• PL 9 (Siltavuorenpenger 5A)



  • Finland


Research activity per year

Personal profile

Description of research and teaching

Dr Junlin Yu is Academy Research Fellow at the University of Helsinki. His research centres on motivation in educational settings, with a particular focus on growth mindset, achievement goals, and the impact of gender. Currently, he leads a Finnish Research Council-funded project on creating classroom contexts that foster students' growth mindset (2023-27). Before joining the University of Helsinki, he received his PhD and MPhil from the University of Cambridge, where he studied as a Cambridge Trust Scholar.

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, University of Cambridge

Fields of Science

  • 516 Educational sciences
  • 515 Psychology

International and National Collaboration

Publications and projects within past five years.