Impact training and networking event for RRF funded research projects and research infrastructures

23 April 2024
Place Monitoimitila, Suomen Akatemia 1. krs, Hakaniemenranta 6, Helsinki

Welcome to the impact training and networking event on Tuesday 23 April 2024 at 10.00 – 15.30. The event is open to all researchers of the research projects and research infrastructures funded by RRF through the Research Council of Finland.

Register to the event by 12 April.

The language of the event will be determined based on the participants.


9.30 Morning coffee and snacks available

10.00 Training: Policy Recommendations as Tools for Influence

The training explores the role of a researcher as an influencer and the use of policy recommendations as a means of influence. Additionally, it provides an overview of influencing in Finland and the EU, decision-making processes, timing of the activities, and identification of key stakeholders.         

  • Milja Henttonen, Leading advisor, Miltton
  • Janina Mackiewicz, Leading specialist, Miltton

12.00 Lunch (free for participants) 

13.15 Address from the Research Council of Finland

  • Floora Ruokonen, acting Vice President for Research, Research Council of Finland

13.25 Current news at the RRF programme

  • Specialists from the RRF team

13.30 Impact and collaboration in practice. Introductions from projects.

  • Karoliina Koho, Geologian tutkimuskeskus, Blue Lakes project
  • Mikael Johansson, CSC, FiQCI -research infrastructure
  • Sampsa Hyysalo, Aalto yliopisto, DigiDecarbon project

14.30 Time for networking (Coffee available at the lobby)

15.30 Event concludes

More information

  • Mari Leino Science Adviser, tel. +358 295 335 154

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