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Ira Virtanen

20092014
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Fields of Science

  • 6164 Speech communication
  • relationship research
  • supportive communication
  • men's friendships
  • qualitative methodology / laadullinen tutkimus
  • public speaking
  • Finnish speech culture/listening

Publications 2009 2014

Talking troubles with Finnish men: Meaningful contexts of ‘supportive silence’

Virtanen, I. A. & Isotalus, P., 2014, In : Norma: International Journal for Masculinity Studies. 9, 2, p. 111-125 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

“Offer no readymade solutions”: Men’s support provision and intentions in specific episodes with an upset friend

Virtanen, I. A., Isotalus, P. & Keaton, S., 2014, In : Studies in Communication Sciences. 14, 1, p. 54-60 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

A Clear mirror on which to reflect: Beneficial supportive communication in Finnish men’s friendships

Virtanen, I. A. & Isotalus, P., 2013, In : Qualitative Communication Research. 2, 2, p. 133-158 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Ikä ja elämänkulku miesten ystävyyssuhteissa

Translated title of the contribution: Age and life stages in men's friendshipsVirtanen, I., 2013, Miehistä puhetta: Miehet, ikääntyminen ja vanhenemisen kulttuuriset mallit. Ojala, H. & Pietilä, I. (eds.). Tampere: Tampereen yliopistopaino, p. 227-251 26 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

The essence of social support in interpersonal communication

Virtanen, I. & Isotalus, P., 2011, In : Empedocles. 3, 1, p. 25-42 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Activities 2014 2014

  • 1 Organisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars
  • 1 Supervision of other thesis (Master's, Licentiate)
  • 1 Academic visit to other institution

Doshisha University

Ira Virtanen (Visiting researcher)
2014 → …

Activity: Visiting an external institution typesAcademic visit to other institution

Kokemuksen tutkimuksen konferenssi 2014

Ira Virtanen (Attendee)
11 Sep 201412 Sep 2014

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

Kondomin käytöstä keskusteleminen satunnaisissa seksisuhteissa

Ira Virtanen (Supervisor)
2014 → …

Activity: Examination typesSupervision of other thesis (Master's, Licentiate)

Press / Media