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Curriculum vitae

I am a multidisciplinary researcher (PhD Candidate) at the University of Helsinki. My research interests include sustainable behaviour change, ecological psychology, cognitive science, agent-based modelling and cultural evolution. I have a soft spot for complex systems and philosophy of science.

I am a member of the Environmental Policy Research Group and the Helsinki Institute for Sustainability Science (HELSUS).

University of Helsinki (2010-), Environmental and Public Policy, Sociology
International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, Vienna (2019), Advanced Systems Analysis
University of Melbourne (2014), Philosophy and History of Science, Urban Studies
University of Edinburgh (2011-2012), Social Policy and Sociology

Fields of Science

  • 5142 Social policy
  • Environmental Policy
  • 6162 Cognitive science
  • 515 Psychology
  • Ecological Psychology
  • Environmental Psychology
  • Ecological Rationality
  • 1172 Environmental sciences
  • 611 Philosophy
  • Philosophy of Science
  • Environmental Philosophy
  • Philosophy of Psychology

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

Publications

Cultural Evolution of Sustainable Behaviors: Pro-environmental Tipping Points in an Agent-Based Model

Kaaronen, R. O. & Strelkovskii, N., 24 Jan 2020, In : One Earth. 2, 1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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Exploration and Exploitation in Scientific Inquiry: Towards a Society of Explorers

Kaaronen, R. O., 2020, In : PhilSci-Archive.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Concerns of young protesters are justified

Hagedorn, G., Kalmus, P., Mann, M., Vicca, S., Van den Berge, J., van Ypersele, J-P., Kaaronen, R., Bourg, D., Rotmans, J., Rahmstorf, S., Kromp-Kolb, H., Kirchengast, G., Knutti, R., Seneviratne, S. I., Thalmann, P., Cretney, R., Green, A., Anderson, K., Hedberg, M., Nilsson, D. & 2 others, Kuttner, A. & Hayhoe, K., 12 Apr 2019, In : Science. 364, 6436, p. 139-140 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetterScientific

The Art of Mushroom Foraging: A Phenomenological Inquiry

Kaaronen, R. O., 2019, The Side View Journal. Robbert, A. (ed.). 1 ed. Bay Area, California: The Side View Press, Vol. 1. p. 22-26 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientific

The Ecology of Design

Kaaronen, R. O., 2019, The Side View Journal. Robbert, A. (ed.). 1 ed. Bay Area, California: The Side View Press, Vol. 1. p. 17-21 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientific

Activities

  • 5 Oral presentation
  • 2 Organisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars
  • 2 Peer review of manuscripts
  • 1 Academic visit to other institution

People and Nature (Journal)

Roope Oskari Kaaronen (Reviewer)
19 Jul 2019

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

IIASA (International Institute of Applied System Analysis)

Roope Oskari Kaaronen (Visiting researcher)
1 Jun 201931 Aug 2019

Activity: Visiting an external institution typesAcademic visit to other institution

The cultural evolution of sustainable behavior: An agent-based modelling approach

Roope Oskari Kaaronen (Speaker)
23 Aug 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Frontiers in Psychology (Journal)

Roope Oskari Kaaronen (Reviewer)
15 Feb 2018

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