Finland is renewing its alcohol act. The government has presented its proposal to the Parliament. It is now being considered and negotiated by the help of expertise hearings. One of these experts is Anu Katainen, university researcher and leader of the Online Marketing of Alcohol– project: “The proposal for the new alcohol act may put an end to the decreasing trend in under-age alcohol consumption which has been continuing for almost two decades now”, she says. Continue reading
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.
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