Stefanie Sirén-Heikel
  • PL 54 (Unioninkatu 37)




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Personal profile

Description of research and teaching

Stefanie Sirén-Heikel is a Doctoral Student in media and communication studies at the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Helsinki. She has a B.Soc.Sc. in journalism studies and a M.Soc.Sc. in media and global communication from the University of Helsinki. Her research is focused on how algorithmic decision-making and automation impacts on journalistic processes and newsroom management. She has a particular interest in the sociotechnical aspects of innovation and communication. Sirén-Heikel has a background in broadcast and digital journalism, as a reporter and producer. 

Fields of Science

  • 518 Media and communications
  • Media studies
  • Journalism
  • Media management
  • AI
  • Automation
  • Innovation
  • Social sciences
  • Social Media
  • Critical Data Studies
  • STS

International and National Collaboration

Publications and projects within past five years.
  • HYMY award

    Vieno, Atte (Recipient), Sirén-Heikel, Stefanie (Recipient), Merikoski, Paula (Recipient), Junna, Liina (Recipient), Savonen, Jenni (Recipient), Nordström, Laura (Recipient), Koskenniemi, Aino (Recipient), Tarvainen, Antti (Recipient), Vehka, Mika (Recipient) & Nurmi, Johanna (Recipient), 22 Nov 2018

    Prize: Prizes and awards