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Eveliina Asikainen

Senior Lecturer
Pedagogic Innovations and Culture
Tampere University of Applied Sciences
phone number+358505958775
Main Campus

About me

Eveliina Asikainen is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Pedagogical Innovations and leads the team Sustainable Education. She is a MSc in Biology, Doctor of Administrative Sciences in Environmental Policy and Qualified Professional Teacher.

Asikainen’s research interests combine creatively pedagogy, active citizenship and ecological transition for sustainable society. She has been involved in projects dealing with suburban nature (Doctoral Thesis 2014, in Finnish ), urban food production , experiential learning in nature, and sustainable care.  

Asikainen has been working as a university lecturer in environmental sciences since 2006 (ecology, forestry, environmental engineering, environmental policy) and sustainability specialist in higher education since 2012. She started as a teacher educator with emphasis on sustainability in 2019. 

Asikainen’s key expertises are participatory methods, promotion of sustainability competences and transformative learning.