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Description of research and teaching

Social interaction in research interviews, human-dog interaction, research on functional capacity, and experimental sociology (e.g., Imitation game studies).

Fields of Science

  • 5141 Sociology
  • Conversation Analysis
  • Social Gerontology
  • Social Psychology
  • 6121 Languages

International and National Collaboration Publications and projects within past five years.

Publications 2006 2019

Association between dog ownership and type 2 diabetes in later life: the Helsinki birth cohort study

Laine, M. K., Wasenius, N. S., Lohi, H., Simonen, M., Tiira, K., Eriksson, J. G. & Salonen, M. K., 1 Jan 2019, In : International Journal of Circumpolar Health. 78, 1, 6 p., 1611328.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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Infant and childhood growth and frailty in old age: the Helsinki Birth Cohort Study

Haapanen, M. J., Perälä, M. M., Osmond, C., Salonen, M. K., Kajantie, E., Rantanen, T., Simonen, M., Pohjolainen, P., Eriksson, J. G. & von Bonsdorff, M. B., May 2019, In : Aging Clinical and Experimental Research. 31, 5, p. 717-721 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Telomere length and physical performance among older people – the Helsinki Birth Cohort Study

Åström, M. J., von Bonsdorff, M. B., Perälä, M-M., Salonen, M. K., Rantanen, T., Kajantie, E., Simonen, M., Pohjolainen, P., Haapanen, M. J., Guzzardi, M. A., Iozzo, P., Kautiainen, H. & Eriksson, J. G., 3 Sep 2019, In : Mechanisms of Ageing and Development. 183, 111145.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

The Healthy Nordic Diet and Mediterranean Diet and Incidence of Disability 10 Years Later in Home-Dwelling Old Adults

Perälä, M-M., von Bonsdorff, M. B., Männistö, S., Salonen, M. K., Simonen, M., Pohjolainen, P., Kajantie, E., Rantanen, T. & Eriksson, J. G., May 2019, In : Journal of the American Medical Directors Association. 20, 5, p. 511-+ 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Active and latent social groups and their interactional expertise

Arminen, I., Segersven, O. E. A. & Simonen, M., 16 Aug 2018, In : Acta Sociologica. 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Projects 2012 2021

Tunnetko naapurisi?

Arminen, I., Simonen, M., Bahtina-Jantsikene, D., Segersven, O., Airaksinen, T., Koponen, H., Andersin, M. & Butter, T.

01/01/201731/12/2020

Project: Research project

Human-Dog Interaction Study

Simonen, M.

01/01/201731/12/2020

Project: Research project

Activities 2012 2019

  • 48 Organisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars
  • 2 Peer review of manuscripts
  • 2 Membership or other role in national/international committee, council, board
  • 1 Editor of special theme number

International Journal of Circumpolar Health (Journal)

Mika Simonen (Reviewer)
27 Feb 201922 Mar 2019

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review of manuscripts

Atypical Interaction Conference 2019

Mika Simonen (Secretary of organizing committee)
17 Jun 201919 Jun 2019

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

Atypical Interaction Conference 2019

Mika Simonen (Scientific Committee Member)
29 Nov 201819 Jun 2019

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

The 24th Nordic Congress of Gerontology (24 NKG)

Mika Simonen (Attendee)
2 May 20184 May 2018

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

(Un)Common Worlds

Mika Simonen (Speaker: Presenter)
7 Aug 20189 Aug 2018

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

Press / Media