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Personal profile

Curriculum vitae

Research group: Geography of Well-being and Education

Consortium director in the research project ”Yhdenvertainen liikunnallinen lähiö (YLLI)

Director of the Master’s Programme in Urban Studies and Planning (USP)

Workpackage leader in the research project CRITICAL


My Google Scholar -profile


Current position:

University lecturer of Geoinformatics, Department of Geosciences and Geography, University of helsinki (August 2015 →)



Title of Docent in Biogeography, University of Helsinki, 2008→

Subject teatcher, Geography and Biology



Department of Geosciences and Geography

PO Box 64 (Gustaf Hällströmin katu 2)

00014 University of Helsinki



PhD, Geography, University of Helsinki, 2006

MSc, Geography, University of Turku, 2002

BSc, Geography, University of Turku, 2000

Degree in Education (advanced studies, 100 ECTS), University of Helsinki, 2016

Degree in Business and Economics (basic studies, 30 ECTS), University of Eastern Finland, 2014

Degree in Special Needs Education (basic studies, 25 ECTS), University of Helsinki, 2014

Degree in Nordic Languages and Cultures  (basic studies, 25 ECTS), University of Helsinki, 2020

Education/Academic qualification

Geography, PhD

Award Date: 14 Dec 2006

Fields of Science

  • 1171 Geosciences
  • 516 Educational sciences
  • 4112 Forestry
  • 1172 Environmental sciences

International and National Collaboration

Publications and projects within past five years.