• PL 55 (A. I. Virtasen aukio 1)



  • Finland


Research activity per year

Personal profile

Description of research and teaching

I work as a university lecturer at the Chemistry Department in University of Helsinki. My main responsibility is to develop chemistry teacher education in our university, which includes a lot of teaching and thesis supervising. I am also the Editor-in-Chief of LUMAT.

My work may be followed through my academic blog ajatuksia.johannespernaa.fi.

Curriculum vitae

2015 B.Eng., Metropolia University of Applied Sciences
2011 Ph.D., University of Helsinki
2010 Ph.Lic., University of Helsinki
2008 M.Sc., University of Helsinki
2008 B.Sc., University of Helsinki



01/2022– HPM Wrestling Club, wrestling coach (Nassikka Wrestling 4.–7. y.), assistant coach (Wrestling School 7.–9. y. and Competition Team 9.–11. y.) 

01/2018– LUMAT, Managing Editor 01/2018–7/2022; Editor-in-Chief 8/2022–

08/2017 University of Helsinki, University Lecturer

2012 e-Oppi Ltd., Development Manager 05/2012–09/2015; Chief Publishing Officer 10/2015–07/2017, Board Member 10/2017–

2011 Edumendo Ltd., Entrepreneur

20062012 University of Helsinki, Research Assistant 01/2006-07/2008; PhD Student 08/200812/2011; Researcher 01/201212/2012

External positions

Assistant Professor in Chemistry Education, Faculty of Education, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia

21 Apr 202220 Apr 2027

Visiting Professor, Universidad Metropolitana de Ciencias de la Educación

12 May 2021 → …

Fields of Science

  • 116 Chemical sciences
  • Chemistry education research

International and National Collaboration

Publications and projects within past five years.