Open Seminar: Platform as a new form of work, 27.3.2018

SWiPE organises an open seminar “Platform as a new form of work” on current aspects of platform work and knowledge work in sharing economy. Programme: • Platform work as a possibility – Anne Kovalainen & Sanna Rouhiainen (University of Turku) • Knowledge Work in the Sharing Economy: What Drives Project Success in Online Labor Markets? … Continued

Seven recommendations for the management of digital everyday life

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SWiPE project’s researchers Eveliina Saari, Mervi Hasu and Sari Käpykangas have contributed, together with other researchers of KUMOUS-project, to a development of new kind of everyday life digital services and service combinations. KUMOUS-project studies the revolution of service-based economy and the human in the centre of digitalization. The subjects of the research were seven different … Continued

Rakkaudesta tieteeseen 2018 event enabled good interaction

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The second Rakkaudesta tieteeseen (Love for Science) event organised by the Strategic Research Council at the Academy of Finland provided a great framework for SWiPE researchers to present the latest research findings and discuss and network with stakeholders. The Consortium leader Anne Kovalainen and project researcher Satu Aaltonen took the floor for in working groups, … Continued

The importance of sleep is essential for experts

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In the research project funded by the Finnish Work Environment Fund, we studied the working times of expert work and their link with work and well-being. Please review the project report (in Finnish) by clicking here. In short, we invited the members of Finnish Business School Graduates and employees of one IT company to participate … Continued

Performance management helps with the lack of commercialization of research

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In addition to their tasks of providing education and research, universities are an important source for renewal in our society. Therefore, universities have a explicit mandate to support “the quality of research and innovation and the overall operation of the innovation system […] in a way that supports turning high quality skills into profitable business, … Continued

Guest lecture “Personal branding on Twitter” by Professor Steven Vallas, 12.2.2018

Time: 12 February 2018 at 14:15, coffee is served at 13:45-14:15 Venue: Lecturehall 09, TSE, Rehtorinpellonkatu 3, Turku Registration: by 9 February Link to registration Professor Steven Vallas from the Northeastern University is giving a guest lecture on “Personal branding on Twitter”. Professor Vallas is currently a visiting professor in SWiPE-consortium as well as in the … Continued

New researchers in SWiPE-consortium

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There has been some personel changes in SWiPE research consortium during autumn and the beginning of this year. New researchers have started in the project which broadens further the expertise of the research team. Also some changes have taken place in the management of the sub projects. Senior researcher Laura Seppänen from the Finnish Institute … Continued

Interdisciplinary perspectives to interventions and change, 18.-19.1.2018

Strategic research programmes Skilled Employees – Successful Labour Market and Health, Welfare and Lifestyles organise a research seminar on 18-19.1.2018 in Kuopio. The theme of the seminar is Interdisciplinary perspectives to interventions and change. SWiPE research consortium participates the seminar and brings the concepts of platform work into discussion.