Koulutuksen tutkimuslaitos

Programme: Sessions

 This is the initial session programme (changes possible). 


Name of the presenter(s)

Title of the presentation

Monday, August 28



Session 1




Session 1A

Charikleia Tzanakou

The effect of PhD degree (im) mobility on early career paths of Greek scientists and engineers


Isabel Steinhardt, Christian Schneijderberg, Janosch Baumann

(E)valuation of studying and teaching in Germany: are review groups in accreditation processes really management tools?


Po Yang, Xin Li

Individual Effect of Professional Programs in China: An Institutional Perspective




Session 1B

Timo Aarrevaara, Kirsi Pulkkinen

Recognition, incentives and courteous treatment of University professions


Soo Jeung Lee, Jisun Jung

Work Experiences and Knowledge Transfer among Korean Academics: Focusing on Generational Differences


Sara Diogo, Ricardo Biscaia, Teresa Carvalho

Publication Patterns of Researchers in Portuguese Higher Education Institutions: Does taking a PhD abroad increase international publications?


Farida Zagirova

Changing the role and responsibilities of middle managers: a case study of implications of Project 5-100 at a Russian university

Session 1C

Sabine Lauer, Uwe Wilkesmann

The Governance of organizational learning – Empirical evidence from best-practice uni-versities in Germany


Liudvika Leisyte, Nadine Zeeman

Interdisciplinary research in German universities


Lisa Brockerhoff

Initiating? Steering? Deciding? – The role of leaders during strategy making processes in higher education


Marco Seeber, Michele Meoli, Mattia Cattaneo

What factors affect internationalization activities of European Higher Education Institutions? The role of organizational rationales for action

Session 1D

Susanne Lohmann

It Takes All Sorts to Make a World: Teaching civics by embedding students in a massively multiplayer game of life


Roberto Moscati

New Relevance of the Teaching Activity in the Italian University


Yuki Inenaga, Keiichi Yoshimoto

Competencies and Career of Teaching Staff in Non-University Higher Education in Japan – Toward Understanding of Successive Competency Formation


Krystian Szadkowski

The Public and the Common in Higher Education: A Conceptual Approach

Session 1E

Teniell Trolian

Student-Faculty Interactions and Students’ Inclinations to Engage in Cognitive and Literacy Activities


Nina Haltia, Annukka Jauhiainen, Ulpukka Isopahkala-Bouret

Non-traditional route and access to higher education in Finland


Predrag Lazetic

University websites between marketisation and branding and traditional university discourses


Mabel Sánchez Barrioluengo, Sara Flisi

Drivers of brain gain at EU level: institutional versus regional attractiveness for student mobility

Session 1F

Celia Caregnato, Bernardo Sfredo Miorando, Denise Leite

Action domains in educational research and the emergent social knowledge


Jyri Lindén, Johanna Annala, Kelly Coate

Where do we need curriculum theory in higher education?


Christian Wassmer, Carole Probst, Elena Wilhelm

Differentiation of the scientific system and autonomy gain of HEIs: legitimation and development instruments as a result of these processes


Yael Maayn, Yael Maayan

Faculty Members negotiating racialized space in Israeli Academy

Session 2




Session 2A

Augusto Cocorullo, Stefano Boffo

Academics and University Spin-offs in Italy: two Sociological Interpretations


Rosemary Deem, Maria de Lourdes Machado-Taylor

‘The Gender Politics of European Universities: Women Academics in the UK and Portugal’


Ilya Prakhov, Victor Rudakov

The Determinants of Faculty Pay in Russian Universities in the Case of Incentive Contracts




Session 2B

Patricio Langa

Unproductive Scientific Capital: The mismatch between managerial and scholastic capital by Eduardo Mondlane academics


Annukka Jauhiainen, Arto Jauhiainen, Anne Laiho

Complex teaching work at current university – Finnish academics’ narratives


Alexander Buhmann, Benedetto Lepori, Diana Ingenhoff

Clashing Conventions: Exploring Human Resource Management in the Cleavage Between Local Orders and Global Standards


João Santos, Hugo Horta

Characterizing the research agenda setting of higher education researchers: an exploratory study

Session 2C

António Magalhães, Amélia Veiga, Pedro Videira

Reconfiguring power relations in Portuguese higher education


Eric Lavigne

The Politicization of Canadian Deans' Reappointments: Examining the Role of Processual Features


