Mikko Antero Salasuo
1998 …2024

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Personal profile

Curriculum vitae

CURRICULUM VITAE (Short)

● Salasuo, Mikko Antero (1972)

● Sex: Male ● Nationality: Finnish

Degrees

Master of Social Science, 1999, University of Helsinki (Economic and Social History)

Doctor of Social Science, 2004, University of Helsinki (Economic and Social History)

Docent in Economic and Social History, 2008, University of Helsinki

Other education and expertise

Writing Researcher, 2012-, Safety Investigation Authority, Finland

Adjunct Research Fellow in the Griffith Centre for Social and Cultural Research (Australia) (2015-2020).

Current employment

● Senior Advisor, Icehearts Finland

Previous work experience

● Researcher, National Bureau of Investigation: “Law Enforcement and Drug Prevention in the European Union Member States: Strategies and Implementation." 1999

● Researcher, Stakes, National Research and Development Centre for Welfare and Health, 2000-2001 and 2003-2004: “Recreational Drug Use on Finland”

● Project Manager, Finnish Center for Health Promotion: “National Drug Communication Campaign”, 2002

● Senior Researcher, Nordic Centre for Alcohol and Drug Research: "Drugs & Youth Cultures - Global and Local Expressions", 2004-2005

● Visiting Researcher, Griffith Centre for Social and Cultural Research (Australia), 2014

● Leading Senior Researcher, Finnish Youth Research Society. 2005-2022

Research funding, grants and PI positions

● 3-year grant, Recreational drug use on Finland, 2000-2001 & 2003. Finnish Foundation for Alcohol Studies

● Director and PI in "Drunkenness and Campaign. Evaluation of the Media Campaign", 2009-2011. Federation of Brewing and Soft Drink Industry

● PI in "Drug related mortality in Finland in 2007", 2009. Ministry of Social and Health Affairs.

● PI & Director in "Perspectives to Doping Substance Use outside Elite Sports in Finland", 2010-2011. Ministry of Education and Culture

● PI & Director in "And Yet It Works. Sober notes on public substance education, 2011. Ministry of Social and Health Affairs

● PI & Director in "The life-course analysis of one hundred top athletes and thirty artists", 2012-2015. Ministry of Education and Culture

● PI & Director in "From the fields to the cabinets of power – and vice versa: a cross-section on civic engagement in sport and exercise", 2014-2018. Ministry of Education and Culture

● PI & Director in "From Father to Son – Intergenerational National Defense Ethos", 2016-2017. Matine & Ministry of Defense.

● PI & Director in "Wellbeing of sexual and gender minorities", 2015-2016. Ministry of Education and Culture

● PI & Director in "Impact assessment of a project to prevent exclusion", 2020. City of Helsinki 2020

● PI & Director “Invisible to visible - Research to strengthen the safety of children and young people at risk of exclusion”, 2022-2023. Ministry of Social and Health Affairs.

Research output
Mikko Salasuo has published over 40 peer review articles and more than 50 scientific articles in books, internet, and other publications. He has authored or co-authored 12 books (10 peer reviewed), and edited or co-edited 12 books. Salasuo has also published 100+ academic writings intended for professional communities and 100+ academic writings intended for the general public.

Awards and honours

● Short list nominee for the Vuoden Tiedekynä -award (Best Article in Social Science award), Koneen Säätiö, 2016

● Short list nominee for the Vuoden Tiedekirja -award (Best Science book of the year award), The Federation of Finnish Learned Societies, 2009

● Marketing & Advertising, The National Gold Grain Award, Best Social Media Campaign 2002.

● The Finnish Sports Museum, The Honourable Mention in the Sports book of the Year Competition 2013.

 

Education/Academic qualification

Economic and social history, PhD

External positions

Adjunct Fellow, Griffith University, Australia

1 Jan 201531 Dec 2020

Tutkija/asiantuntija, Onnettomuustutkintakeskus (OTKES)

1 Jan 200931 Dec 2024

Fields of Science

  • 5202 Economic and Social History