CONGRATULATIONS! Funding for study of child–animal relations

And now it is official: Pauliina and her team – Riikka, Tuure, and Riitta-Marja Leinonen – were granted a three-year project funding to study children’s relations to other animals by the Emil Aaltonen foundation. To receive the grant Pauliina visited the once home of Emil Aaltonen, now a home museum, and was appropriately greeted by a… Read More CONGRATULATIONS! Funding for study of child–animal relations

CONGRATULATIONS! Maija will be a visiting researcher in Agora at the University of Helsinki in fall 2016

Maija will be a visiting member in Cross-sectional politics and educational practices in the era of marketization (CRISP) -research group lead by professor Kristiina Brunila, and take part also in  Education, society and culture (ESC) -research seminars. “Members of Agora have done such interesting and important research on the politics and practices of education on… Read More CONGRATULATIONS! Maija will be a visiting researcher in Agora at the University of Helsinki in fall 2016

CONGRATULATIONS! Tuure Tammi was awarded post-doc funding!

Tuure Tammi was awarded a year long research funding for his post-doctoral project “The School as a Sociomaterial Meeting Place” (Koulu sosiomateriaalisena kohtauspaikkana). The SAND-crew is very proud and extends a warm thank you to Ella and Georg Ehrnrooth Foundation! Here’s a short description of what Tuure will be up to: “Väitöksen jälkeisessä tutkimustyössäni tarkastelen koulua sosiomateriaalisesta… Read More CONGRATULATIONS! Tuure Tammi was awarded post-doc funding!

CONGRATULATIONS! Tuija Huuki won an Academy Research Fellowship

Dr. Tuija Huuki won the exceptionally competitive grant for a post as an Academy Research Fellow for five years (2016-2021) from the Academy of Finland. Her research project is titled “Gender-based violence in pre-teen relationship cultures: How history, place, affect and arts interventions matter”/ “Vallan visaiset seurustelu- ja kaverisuhteet alakoulussa sekä taidelähtöiset menetelmät suhteiden eheyttämisessä”.  Well… Read More CONGRATULATIONS! Tuija Huuki won an Academy Research Fellowship

CONGRATULATIONS! Riikka defended classroom matters!

Congratulations to Riikka Hohti for defending her Doctoral dissertation with honour. The discussion took place between Riikka and her excellent opponent Professor Jayne Osgood (Middlesex University) on Wednesday the 4th of May. Half of the audience wrote ‘classroom diaries’ of the event – thank you Antti Paakkari for coordinating the wonderful idea into reality –… Read More CONGRATULATIONS! Riikka defended classroom matters!