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Contact details for the Division of Strategic Research 

Contact details of the advisors in the Division of Strategic Research can be found in the Research Council of Finland's staff directory search.

You can also contact us directly via strateginentutkimus(at) 

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Contact details of programme directors

Adaptation and Resilience for Sustainable Growth, ADAPT (2018–2023)

  • Programme Director Kaisa Korhonen-Kurki, Senior research scientist, Docent, kaisa.korhonen(at)

Keys to Sustainable Growth, GROWTH (2018–2023)

  • Programme Director Anne-Christine Ritschkoff, Senior Advisor,  anne-christine.ritschkoff(at)

Towards a Sustainable, Healthy and Climate-Neutral Food System, FOOD (2019–2025) 

  • Programme Director Juha Helenius, Professor, firstname.lastname(at)

Innovative Materials and Services to Promote Resource Wisdom and Sustainable Development, IMPRES (2019–2025)

  • Programme Director Asta Salmi, Professor, firstname.lastname(at)

The Changing Role of Public Authority and the Potential for Steering Society, STEER (2019–2025)

  • Programme Director Mika Nieminen, Team leader, Docent, firstname.lastname(at)

Culture in an Increasingly Technologically Driven Society, CULT (2019–2025)

  • Programme Director Minna Lammi, Docent, firstname.lastname(at)

Climate change and humans, CLIMATE (2020–2026)

  • Programme Director Paula Schönach, Senior Advisor,  firstname.lastname(at)

Information literacy and evidence-informed decision-making, LITERACY (2020–2026)

  • Programme Director Jarmo Viteli, Research Director,  firstname.lastname(at)

Demographic Changes – Causes, Consequences and Solutions, DEMOGRAPHY (2021–2027)

  • Programme Director Susan Kuivalainen, Head of Department, Docent, firstname.lastname(at)

Environmental and Social Links to Biodiversity Loss, BIOD (2021–2027)

  • Programme Director Juha Hiedanpää, Research Professor, firstname.lastname(

Pandemics as a Challenge for Society, PANDEMICS (2021–2024)

  • Programme Director Marjo Kurki, Senior Researcher, firstname.lastname(at)

Children and young people – healthy, thriving and capable makers of the future, YOUNG (2022–2028)

  • Programme Director Marjo Kurki, Senior Researcher, firstname.lastname(at)

Security and trust in the age of algorithms, SHIELD (2022–2028)

  • Programme Director Karoliina Snell, University Lecturer, Docent, firstname.lastname(at)

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