Nollatutkijat

Our group is analyzing critically the Finnish universities, and especially the impact of the new Universities Act on the university, its staff and power structures. In addition, we are interested in how this reform has affected the work of researchers and its targets: what is allowed to be resear...

The neighboring networks of the older city dwellers

01.03.2020 - 31.12.2022
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...

Mikko Laitinen

Professor , Foreign Languages and Translation Studies

SusHydro - Regoverning the Existing Hydropower System

01.09.2020 - 31.08.2024
Our research creates interdisciplinary guidelines for sustainable governance of existing hydropower, integrating the ecological, economic, and social pillars of sustainability. By conducting and combining state-of-the art legal, ecological, and economic research this project is uniquely positione...

Centre for Regional Research

Spatia– Centre for Regional Research is an applied regional and social science research unit. We started operating in 2001 as part of the University of Eastern Finland’s Karelian Institute. We carry out research and surveys commissioned by our customers, and provide expert services needed in nati...