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Curriculum Vitae

Born 1977 in Tampere, Finland

CURRENT POSITION

Professor of Social Psychology (Full), Tampere University, 2021-

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

2020-21           Associate Professor of Social Psychology – University of Helsinki
2017-2020 Assistant Professor of Social Psychology / Academy Research Fellow – University of Helsinki
2015-2017 Academy Research Fellow – University of Tampere
2015-2017 University Lecturer of Social Psychology – University of Tampere
2014-15  University Researcher in Social Psychology – University of Helsinki
2012-2015  Postdoctoral Researcher in Social Psychology – University of Helsinki
2012-2013  Visiting Postdoctoral Research Fellow – University of Cambridge, UK
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
2000; 2003-4 Research assistant – University of Helsinki

SUPERVISED DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS & CURRENTLY UNDER SUPERVISION

2016  Minna Stenius PhD
2017  Marja Kinnunen (co-supervisor)
2020 Katri Kostamo
Johanna Nurmi (co-supervisor)
Matti Heino
Marguerite Beattie
Nanne Isokuortti (co-supervisor)
Melina Puolamäki
Malin Ekholm (co-supervisor)

MAJOR GRANTS    (AS PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR)

2020-2023  Academy of Finland  (555 K€) (consortium with VTT)
2020-2022  Ministry of Culture and Education  (90 K€)
2019-2020  Finnish Cultural Foundation  Argumenta Project (140 K€)
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)

  • ​Improving motivational interaction styles of physical activity promotion
    and sports professionals: Towards a complex dynamical systems approach 2020-2022
  • Behaviour Change Science & Policy 2019-20
  • Citizen Shield – technological, behavioural and societal solutions for protective actions to tackle pandemics 2020-2023

PAST KEY RESEARCH PROJECTS (as PI)

  • Understanding mechanisms of behaviour change in interventions to promote well-being, Academy of Finland Research Fellowship 2015-20
  • Self-determined motivation for work and health: investigating fluctuations and identifying effective strategies for motivational self-management
    2016-20

KEY COLLABORATORS & COLLABORATION RESEARCH PROJECTS

  • Twente – Falko Sniehotta, Vera Araujo-Soares
  • Fidipro & BC-Well – Martin Hagger, Taru Lintunen

EDITORIAL POSITIONS

Frontiers in Psychology, Personality and Social Psychology section – Associate Editor
Applied Psychology: Health and Well-being – Associate Editor
Health Psychology Review – Editorial Board member
Journal of Community & Applied Social Psychology
Annals of Behavioral Medicine

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