Don Westerheijden

Governance of universities in the UK, the Netherlands and Japan: Correlates of varieties of NPM and academics’ power in universities




Session 2D

Daniel Kontowski

First leaders in contemporary European liberal education: aims, principles and values


Vuokko Kohtamäki, Elizabeth Balbachevsky

Internal governance and management shaped by university autonomy: Staff experiences from Finland and Brazil


Heather Eggins

Responses to Brexit by leaders of UK HE institutions


Johan Söderlind, Lars Geschwind

The impact of quantifications on academic managers’ framing of academic work

Session 2E

Adriana Perez-Encinas, Jesus Rodriguez-Pomeda, Mikuláš Josek

International students’ perceptions of student affairs offices: support services.


Sakari Ahola

Beating the Odds – using prep courses for university admission in Finland


Benedicta Daniel-Oghe Netega, Berverley Martha Thaver, Thierry Luescher

The experiences of doctoral students in their attempts to complete their studies


Predrag Lazetic

Graduate job quality in Europe between Skill-Biased Technology and Knowledge Capitalism

Session 2F

Olli Poropudas

Why Finland is not successful in international science comparison? Finnish universities among six developed science countries


Alexey Egorov, Alexander Gromov, Oleg Leshukov

Role of universities in economic development of Russian regions


Brendan Cantwell, Barrett Taylor

The making of vulnerable public universities in the USA


Emina Veletanlic, Creso Sa

Federal Funding Programs for University-Industry Partnerships in Canada: From Theory to Practice

Session 3 (panels)




Session 3A

Brenda Leibowitz, Riyad Shahjahan, Annabelle Estera, Simon Marginson, Ana Luisa Muñoz, Carolina Guzmán-Valenzuela

Examining the geopolitics of knowledge in higher education: critical perspectives

Session 3B

Susan Robertson, Que Anh Dang, Aliandra Barlete

Variegated Regionalisms in Higher Education

Session 3C

Kelly Coate, Bojana Culum, Kelly Ward, Terhi Nokkala

The Personal is Political – women, careers and higher education

Session 3D

Benedetto Lepori, Ivar Bleiklie, Anna Kosmützky, Pedro Teixeira, Åse Gornitzka. 

Book presentation: Managing Universities: Policy and Organizational Change in a Western European Comparative Perspective

Tuesday, August 29



Session 4




Session 4A

Maria Pietilä

Tenure track employment – promoting diversity or strengthening homogeneity?


Wenqin Shen, Gaoming Zheng

The tension between the educational logic and research logic: reflection on the role of Chinese doctoral students in knowledge production


Akiyoshi Yonezawa, Hugo Horta, Aki Osawa

Mobility, formation and development of the academic profession in science, technology, engineering and mathematics in East and South East Asia


Melina Aarnikoivu

“The best drunk decision of my life”: constructing the doctoral trajectory through discourse as social action

Session 4B

Jarmo Kallunki

Finnish university funding model policy 1995–2020


Katharina Lemmens-Krug, Don Westerheijden, René Torenvlied

Steering capacity in universities – university leaders as principals and university teachers as agents


Jonas Krog Lind

When funding is based on performance: Coupling, de-coupling and constitutive effects of a bibliometric research funding system in Denmark


Miguel Antonio Lim

Concepts and Practices of Quality: Higher Education in Developing Countries

Session 4C

Jessica Gagnon

The Sound of Silence: Hearing the voices of underrepresented students in the university classroom


Naomi Tsunematsu

Multinational Students' Voices in International Experiential Learning: Standpoint of Culturally Diverse Teams inside Power Relations in Japanese Society


Yuzhuo Cai, Huub Mudde, Charisse Reyes, Mosi Weng 

Towards a comprehensive framework to understand entrepreneurial university: a synthesis of existing literature on entrepreneurial university 


Marek Kwiek

De-privatization (or Re-publicization) in Four Central European Systems: Testing the Concept

Session 4D

Jani Ursin, Juhani Rautopuro

Literacy and Numeracy Skills of Finnish Higher Education Graduate


Natalia Maloshonok

Time Allocation and Student Engagement in Russian, Chinese, and US Research Universities


Irina Shcheglova

Fostering a Global Mindset through Internationalization: A Study on Students’ Intercultural Competence at Research Universities


René Kooij, Lars Müller

Biologie, Biology or Cell Biology and Physiology – what`s in a name?

