Digital Humanities (DIGIHUM) Academy Programme 2020-2022, funding €3 million, funding period: 1 Jan 2020 – 31 Dec 2022

Projects belonging to the Digital Humanities (DIGIHUM) Academy programme are listed below. You find more information about the funding decisions on our WebFocus page.

Extremist Networks, Narcotics and Criminality in Online Darknet Environments (ENNCODE)

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  • Tuomas Harviainen, Tampere University    
  • Katja Valaskivi, University of Helsinki        
  • Heikki Huttunen, Tampere University    
  • Aki-Mauri Huhtinen, Maanpuolustuskorkeakoulu

Semantic Parliament: Linked Open Data Service for Studying Political Culture (SEMPARL) 

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  • Eero Hyvönen, University of Helsinki
  • Jouni Tuominen, Aalto University    
  • Kimmo Elo, University of Turku

Uralic triangulation (Urko)

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  • Päivi Onkamo, University of Turku
  • Sirkka Saarinen, University of Turku
  • Harri Tolvanen, University of Turku

Utilizing digital data to improve working conditions in health care (DigiWork)

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  • Annina Ropponen, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health
  • Marianna Virtanen, University of Eastern Finland        
  • Mika Kivimäki, University of Helsinki

Movie Making Finland: Finnish fiction films as audiovisual big data, 1907–2017(MoMaF)

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  • Hannu Salmi, University of Turku
  • Mikko Kurimo, Aalto University        
  • Jorma Laaksonen, Aalto University    
  • Filip Ginter, University of Turku   


Digital Humanities (DIGIHUM) Academy Programme (2016-2019), funding €5 million, funding period: 1 Jan 2016 – 31 Dec 2019

Profiling Premodern Authors

  • Marjo Kaartinen, University of Turku
  • Sampo Pyysalo, University of Turku

Interfacing structured and unstructured data in sociolinguistic research on language change (STRATAS)

  • Terttu Nevalainen, University of Helsinki
  • Poika Isokoski, Tampere University
  • Taru Nordlund, University of Helsinki

Citizen Mindscapes – Detecting Social, Emotional and National Dynamics in Social Media

  • Jussi Pakkasvirta, University of Helsinki
  • Juha Alho, University of Helsinki
  • Filip Ginter, University of Turku
  • Juho Saari, University of Eastern Finland
  • Jaakko Suominen, University of Turku

Computational History and the Transformation of Public Discourse in Finland, 1640–1910

  • Hannu Salmi, University of Turku
  • Kimmo Kettunen, University of Helsinki
  • Tapio Salakoski, University of Turku
  • Mikko Tolonen, University of Helsinki

Digital Face

  • Janne Seppänen, Tampere University
  • Tapio Takala, Aalto University

Digital language typology: mining from the surface to the core

  • Martti Vainio, University of Helsinki
  • Hannu Toivonen, University of Helsinki
  • Markku Turunen, Tampere University


Trans-Atlantic Platform (T-AP) “Digging into Data Challenge”, funding € 700 000, funding period: 1 Jun 2017 – 31 May 2020

Digging into Manuscript data

Analyzing Child Language Experiences Around the World

  • Okko Räsänen, Aalto University

Oceanic Exchanges: Tracing Global Information Networks in Historical Newspaper Repositories, 1840-1914

  • Hannu Salmi, University of Turku

Digging into High Frequency Data: Present and Future Risks and Opportunities

  • Peter Sarlin, Hanken School of Economics

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