What are the rationales that have underpinned Finnish mental health policies and how has it affected what the core problems are perceived to be? This is discussed in a new doctoral dissertation by CEACG- researcher and group coordinator Anna Alanko. Alanko defends her dissertation on Friday the 22 September.
The Swedish ‘Alkohol & Narkotika’ magazine published on Monday an article about our Online Marketing of Alcohol (OMA) project. The journal has interviewed CEACG-researcher Mikaela Lindeman.
The article focuses on the Finnish law banning the involvement of social media followers in alcohol advertisement. It also discusses the preliminary finding that the law, which has received criticism, seems to have the sought for effect.
Last week the University of Helsinki sent out a press release regarding new CEACG-research on how the welfare state ethos has developed in Finnish Government Programmes from the 1950s up until present days. The study made great headlines throughout the week and the university’s press release was shared 1500 times within a day.
The complete archive of Nordic Studies on Alcohol and Drugs (NAD) 1984-2017 is now available at the journal’s web page. The first issue of the scientific journal Alkoholpolitik – Tidskrift för nordisk alkoholforskning (Alcohol Policy – Journal for Nordic Alcohol Research) appeared in 1984. Continue reading
Picture: New CEACG-member Emmi Kauppila presenting her paper “What happens when alcohol marketing in social media is restricted?” at the Annual Sociology Days, 23.3.2017. Continue reading
Two weeks have passed since CEACG researcher Yaira Obstbaum-Federley defended her dissertation. We interviewed her to see how she reflects on the work and the defence in the back mirror. Continue reading
CEACG is arranging two university courses in Spring 2017. Both courses are suitable for all students, including doctoral students. Continue reading
Docent Janne Nikkinen, CEACG’s long term gambling researcher and expert, serves as a PI in the project “Responsible Investment and the Food Industry – Socio-ethical Reflections” (RIFISER). Focusing on the ethicality of responsible investment, the project investigates how investors value and implement the social and environmental good. Focus is mainly put on the food industry. Continue reading