LUMAT Summer School

International LUMAT Summer School 2022 will be organized on June 15th, following the LUMAT research symposium. In the Summer School, you will have the opportunity to develop your methodological know-how. This year the theme will be Sustainability and Education, similarly to the LUMAT research symposium. We will focus on interview as a research method. Besides interesting programme, you can network with other doctoral researchers on the field of science education.

Summer school is free of charge and organized online.

Registration to Summer School has ended. If you would still like to register, please contact: luma-keskus ((at))

The event is organized in cooperation with the Finnish Mathematics and Science Education Research Association.

Program of LUMAT Summer School 2022

10.00-10.15 Welcome to LUMAT Summer School

Keynote lecture: Interview as a research method, lecture and examples.

Hanna Viitala, University Teacher, Åbo Akademi University

Emmi Vuorio, Doctoral researcher, University of Helsinki


Workshop: Sustainability in Education

Followed by participants’ research presentations, discussion and feedback in parallel sessions.

15.00-16.00 Informal discussion

Schedule follows Finnish time (UTC+3, EEST).

PhD Hanna Viitala

Keynote lecture: Hanna Viitala

PhD Hanna Viitala is a researcher and a university teacher in mathematics education at Åbo Akademi University in Finland. Her main research interest is related to teaching and learning collaborative problem solving. Previously she has studied for instance students’ affect and mathematical thinking, as well as teachers’ professional development. Methodologically, her main research interest is qualitative research and she has experience in both individual and group interviews.