Tag Archives: Research

Evolution and Tensions in Gaming Communities (slides)

Here are the slides I used in my talk in the Digital Colosseums workshop in Singapore:  

Workshop in Singapore

I will spend the next week visiting Singapore, where Vivian Chen, from Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information in Nanyang Technological University has put together an interesting international seminar focused on games and play, particularly from the perspective of eSports phenomena. Together with several esteemed colleagues, I also will give a talk there; mine … Continue reading ”Workshop in Singapore”

Humans in Organizations: Leadership, Conflicts and Learning

“Leadership today […] is about unlearning management and relearning being human.” This thought-provoking quotation is from an article, published a few days ago at Harvard Business Review‘s website under a …

Tools for Trade

The key research infrastructures these days include e.g. access to online publication databases, and ability to communicate with your colleagues (including such prosaic things as email, file sharing and real-time chat). While an astrophysicist relies on satellite data and a physicist to a particle accelerator, for example, in research and humanities and human sciences is … Continue reading ”Tools for Trade”

(What does a) Conflict Researcher (do)

“Nice to meet you, I’m Paula Rossi and I am a conflict researcher at the University of Tampere, Faculty of Management.”   When introducing myself, for example in an academic …

EduMAP Research Workshop in Berlin, 20-21 April

In April the EduMAP consortia met in Berlin to coordinate their research approach to data collection for the project. Work packages 3 and 4 are concerned with investigating good practice…

Four research themes of the group

HET stands for Higher Education in Transition. HET research group is one of many research groups at the School of Education, University of Tampere, Finland. In HET research group, the…

Y-sukupolven opiskelijat etsivät omaa tilaa yliopistossa

Tutkimusten mukaan Y-sukupolven opiskelijat, jolla viitataan vuosina 1980–1999 syntyneisiin, eroaa edellisistä sukupolvista erityisesti siinä, mitä he odottavat koulutukselta ja millaisia oppimis-, työskentely- ja käyttäytymistapoja he ovat omaksuneet. Lindénin, Annalan ja…

Tech Tips for New Students

There are many useful practices and tools that can be recommended for new university students; many good study practices are pretty universal, but then there are also elements that relate to what one studies, where one studies – to the institutional or disciplinary frames of academic work. A student that works on a degree in … Continue reading ”Tech Tips for New Students”

Fafnir 4/2016 CFP

(Please spread the word) Call for Papers: FAFNIR 4/2016: SPECULATIVE FICTION IN COMICS AND GRAPHIC NOVELS Fafnir – Nordic Journal of Science Fiction and Fantasy Research invites authors to submit papers for the upcoming edition 4/2016. Theme for the edition is “Speculative Fiction in Comics and Graphic Novels”. We invite papers that focus on speculative fiction … Continue reading ”Fafnir 4/2016 CFP”