Session 4E

Charles Mathies, Hannu Karhunen

What if they stay? International students and returns in the labour market


Vikki Boliver, Stephen Gorard, Nadia Siddiqui

Who counts as a widening participation student?


Martina Gaisch, Victoria Rammer, Silke Preymann, Stefanie Sterrer

Perceived Graduate Employability at the Austrian-Czech cross-border region: How linguistic diversity impacts effectiveness of daily operations in technical fields


Aline Courtois

International students in France and the UK: a socio-historical analysis of policy and changing representations

Session 4F

Meng-Hsuan Chou, Jens Jungblut, Pauline Ravinet, Martina Vukasovic

The politics of higher education policies: an introduction to multi-level, multi-actor, and multi-issue dynamics


Emanuela Reale, Emilia Primeri, Serena Fabrizio

Assessing social research impact: exploiting productive interactions and dialogic learning


Sonja Trifuljesko

Rise of the 'promotional university' and universities' changing relations: a perspective from Finland


Huub Mudde

Entrepreneurial university transformation in the political complex setting of the West Bank

Session 4G

Pepka Boyadjieva, Petya Ilieva-Trichkova

Patterns of interaction between inclusion and fairness in access to higher education: theoretical distinctions and policy implications


Christian Schneijderberg, Nicolai Götze 

Knowledge society as appendix to knowledge economy or about the role of university research and teaching in society


Georgiana Mihut

Key themes in higher education: Insights from two news publications


Massimiliano Vaira, Giacomo Balduzzi

The University third mission as an organizational and political field. Evidences from three case studies in Italy

Session 5




Session 5A

Vassiliki Papatsiba, Eliel Cohen

The ‘impact agenda’ and knowledge production re-orderings: the policy impact of Higher Education research in UK REF 2014


Olga Gorelova

Research productivity of mobile academics in Russia: do mobility reasons matter?


Lucio Morettini, Emanuela Reale, Antonio Zinilli

Moving or remaining: international mobility and careers of PhD holders in Social Sciences and Humanities


Cassie Barnhardt, Carson Phillips

At the Margins of University Work: The Influence of Campus Climate and Part-time Faculty Status on Academic Values

Session 5B

Tamara Yakaboski, Matthew Birnbaum

A consideration of Dutch Internationalization at Home efforts using neo-institutional theory to understand pressures


Alexander Gromov

The Efficiency of Russian Higher Education Institutions and Its Determinants


Gaoming Zheng

Assuring the quality of EU-China doctoral education cooperation: international project as institutional entrepreneur


Sinimaaria Ranki

Evolving elements of strategic leadership in the Finnish higher education sector

 Session 5C

Marilyn Amey

(Re)Considering International Partnerships Their Impact on Faculty Work and Meeting Organizational Goals: A Partnership Model


Meta Gorup

Academic middle managers’ identities revisited: An ethnographic study


Jonas Krog Lind, Johan Söderlind, Kirsi Pulkkinen, Helge Hernes

University autonomy in the Nordic countries: Inter- and intra-organizational perspectives on autonomy


Taran Thune, Siri Brorstad Borlaug, Ingvild Reymert

 Searching for jack-of-all-trades: knowledge triangle task integration among academic employees

Session 5D

Ryan Young, Cassie Barnhardt

Relating Organizational Identity, Campus Decision-making, and Generalized Peer Organizational Allyship: A Structural Equation Modelling Approach


Sonja Kosunen, Nina Haltia, Juhani Saari, Suvi Jokila, Esa Halmkrona

Preparatory courses as shadow education in access to higher education in Finland


Lars Müller, René Kooij

Job success of Iranian immigrants in Germany


Michael Tomlinson

Employers and Graduates: skills or capitals?

