CV

Curriculum Vitae

Born 27 July, 1977 in Tampere, Finland
Married – one child

CURRENT POSITION

Academy Research Fellow
University Lecturer in Social Psychology, University of Tampere

EDUCATION

2004  MSocSc Social Psychology – University of Helsinki
2011  PhD Social Psychology – University of Helsinki
2012  Docent Social Psychology – University of Helsinki
2015  Docent Health and Sport Psychology – University of Jyväskylä

PREVIOUS PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS

2014-15  University Researcher – University of Helsinki
2012-2015  Postdoctoral Researcher – University of Helsinki
2012-2013  Visiting Postdoctoral Research Fellow – University of Cambridge
2006-2011  Researcher – National Institute for Health and Welfare, Finland
2004-2006  Designer and planner, Virtual University Project – University of Helsinki
Freelance teacher and trainer, various educational institutions

SUPERVISED DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS & CURRENTLY UNDER SUPERVISION

2016  Minna Stenius PhD
2017  Marja Kinnunen (co-supervisor)
Katri Kostamo
Johanna Nurmi (co-supervisor)
Matti Heino

MAJOR GRANTS    (AS PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR)

2016-2018  Academy of Finland   Key Project (300 K€)
2016-2020  Academy of Finland   Academy Project (480 K€)
2015-2020  Academy of Finland   Academy Fellowship
2015-2017  Ministry of Culture and Education   (356 K€)
2013-2015  Ministry of Social and Health Affairs (230 K€)
2012-2014  Ministry of Culture and Education   (311 K€)
2012-2013 Kone Foundation / Postdoc Pool

CURRENT RESEARCH PROJECTS   (AS PI)

  • Enhancing physical activity promotion in upper secondary schools: Nationwide dissemination and implementation of evidence-based intervention strategies
    2016-18
  • Self-determined motivation for work and health: investigating fluctuations and identifying effective strategies for motivational self-management
    2016-20
  • Changing physical activity and sedentary behaviours among adolescents in vocational schools: Evaluation of the Let’s Move It program in a cluster randomized controlled intervention trial
    2015-17

 

KEY COLLABORATORS & COLLABORATION RESEARCH PROJECTS

Terve Oppiva Mieli, Healthy Learning Mind – Sakari Suominen, Salla-Maarit Volanen, Päivi Santalahti

PRECIOUS – Ari Haukkala, Niklas Ravaja, Keegan Knittle

TIME-BCI – Keegan Knittle, Stephan Dombrowski, Rik Crutzen

VirusFight – Carita Savolainen-Kopra, Maria Virkki, Piia Jallinoja

Addition Plus – Simon Griffin, Stephen Sutton, Wendy Hardeman, Toby Prevost

Fidipro – Martin Hagger, Taru Lintunen

 

EDITORIAL POSITIONS

Frontiers in Psychology – Review  Editor
Practical Health Psychology Blog – Lead Editor
Health Psychology Bulletin – Executive Editor