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Johanna Ruusuvuori

Professor, Professor, Head of the Unit of Social Research
Tampere University
phone number+358503186151
City Centre Campus

Responsibilities

Research and teaching in social psychology

Head ofThe Unit of Social Research

Fields of expertise

Emotion in interaction
Vocal and non-vocal interaction
Social interaction at work (professionals, clients and multiprofessional cooperation)
Work-life participation (quality of working life, rehabilitation, workplace accommodation)
Practices, processes and effectiveness in the provision of health care
Digitalization of health care services
Qualitative methodology in social sciences
Interview as data-gathering method
Ethnomethodology and conversation analysis 

Research unit

Unit of Social Research

Research career

Selected publications

Ilomäki, S. & Ruusuvuori, J. (2020). From appearings to disengagements: Openings and closings in video-mediated tele-homecare encounters. Social Interaction. Video-Based Studies of Human Sociality (3)3. DOI: https://doi.org/10.7146/si.v3i3.122711; Open Access: https://tidsskrift.dk/socialinteraction/article/view/122711 

Koivisto, T., Koskela, I & Ruusuvuori, J. (2020). Digiosaaminen työterveyshoitajien ja työterveyslääkärien näkökulmasta. Tutkiva hoitotyö 18(4), 3–11. 

Ristimäki, H-L., Tiitinen, S., Juvonen-Posti, P. & Ruusuvuori, J. (2020) Collaborative decision-making in return-to-work negotiations. Journal of Pragmatics, vol. 170, 189-205. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378216620301946

Weiste, E., Tiitinen, S., Vehviläinen, S., Ruusuvuori, J. & Laitinen, J. (2020). Counsellors’ interactional practices for facilitating group members’ affiliative talk about personal experiences in group counselling. Text & Talk. doi: 10.1515/text-2020-2068. Ahead of publication version: https://www.degruyter.com/view/journals/text/ahead-of-print/article-10.1515-text-2020-2068/article-10.1515-text-2020-2068.xml.

Laitinen, J., Korkiakangas, E., Mäkiniemi J-P, Tiitinen, S., Tika, P, OInas-Kukkonen, H., Simunaniemi, A-M., Ahola, S., Jaako, J., Kekkonen, M., Muhos M., Heikkilä-Tammi, K., Hannonen, H., Lusa, S., Punakallio, A., Oksa, J., Mänttäri, S., Ilomäki, S. Logren, A., Verbeek, J., Ruotsalainen, J., Ruusuvuori, J & Oksanen, T. (2020). The effects of counseling via a smartphone application on microentrepreneurs’ work ability and work recovery: a study protocol. BMC Public Health, 20(1), 438. doi:10.1186/s12889-020-8449-7. URL: https://bmcpublichealth.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12889-020-8449-7. 

Weiste E, Juvonen-Posti P, Koskela I, Ristimäki H-L, Pesonen S, Keräinen H & Ruusuvuori J. (2020). Puhutaanko työhön paluusta vai sairaushistoriasta? – Lääkärin tapa avata keskustelu suuntaa työterveysneuvottelua.[How doctors open discussion in return-to-work negotiations] Lääkärilehti 75(16), 968–973. Published online 17.4.2020. URL: https://www.laakarilehti.fi/tieteessa/alkuperaistutkimukset/puhutaanko-tyohon-paluusta-vai-sairaushistoriasta-laakarin-tapa-avata-keskustelu-suuntaa-tyoterveysneuvottelua/. 

Tiitinen, S., Ilomäki, S., Laitinen, J., Korkiakangas, E., Hannonen, H. & Ruusuvuori, J. (2020). Developing theory- and evidence-based counseling for a health promotion intervention: A discussion paper. Patient Education and Counseling, 103(1), 234–239. doi:10.1016/j.pec.2019.08.015. URL: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0738399119303556?via%3Dihub. 

Korhonen, T., Ahopelto, T., Laine, T., Ruusuvuori, J. & Tiitinen, S. (2020). Perspectives to management language games and social interaction in self-managing organizations. Proceedings of Pragmatic Constructivism, 10(1), 3–10. Retrieved from https://www.propracon.com/article/view/119251. 

Logren A, Ruusuvuori J & Laitinen J (2020). Stories of change: comparative time-framed experience telling in health promotion group discussions. Qualitative Health Research, 30(2), 279–292. doi:10.1177/1049732319877858. Epub 2019 Oct 3. URL: https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/1049732319877858. 

