1981 …2017
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Personal profile

Curriculum vitae

Education
Doctor of Social Sciences, 1990, University of Helsinki
Licentiate of Social Sciences,1983,  University of Helsinki
Master of Social Sciences 1976, University of Helsinki
Matriculation Examination 1970, Haukivuoren yhteiskoulu

Working career
Director 2013- Finnish Organic Reserch Institute (FORI)
Vice Director 2007-2013, University of Helsinki, Ruralia Institute
Director 2004-2006, University of Helsinki, Ruralia Institute
Director 1989-, University of Helsinki, Mikkeli Institute for Rural Research and Training
Project Researcher,, 1986-1988, Finnish Academy
Assistant 1986, University of Helsinki, Faculty of Social Sciences
Acting lecturer 1984-1985,  Institute of Cooperative Studies
Research assistant, 1979-1984, Finnish Academy
Research assistant 1975-1976, Researcher 1976-1979, Pellervo Economic Research Institute

Memberships of international organisations
Nordic-Scottish Rural Research and Regional Development University Network, founder member and Finnish contact person 1996 -
European Women´s Lobby (EU), member of the executive committee, Finnish representative 1995-1998
FAO/European Commission, Working Party on Women and Families in Rural Development, vice chairman 1990-1994, member of the board 1988-1994 and Finnish representative 1982-1994
European Society for Rural Sociology, Scientific Committee 1985-1986, 1988-1989
European Society for Rural Sociology, member of the council 1983-1987
OECD Round Table in Rural Development 1988

Keywords

  • 514 Sociology
  • Rural research
  • Rural women

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

Publications 1981 2016

Kuka johtaa pohjoismaista luomukisaa?

Siiskonen, P. S., 2016, In : Ruralia. 2016, 1, p. 10 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleGeneral public

Kuvaterveiset Tanskasta!

Siiskonen, P. S., 2016, In : Luomulehti.. 2016, 3, p. 40 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleProfessional

Luomun päämaja kutsuu!

Siiskonen, P. S., 13 Sep 2016, In : Ruralia-instituutin blogi. 13.9.2016, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleGeneral public

Luomutapahtuma syntyy monen toimijan yhteistyöllä: Mielipide

Siiskonen, P. S. & Häkkinen, M., 19 Sep 2016, In : Länsi-Savo : puolueista riippumaton maakuntalehti.. p. 13 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleGeneral public

Projects 2005 2017

Maa-analyysi: Selvitys luomun kehityksestä kahdeksassa Euroopan maassa

Siiskonen, P., Nuutila, J. & Kuuva, N.

14/02/201631/01/2017

Project: Research project

South Savo and Henan co-operation in organics

Siiskonen, P., Mynttinen, R., Mynttinen, S. & Narits, N.

01/03/201529/02/2016

Project: Research project

Luomuinstituutin vakiinnuttaminen

Siiskonen, P., Hytönen, A. & Peltola, H.

01/03/201331/01/2015

Project: Research project

Uuden luomutiedon tuottaminen ja levittäminen

Siiskonen, P., Hakala, H., Hytönen, A. & Mynttinen, R.

01/01/201330/06/2014

Project: Research project

Prizes

Helsingin yliopiston Tiedotuspalkinto

Pirjo Siiskonen (Recipient), 26 Mar 1991

Prize: Prizes and awards

Osuustoiminnan ansiomitali

Pirjo Siiskonen (Recipient), 16 Apr 2009

Prize: Prizes and awards

Professorin arvonimi

Pirjo Siiskonen (Recipient), 14 Jun 2002

Prize: Prizes and awards

Suomen Leijonan Ritarikunnan 1. luokan ritarimerkki

Pirjo Siiskonen (Recipient), 6 Dec 2002

Prize: Prizes and awards

Activities 1999 2016

Parkkilan maamiesseuran 100-vuotisjuhla

Pirjo Siiskonen (Speaker: Presenter)
29 May 2016

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesPublic Talks

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Ihmisen parhaaksi

Pirjo Siiskonen (Chair of organizing committee)
30 Sep 2016

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

Vitsiälän kyläseuran 25-vuotisjuhla

Pirjo Siiskonen (Speaker: Presenter)
13 Aug 2016

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesPublic Talks

Hyvä ruoka kutsuu - lähiluomu maistuu

Pirjo Siiskonen (Speaker: Presenter)
26 Jan 2016

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesPublic Talks

Asiantuntijakuuleminen

Pirjo Siiskonen (Speaker: Presenter)
14 Oct 2016

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesPublic Talks

Press / Media

Radiohaastattelu

Pirjo Siiskonen

28/09/2015

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

Lehtihaastattelu: Luomu jalkautuu Etelä-Savoon!

Pirjo Siiskonen

01/01/2015

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

On lähiluomun aika! - Tiedepakina

Pirjo Siiskonen

09/10/2014

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media