Group members

INAR education research group

Katja Lauri is a Research Director and Director of Masters programme in Atmospheric Sciences.

Taina Ruuskanen is a University Lecturer, Director of Bachelor programme in Physical Sciences and GLOBE Finland coordinator.

Laura Riuttanen is a University Lecturer in atmospheric sciences. She leads Climate University, network of 27 higher education institutions in Finland developing climate change and sustainability teaching in higher education in Finland.

Janne Salovaara is finishing his PhD in sustainability science and about to begin his collaborative research into the sustainability impact of climate education and professionalism.

Marianne Santala is a PhD student studying climate leadership in the society. She is also a meteorologist and designer. She is involved in content creation and development for online courses in Climate University project and coordination in the Digiloikka project of the Master’s Program in Atmospheric Sciences.

Joula Siponen is a PhD student studying climate competencies in the society. She is also a geophysicist with Arctic experience.

Janina Taurinen is a PhD student studying climate competencies of the youth in Finland. She is also assisting in Climate University coordination.

Reetta Matilainen is a coordinator in Climademy project and works with school collaboration in Hyytiälä forestry field station.


Former members:

Post-doc: Inkeri Kontro (-2022), Mikko Äijälä (-2022)

PhD student: Pilvi Sihvonen

Civil cervant and trainee: Mikael Nummi (2020-2021).

Summer students: Sini Bäckström (2022), Kaisla Kareoja (2022), Suvi Lintuvaara (2022), Mila Vehviläinen (2020), Mikael Karvinen (2019), Robin Wiksedt (2019), Sofia Santapukki (2019).