database
  • Repo, Petteri, University Researcher, tel. 02 941 20922, 0400 737 968, petteri.repo(at)helsinki.fi. Sustainable innovation, new online services, companies’ product development, the functioning of innovation and consumer policy Tuhat research database
  • Ruckenstein, Minna, Associate Professor, tel. 02 941 20923, 0400 871 598, minna.ruckenstein(at)helsinki.fi. Anthropology of consumption, temporal dimensions of everyday life and finances, childhood and financial conditions, value creation, money, digital health, self-measurement technologies Tuhat research database
  • Yli-Kauhaluoma, Sari, University Researcher, tel. 02 941 20927, 050 302 8275, sari.yli-kauhaluoma(at)helsinki.fi. Knowledge-intensive work, development of technological innovations, urban space and urban rhythm Tuhat research database
  • Ylisiurua, Marjoriikka, Doctoral Student, tel. 02 941 20929, marjoriikka.ylisiurua(at)helsinki.fi. Tuhat research database