Session 5E

Graham Miller, Christopher Morphew

How prospective university students interpret college marketing materials


Helena Aittola, Terhi Skaniakos

Graduate school reform - Doctoral students' perceptions of university-wide graduate school on their study processes and career prospects


Gina Santos, Elsa Justino, Carla Marques, Maria de Lourdes Machado Taylor

The influence of services quality on student satisfaction: contributions to the construction of an explanatory model of university social responsibility


Akira Arimoto

The Japanese Type Chair System: Its Merits and Demerits

Session 5F

Ingvild Reymert, Kyvik Svein

Research collaboration in groups and networks. Differences across academic fields


Oleg Poldin, Natalia Matveeva, Ivan Sterligov, Maria Yudkevich

Research performance of Russian universities: the effect of the Russian University Excellence initiative (5-100 Project)


Anne MacLachlan

Developing Indicators for a Comparative Framework of Doctoral Education in the US and Germany


Taina Saarinen, Heidi Vaarala, Eeva-Leena Haapakangas, Erja Kyckling

Finnish higher education institutions' reactions to the 2015 asylum seeker situation: motives, goals and future challenges

Session 5G

Timo Aarrevaara, Riikka Kangas

Higher Education Institutions as Knowledge Brokers


Monia Anzivino, Flavio Ceravolo, Michele Rostan

Academics’ contribution to the public engagement of Italian universities


Mattia Cattaneo, Hugo Horta, Paolo Malighetti, Michele Meoli

Universities’ attractiveness to students: the Darwinism effect


Giulio Marini

Public Intellectuals in universities as generators of Common Good in post-truth societies

Session 6




Session 6A

Giulio Marini, William Locke, Celia Whitchurch

A turn of the screw?" The changing division of labour in British universities and the re-engineering of academic work


Wei Zhang

From the Construction of Key Universities to the Building of "Double First-class" in China: Approach, Drivers and Impedance


Marie Clarke, Linda Yang

Internationalisation: perspectives from university faculty in the Republic of Ireland


Keijo Räsänen

An articulation of the goods of academic practice: young researchers’ moral orientations in an aspiring university

Session 6B

Lise Degn

Translating integrity into policy and practice – HEIs leaders as political and academic mediators


Dominik Antonowicz, Justyna Bugaj

‘Wise’ choice for turbulent times? Collective response of the academic community to the changing environment through university rectors’ election


Jonas Krog Lind, Hann Foss Hansen

University governance and leadership in Denmark: Radical or transformational change?


Patrick Swanzy

Rethinking quality assurance practices of Ghanaian polytechnics to improve access and success of students with disabilities

Session 6C

Nicoline Frølich, Trude Røsdal, Silje Tellmann

Professional educational programmes under pressure


Lars Geschwind, Anders Broström

To be and to remain a Technical University: A historical study of arguments for and against organizational change


Xu Liu

Institutional governance of private university in China


Khalaf Al'Abri

Management of higher education system in Oman: Impact on policy making

Session 6D

Diogo Lourenço, Carla Sá

The Mobility of Prospective Higher Education Students in Portugal: a Gravity Approach


Marja Peura

A science cannon or an ordinary academic? - doctoral student's research identity and the new university policy


Matthew Birnbaum

U.S. Party School Rankings: Meaningless Data and Unintended Effects?


Dilrabo Jonbekova

Youth transition from university to labour market in Kazakhstan

Session 6E

Jisun Jung, Yangson Kim

Dropout of International Students in South Korea: Institutional and Regional Factors


Leena Penttinen, Toni Kosonen, Mira Tuononen

Can international experience reduce social inequality of opportunity structures?


Evgeniia Shmeleva

Attitudes toward Academic Dishonesty among Senior Undergraduate Students Majoring in Engineering in Russian Universities: Mixed Method Research


Christopher Pokarier

Universities as political actors in higher education market-making: insights from Australia and Japan

Session 6F

Byoun Youn

A Rise of Academic Capitalism and Resisting Students: A Korean Case study


Hazel Price

Higher Education Quality Assurance for HEIs in Bolivia – Universities as Political Actors


Jaakko Kauko

Use of academic knowledge in policymaking


Martina Vukasovic

Analysis of policy positions of stakeholder organizations: how to do it and why does it matter for higher education politics?

