Research

Research Interests:

  • science communication
  • social studies of science
  • media studies
  • environmental communication
  • discourse theories and metaphor analysis
  • theories of public sphere

Leader in Research Projects:

  • Public Science. Funded by Helsingin Sanomat Foundation (2014-2015)
  • The Concept of Conjuncture in Media Studies and Social Science. Funded by the Academy of Finland 2009-2012)
  • (Partner in EU-funded project Audio Visual Science Audiences (AVSA) 2008-2010)
  • Journalistic Culture in Transition. Funded by the Academy of Finland, 2004-2008)
  • The Power of the Gene. Mediated Science and its Publics. Funded by the Academy of Finland 2000-2004
  • Science in Biodiversity Politics (with Yrjö Haila, University of Tampere, Department of Regional studies and environmental policy). Funded by the Academy of Finland 1997-1999.
  • The forest dieback controversy in the Finnish media. Funded by the Academy of Finland, 1992-1995.