POWER (Placement Opportunities with Entrepreneurial Reach) project

01.11.2018 - 31.10.2021
POWER (Placement Opportunities with Entrepreneurial Reach) is ERASMUS+ project launched in November 2018. POWER was launched to create coherent, sustainable and EU-wide digital platform focusing on providing high-impact placements for students in start-ups. Placement ecosystem will be targeted to...

RELOCAL - Resituating the Local in Cohesion and Territorial Development

01.10.2016 - 30.09.2020
See the project website at: https://relocal.eu/

The EU Horizon 2020 research project ‘Resituating the local in cohesion and territorial development’ – RELOCAL has received funding from European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under Grant Agreement Nº 727097. ...

Prospects in Peripheries

We aim to map the problem, research and share carefully selected fact-based smart practices of how to change the narrative of the peripheries from marginalisation to local success.

Our goal is to encourage citizens of all ages from peripheral, often structurally weak, border region...

Investigative and enabling art

01.09.2016 -
The project Investigative and enabling art aims at creating connections and new openings between research, art, and societal actors. The project focuses especially on the potential of community art in creating opportunities for participation and empowerment among people in various margins in soci...

The neighboring networks of the older city dwellers

01.03.2020 - 31.12.2021
The purpose of the joint project of the Universities of Turku and Eastern Finland is to examine the quality and extent of the neighborhood relations of the aging population, the importance of the neighborhood for the well-being of the older adultsa and them as a resource in their neighborhoods. T...

Responsive Natural Resources Governance Research Group

The main aim of this research group is to analyse the local, bilateral and multilateral environmental governance interventions and agreements. We also study policy changes and strategical processes, such as the transition towards circular and bio-based economy.

Brexit, migration and mobility

01.01.2020 - 31.12.2021
Brexit provides an excellent opportunity to examine how the formal (state) and informal (social) processes of border-making relate to each other and play out in the everyday life of those impacted by this historic change. As the transitionary period after UK’s exit from the EU ends in December 20...