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25 January 2022

No declines in mental health among young adults at the beginning of the pandemic

When restrictions were introduced at the beginning of the pandemic, many assumed that young adults' mental health would deter...

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11 November 2021

The climate ethics program: "Interdisciplinary at its best"

"Innovative, ambitious, and extremely well managed." A mid-term evaluation of the research program Climate Ethics and future ...

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28 October 2021

Post doc wanted for a project on social norms, implicit bias and discrimination

The Institute for Futures Studies is looking for a two-year postdoc to conduct research on social norms, implicit bias and di...

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26 October 2021

Post doc for project on how social norms emerge and change

We are seeking a strong and highly motivated candidate with a background in experimental sociology, economics, or social psyc...

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21 October 2021

Former Deputy Prime Minister appointed new Chairman of the Board at the Institute for Futures Studies

On the first of January, 2022 Åsa Romson becomes the new chairman of the board at the Institute for Futures Studies. She will...

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25 August 2021

AI is watching. But who is watching AI?

AI is watching. A constantly growing number of programs, microphones and cameras, are collecting data about you. Data that wi...

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07 June 2021

Big conference on the future of work

What is the future of work in terms of justice and equality? At a big conference at the Institute for Futures Studies which i...

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12 May 2021

Ron F Inglehart 1934–2021

We are saddened to announce that the founding president of the World Values Survey, Ron F Inglehart passed away on Saturday 8...

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05 May 2021

New study deconstructs Dunbar’s number – yes, you can have more than 150 friends

An individual human can maintain stable social relationships with about 150 people. This is the proposition known as ‘Dunbar’...

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04 May 2021

An award promoting Finnish academic texts within reach for Kirsti Jylhä

The Kone Foundation's Vuoden Tiedekynä is an annual award for an academic article that demonstrates exemplary use of the Finn...

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