LUMAT Science Research Forum

Members

LUMAT Science Research Forum members collaborate with other LUMA researchers in the field.

Apply as a member:

Through the forum, you have the possibility to:

  • collaborate with the other researchers in the field
  • get national and international visibility for you and your research
  • take part in LUMA activities and developing of them
  • review for LUMAT journal
  • apply for research funds in collaboration

Apply as a member thought this e-form. Please, note that we will include only Finnish members at this stage!

Current members (list will be updated):

 
Ph.D. Maija Aksela

Professor in science education
University of Helsinki, Finland

https://researchportal.helsinki.fi/en/persons/maija-aksela
Field of study: Science education
Research topics/areas of interest: teacher education, sciences now and in the future, student-centered learning, sustainability
Research methods of interest: design-based research, mixed methodology: qualitative and quantitative methods

 


Ph.D. Veli-Matti Vesterinen
University Lecturer
University of Turku, Finland

https://www.utu.fi/fi/ihmiset/veli-matti-vesterinen
Field of study: Science education
Research topics/areas of interest: nature of science, science communication, sustainability education
Research methods of interest: educational design research, content analysis

 
Ph.D. Johannes Pernaa
University Lecturer
University of Helsinki, Finland

https://johannespernaa.kuvat.fi <a
Field of study: e.g. Science and technology education
Research topics/areas of interest: ICT in chemistry education, chemistry teacher education, cheminformatics, design-based research in chemistry education
Research methods of interest: DBR, case study, systematic review, theoretical research

 
Ph.D. Jaana Herranen

Researcher
University of Helsinki, Finland

https://researchportal.helsinki.fi/fi/persons/jaana-herranen
Field of study: Science education
Research topics/areas of interest: sustainability education, learner-centred and learner-driven education, inquiry-based education
Research methods of interest: discourse analysis, grounded theory, case-studies


Ph.D. Mervi Asikainen

Senior University Lecturer
University of Eastern Finland, Finland

Field of study: Science education
Research topics/areas of interest: Research-based development of science teacher education, Knowledge organization in learning, Concept learning, conceptual change and development, Learning complex concepts, such as climate change
Research methods of interest: Qualitative methods


Msc. Outi Haatainen

Doctoral Student
University of Helsinki, Finland

https://researchportal.helsinki.fi/en/persons/outi-maria-haatainen
Field of study: Science education
Research topics/areas of interest: integrated science education, teacher education, project-based learning
Research methods of interest: design-based research, case study


Ph.D. Markus Hähkiöniemi

Senior lecturer
University of Jyväskylä, Finland


Field of study: Maths education
Research topics/areas of interest: argumentation, inquiry, interaction, technology
Research methods of interest: qualitative, quantitative


Msc. Eero Jalonen
Chemistry teacher
High School, Finland

Field of study: Science education
Research topics/areas of interest: Chemical bonding Molecular modelling
Research methods of interest: Design research

 



M.Ed. Susanna Kaitera

Solution designer
University of Oulu, Finland

Field of study: Math education
Research topics/areas of interest: Primary school students’ mathematical problem solving skills and strategies, Science education, STEAM
Research methods of interest: Mixed methods research



Ph.D. Antti Laaksonen

University lecturer
University of Helsinki

https://cs.helsinki.fi/u/ahslaaks/
Field of study: Science education
Research topics/areas of interest: programming, problem solving, algorithms
Research methods of interest: design-based research, data analysis



Ph.D. Antti Laherto

Docent, University lecturer
University of Helsinki

https://researchportal.helsinki.fi/en/persons/antti-laherto
Field of study: Science education
Research topics/areas of interest: Authenticity and relevance of science education, Futures thinking and agency, Science education for sustainable development
Research methods of interest: Qualitative and mixed methods, Design-based research


Ph.D. Anu Laine
docent, university lecturer
University of Helsinki, Finland

https://researchportal.helsinki.fi/en/persons/anu-laine
Field of study: Math education
Research topics/areas of interest: non-standard problem-solving, affective factors in learning and teaching
Research methods of interest: qualitative methods, mixed-methods, drawings


Ph.D. Jari Lavonen

Professor
University of Helsinki, Finland

https://researchportal.helsinki.fi/en/persons/jari-lavonen
Field of study: Science education
Research topics/areas of interest: Science education, teacher education, use of digital tools in education, motivation and interest
Research methods of interest: mixed method, educational design based research



Ph.D. Antti Lehtinen

Postdoctoral Researcher
University of Jyväskylä, Finland

https://www.jyu.fi/edupsy/fi/laitokset/okl/henkilosto/lehtinen-antti
Field of study: Science education
Research topics/areas of interest: Simulations in science education, classroom interaction, guidance for inquiry-based learning
Research methods of interest: Classroom observation, interaction analysis, quantitative tests


Ph.D. Jan Lundell

Professor
University of Jyväskylä, Finland

www.jyu.fi/kemia
Field of study: Science education
Research topics/areas of interest: chemistry education, science education
Research methods of interest: Design research, mixed methods, qualitative research



Ph.D. Ulla-Maija Partanen

Senior university lecturer
University of Lapland


Field of study: Math education
Research topics/areas of interest: social and sociomathematical norms, early algebra education
Research methods of interest: teacher research, ethnography, textbook research



Ph.D. Päivi Portaankorvi-Koivisto

University lecturer
University of Jyväskylä

Field of study: Math education
Research topics/areas of interest: Mathematics teachers’ professional development, metaphors,experiential mathematics
Research methods of interest: Narrative research, qualitative research

 


Ph.D. Terhi Mäntylä
Associate professor
University of Jyväskylä, Finland

https://www.jyu.fi/edupsy/fi/laitokset/okl/henkilosto/mantyla-terhi
Field of study: Research-based development of science teacher education, Knowledge organization in learning, Concept learning, conceptual change and development, Learning complex concepts, such as climate change
Research methods of interest: Qualitative methods



Ph.D. Sakari Tolppanen

University researcher
University of Eastern Finland, Finland

https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8419-9763
Field of study: Science education
Research topics/areas of interest: Climate change education, Sustainability education, Life-cycle analysis, science education: quantitative, qualitative