Research Team

Hannele Niemi, PhD., Professor, Research Director at the University of Helsinki, and UNESCO Chair on Educational Ecosystems for Equity and Quality of Learning. Scientific Leader of DAIA.




Lauri Ahonen, PhD., Postdoctoral researcher. Research: Data sciences, cognitive sciences and neuroscience.




Arto Kallioniemi, PhD., Professor, Vice Dean at the University of Helsinki, and UNESCO Chair on Values, Dialogue and Human Rights.




Evelyn Ansah Karkkulainen, MSc., Doctoral researcher. Research: Teacher training, vocational education, inclusive education and digital learning environments.




Anu Laine, PhD., Adjunct Professor, Vice-Dean at the University of Helsinki. Research: Non-standard problem-solving and affective factors in learning.




Jari Lavonen , PhD., Professor at the University of Helsinki, Director of the National Teacher Education Forum. Research: Science and teacher education.




Ari Myllyviita, MSc., Doctoral researcher. Research: Teachers´ professional development and developing chemistry education using ICT.




Leila Pehkonen, Adjunct Professor, Supervisor of doctoral programs at the Faculty of Educational Sciences at the University of Helsinki.




Tapio Rasa, PhD., Postdoctoral researcher. Research: Science education, technology education, professional development.




Miikka Turkkila, MSc., Doctoral researcher. Research: Science education, network analysis methods to study learning in digitally intensive science classrooms.