Ruusuvuori J & Asmuss B, Henttonen P & Ravaja N (2019). Complaining about others at work. Research on Language and Social Interaction 52(1), 41–62. doi:10.1080/08351813.2019.1572379. URL:
https://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/JayI5h8J6wx74auDfAdn/full?target=10.1080/08351813.2019.1572379  

Logren A, Ruusuvuori J & Laitinen J (2019). Peer responses to self-disclosures in group counseling. Text & Talk. Published Online: 3.8.2019. doi: 10.1515/text-2019-2042.
https://www.degruyter.com/view/j/text.ahead-of-print/text-2019-2042/text-2019-2042.xml  

Ruusuvuori J, Aaltonen T, Lonka E, Salmenlinna I & Laakso M (2019). Discussing hearing aid rehabilitation at the hearing clinic: Patient involvement in deciding upon the need for a

hearing aid. Health Communication. Available online since 30 May 2019. https://doi.org/10.1080/10410236.2019.1620410,
https://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/pfI4cvBenUipgJ9MJPMC/full?target=10.1080/10410236.2019.1620410  

Ruusuvuori J, Aaltonen T, Koskela I, Ranta J, Lonka E, Salmenlinna I & Laakso M (2019). Studies on stigma regarding hearing impairment and hearing aid use among adults of working age: a scoping review. Disability and Rehabilitation 8: 1–11. Available online since 08 Jun 2019. https://doi.org/10.1080/09638288.2019.1622798https://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/3H7fEBi7cHshxjghbNN8/full?target=10.1080/09638288.2019.1622798  

Laakso M, Salmenlinna I, Aaltonen T, Koskela I & Ruusuvuori J (2019). Open-class repair initiations in conversations involving middle-aged hearing aid users with mild to moderate loss. International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders 54, 4, 620–633. doi: 10.1080/08351813.2019.1572379

Koivisto T, Koroma J & Ruusuvuori J (2019). Professionals’ views of using technology and remote services in occupational health services.
Finjehew – Finnish Journal of e-Health and e-Welfare 11, 3. Available online since May 5, 2019. https://journal.fi/finjehew/article/view/77370, DOI: https://doi.org/10.23996/fjhw.77370

Tiitinen S, Weiste E, Ruusuvuori J & Laitinen J (2018). Ryhmäohjauksen vuorovaikutusmekanismit vertaistuen kokemusten taustalla [Mechanisms of social interaction in experiencing peer support in group counselling]. Psykologia 52, 05-06, 345–363.  

Tiitinen Sanni, Weiste Elina, Vehviläinen Sanna, Ruusuvuori Johanna, Lusa Sirpa, Laitinen Jaana. (2018). Reflektoinnin välttämistä ja vertaistukea. Tarinoiden tehtävät palo- ja pelastusalan lähijohtajien ryhmäohjauksessa. [Fucntions of narratives in group counseling of chiefs in fire and rescue services] Aikuiskasvatus 38, 3, 208-222.   

Kallio A & Ruusuvuori J (2018). Finnish children’s questions while watching television with parents. Journal of Children and Media 13, 1, 1–22.
https://doi.org/10.1080/17482798.2018.1552882https://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/VjIKpADzfgcegFzqEIni/full?target=10.1080/17482798.2018.1552882  

Seppälä T, Hankonen N, Korkiakangas E, Ruusuvuori J & Laitinen J (2017). National policies for the promotion of physical activity and healthy nutrition in the workplace context: a behaviour change wheel guided content analysis of policy papers in Finland. BMC Public Health 18, 87.
DOI 10.1186/s12889-017-4574-3. http://rdcu.be/uF7W  

Logren A, Ruusuvuori J & Laitinen J (2017). Self-reflective talk in group counselling. Discourse Studies 19, 4, 422-440.
DOI: 10.1177/1461445617706771. TamPub: http://tampub.uta.fi/handle/10024/101771  

Logren A, Ruusuvuori J & Laitinen J (2017). Group members’ questions shape participation in health counselling and health education.
Patient Education and Counseling 100, 1828–1841, published online May 6th. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pec.2017.05.003.

Ruusuvuori J & Tiittula L (2017). Tutkimushaastattelu ja vuorovaikutus [Research interview and interaction]. In: Hyvärinen M, Nikander P &
Ruusuvuori J (eds.) Tutkimushaastattelun käsikirja [Handbook of Research Interview]. Tampere: Vastapaino, 46–86.

Peräkylä A & Ruusuvuori J (2017). Analyzing talk & text. In: Denzin & Lincoln (eds.) Handbook of Qualitative Research, 5th edition, Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage, 669–690.     

 List of publications