Session 6G

Reetta Muhonen, Julia Olmos Peñuela, Paul Benneworth

From products to processes – SSH pathways to societal impact


Leasa Weimer, Aliandra Barlete

International higher education and the rise of populism: comparative perspectives in Europe and North America


Mari-Anne Okkolin, Venitha Pillay

Higher Education and Public-Good Professionalism – Teacher Education Students’ Experiences and Insights from South Africa


Queenie (Kwan Heung) Lam

Interplays between universities and media in framing ranking news: the case of Hong Kong


August 30



Session 7 (panels)




Session 7A

Maria Yudkevich, Adam Wyatt, Terhi Nokkala, Anna Kosmützky

Comparative Higher Education Research under Pressure? Methodological and Social Challenges of Comparative Studies in Increasingly Complex Environments

Session 7B

Riyad Shahjahan, Terri Kim, David M. Hoffman, Cecilia Rios-Aguilar, Amy Scott Metcalfe

Reimagining Academic work: Centering temporality, spatiality and affective in HE research

Session 7C

Maassen Peter, Chris Morphew, Mari Elken, Agnete Vabø, Bjørn Stensaker, Elisabeth Hovdhaugen

Quality work in higher education

Session 7D



Session 8




Session 8A

Katja Jonsas

Looking for equality. Academic women, work and careers in a Finnish Business School


Pedro Miguel Videira, Teresa Carvalho

Change and resilience: the effects of NPM-based reforms on professional roles and work relations in Portuguese academia


Oili-Helena Ylijoki, Lea Henriksson

Making time for sharing - insights from early career academics




Session 8B

Yuzhuo Cai, Sofya Kopelyan

Implementation of the “third mission” policy: A micro-level analysis of academics’ perceptions


Ester Höhle

Early Career Researchers and their Intention to leave Academia in Differing Employment Regimes across Europe


Taru Siekkinen, Tomi Kallio, Elias Pekkola, Kristian Koerselman, Jussi Kivistö, Jussi Välimaa, Terhi Nokkala, Jari Stenvall

Exiting Academics in Networked Knowledge Society


Melissa Laufer, Julie M. Birkholz

Learning to swim in a new pond: exploring academic job securement abroad

Session 8C

Aniko Horvath

Governance Challenges Across Sectors and Globally and their Relevance to HE


Sofia Bruckmann, Sara Diogo

Between archetypes: collegiality and managerialism in Finnish and Portuguese universities


Miguel Antonio Lim, Heather Cockayne, Jie (Freya) Gao

The Pursuit of “Equal Partnership”: Models of Higher Education Cooperation with China


Jussi Kivistö, Attila Pausits, Elias Pekkola, Florian Reisky

Policy impacts on human resource management in higher education – a comparison between Finland and Austria

Session 8D

Maria Sá, Maria Machado-Taylor

Student integration in higher education institutions – Evidence from Portuguese students’ experience


Michele Meoli, Alice Civera, Mattia Cattaneo, Stefano Paleari

The effect of competition and crisis on public university price


Krzysztof Czarnecki

Higher Education Cost-Sharing in the Context of Welfare Regimes




Session 8E

Jenny Lee, Bjørn Stensaker

Stratified positioning: A comparative analysis of university strategic plans


Giovanni Barbato

Institutional Positioning of Higher Education Institutions: a Comprehensive and Multidisciplinary Literature Review


Kari Kuoppala

Security as a cultural phenomenon at a university


Natalia Leskina

University as an Integration Actor in the post-Soviet Space

Session 8F

Carlos Rodrigues, Liliana Fonseca

Smart specialisation strategies and the role of universities in the entrepreneurial process of discovery: a critical appraisal


Magda Fourie-Malherbe, Anneke Müller, Elza Lourens

Some implications of ‘FeesMustFall’ for higher education transformation in South Africa: an institutional case study


Siri Aanstad, Trude Røsdal, Silje Maria Tellmann

Mergers of higher education institutions – missing the macro-micro link?


Jelena Brankovic

A world of university associations: from institutional differentiation to global diffusion

Session 8G

Victor Rudakov, Sergey Roshchin, Igor Chirikov

The impact of student academic achievement on graduate salaries


Jorrit Snijder

Mastering Research: a study about the effectiveness of research master programmes in the Netherlands


Maria-Ligia Barbosa, Andre Vieira, Clarissa Santos

Institutional and social factors of permanence and completion of higher education


Ricardo Biscaia, Hugo Figueiredo, Ana Isabel Melo, Carlos Borralho, Isabel Machado, Isidro Féria, Maria João Rosa, Paula Rocha, Sandra Saúde, Sandra Lopes

Performance Evaluation in (Polytechnic) Higher Education Institutions: building a positioning system for research activities




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