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Marja Vehviläinen

University Lecturer
Tampere University
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City Centre Campus

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Research: Nordic Centre of Excellence on Women in Technology Driven Careers, Norwit (2017-2 022) is funded by NordForsk, lead by Professor Gabriele Griffin from Uppsala University and consists of three core research teams at Uppsala University, Tampere University and the Western Norway Research Institute. Nordwit investigates gender equality and women’s career opportunities in research and innovation in academia and beyond; is focused on technology-driven research (health technology, digital humanities, e-health); also examines research and innovation as regional (research-intensive region, rural region) collaboration between universities and the private and public sectors; endeavours to create conversation and local action in order to advance gender equality in research and innovation.:

Vehviläinen, Marja, Ikonen, Hanna-Mari & Korvajärvi, Päivi (2022) Changes in funding and the intensification of gender inequalities in research and innovation, in Gabriele Griffin (ed.) Gender Inequalities in Tech-Driven Research and Innovation: Living the Contradiction, Bristol: Policy Press, 76-92. Open Access: https://bristoluniversitypress.co.uk/gender-inequalities-in-tech-driven-research-and-innovation

Vehviläinen, Marja & Valaskivi, Liekki (2022) Situated gender equality in regional research and innovation: Collaborative knowledge production, Science and Public Policy. https://doi.org/10.1093/scipol/scac007

Griffin, Gabriele & Vehviläinen, Marja (2021) ‘The persistence of gender struggles in Nordic research and innovation’, Feminist Encounters 5(2): 28. https://doi.org/10.20897/femenc/11165

Vehviläinen, Marja, Korvajärvi , Päivi. & Ylijoki, Oili-Helena. (2021) ‘Sitkeät sukupuolten epätasa-arvoisuudet yliopiston tutkimus- ja innovaatiotyössä [Persistent gender inequalities in the academic research and innovation work, in Finnish]’, Työelämäntutkimus, 19 (4), 492-519.

Gender Equality in Research and Innovation seminar on Sept 18, 2019, Helsinki, with TANE.

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