Welcome to an international summer school

Welcome to the first International LUMAT Research Summer School on 1–3.6.2020. It will be held in a beautiful venue by a lake in Espoo close to national Park Nuuksio – located nearby Helsinki, Finland in Hotel Nuuksio. First 25 registered participants will be taken into summer school. Register by 31.3 at the latest.

The summer school is organized by LUMAT Science Research Forum within LUMA Centre Finland (national network of 11 Finnish universities) and Finnish Mathematics and Science Education Research Association. The summer school is part of LUMAT Symposium 2020 held as part of 16th LUMA days (https://www.luma.fi/paivat-2020/).

The goal of the summer school is to reinforce collaboration amongst doctoral students, researchers, and teachers and future teachers of mathematics, science, and technology education and to discuss and learn about research according to participants` interests and needs. 

The program of the summer school will be planned by the organization committee taking the participants` wishes and needs into account. The program in Nuuksio starts on 1.6 at 13.00 and ends 2.6 at 17.00. It continues 3.6 in LUMAT-symposium in Aalto university in Espoo (LUMAT Symposium 2020) where they can present their research ideas in an assigned session. More detailed information about the program will be sent to participants on 15.4 at the latest. 

The summer school is led by an organizing committee: Professor Maija Aksela (director of LUMA Centre Finland and its research forum), Dr. Veli-Matti Vesterinen (president of the Finnish Mathematics and Science Education Research Association), Dr. Pasi Nieminen (vice president of the Finnish Mathematics and Science Education Research Association), Dr. Johannes Pernaa (managing editor of LUMAT journal) and, Dr. Jaana Herranen (the coordinator of LUMAT Science Research Forum).

The participation fee is 90 €. The price includes joint program and material, accommodation, meals (dinner on 1.6, breakfast on 2.6, and lunch on 2.6,) as well as common sauna on 1.6.

Accommodation is in two-bedroom rooms. If you wish to have a single room, the extra fee will be 35 euros. The participation fee includes only one night. If you want to stay in Nuuksio before/after the summer school, please contact the hotel yourself. 

Registration by 31.3.2020 through registration form and payment through credit card. Registration fees will not be returned in case of cancellation. Please, register here. Jaana will answer all further inquiries about the summer school (jaana.herranen@helsinki.fi | +358 294 150 464). 

Warm welcome to LUMAT Research Summer School to learn together!

Maija Aksela, Veli-Matti Vesterinen, Pasi Nieminen, Johannes Pernaa, and Jaana Herranen

A photograph from beautiful Nuuksio by Timo Newton-Syms (Nuuksio – CC BY-SA).