Koulutuksen tutkimuslaitos

Programme: Sessions

Please note that changes to the session programme may apply due to requests and cancellations. 


Name of the presenter(s)

Title of the presentation


Monday, August 28




Session 1





Session 1A

Chair: James Fairweather

Farida Zagirova

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

Helena (D104)


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



 Jorrit Snijder

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


Session 1B

Chair: Vassiliki Papatsiba

Charikleia Tzanakou

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

Juho (D101)


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?






Session 1C 

Chair: Ivar Bleiklie

Sabine Lauer, Uwe Wilkesmann

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

Onni (E214)


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

Chair: Michele Meoli

Susanne Lohmann

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

Isa (E314)


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

Chair: Rosemary Deem

Teniell Trolian

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

2nd floor coffee room


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



 Jelena Brankovic

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


Session 1F

Chair: Jussi Kivistö

Celia Caregnato, Bernardo Sfredo Miorando, Denise Leite

Action domains in educational research and the emergent social knowledge

Lucina (C101)


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

Chair: Bojana Culum

Augusto Cocorullo, Stefano Boffo

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

Helena (D104)


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



 Ester Höhle

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


Session 2B

Chair: Miguel Antonio Lim

Patricio Langa

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

ISA (E314)


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

Chair: Susanne Lohmann

António Magalhães, Amélia Veiga, Pedro Videira

Reconfiguring power relations in Portuguese higher education

Onni (E214)


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



 Huub Mudde

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


Session 2D

Chair: Uwe Wilkesmann

Daniel Kontowski

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

Juho (D101)


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

Chair: Martina Vukasovic

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

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

2nd floor coffee room


Sakari Ahola

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



Benedicta.O. Daniel-Oghenetega, 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

Chair: Charles Mathies

Olli Poropudas

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

Lucina (C101)


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

Helena (D104)

Session 3B

Susan Robertson, Que Anh Dang, Aliandra Barlete

Variegated Regionalisms in Higher Education

Juho (D101)

Session 3C

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

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

Lucina (C101)

Tuesday, August 29




Session 4





Session 4A

Chair: Jussi Välimaa

Maria Pietilä

Tenure track employment – promoting diversity or strengthening homogeneity?

Lucina (C101)


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

Chair: Dominik Antonowicz

Jarmo Kallunki

Finnish university funding model policy 1995–2020

Juho (D101)


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, Sylvie Lomer, Christopher Millora

Concepts of higher education quality: the case of free tuition fees in the Philippines


Session 4C

Chair: Roberto Moscati

Jessica Gagnon

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

Helena (D104)


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 



Liudvika Leisyte, Nadine Zeeman

Interdisciplinary research in German universities


Session 4D

Chair: Marie Clarke

Jani Ursin, Juhani Rautopuro

Literacy and Numeracy Skills of Finnish Higher Education Graduate

Onni (E214)


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

Chair: Stefano Boffo

Charles Mathies, Hannu Karhunen

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

Isa (E314)


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

Chair: Tomi Kallio

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

2nd floor coffee room


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



Taran Thune, Siri Brorstad Borlaug, Ingvild Reymert

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


Session 4G
Chair: Lars Geschwind 

Pepka Boyadjieva, Petya Ilieva-Trichkova

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

Toivo (E207)


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

Chair: Brendan Cantwell

Vassiliki Papatsiba, Eliel Cohen

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

Helena (D104)


Olga Alipova

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

Chair: Dominik Antonowicz

Tamara Yakaboski, Matthew Birnbaum

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

Lucina (C101)


Gaoming Zheng

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



 Akira Arimoto

 The Japanese Type Chair System: Its Merits and Demerits


Session 5C

Chair: James Fairweather

Marilyn Amey

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

Toivo (E207)


Meta Gorup

Academic middle managers’ identities revisited: An ethnographic study



Sinimaaria Ranki

Evolving elements of strategic leadership in the Finnish higher education sector


Session 5D

Chair: Pepka Boyadjieva

Ryan Young, Cassie Barnhardt

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

Onni (E214)


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

Chair: Vikki Boliver

Graham Miller, Christopher Morphew

How prospective university students interpret college marketing materials

2nd floor coffee room


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


Session 5F 

Chair: Pedro Teixeira

Ingvild Reymert, Kyvik Svein

Research collaboration in groups and networks. Differences across academic fields

Juho (D101)


Oleg Poldin, Natalia Matveeva, Ivan Sterligov, Maria Yudkevich

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



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

Chair: Emanuela Reale

Timo Aarrevaara, Riikka Kangas

Higher Education Institutions as Knowledge Brokers

Isa (E314)


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

Chair: Maria de Lourdes Machado-Taylor

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

Juho (D101)


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

Chair: Anna Kosmützky

Lise Degn

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

Lucina (C101) 


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

Chair: Don Westerhejden

Nicoline Frølich, Trude Røsdal, Silje Tellmann

Professional educational programmes under pressure

2nd floor coffee room 


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
Chair: Aline Courtois

Diogo Lourenço, Carla Sá

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

Isa (E314)


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?



Jisun Jung, Yangson Kim

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


Session 6E

Chair: Heather Eggins

Christopher Pokarier

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

Toivo (E207)


Byoun Youn

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



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

Session 6F

Chair: Brendan Cantwell

Reetta Muhonen, Julia Olmos Peñuela, Paul Benneworth

From products to processes – SSH pathways to societal impact

Onni (E214) 


Leasa Weimer, Aliandra Barlete

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



Queenie (Kwan Heung) Lam

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


Session 6G (panel session)

Kelly Coate, Bojana Culum, Kelly Ward, Terhi Nokkala

The Personal is Political – women, careers and higher education

Helena (D104)


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

Lucina (C101) 

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

Juho (D101) 

Session 7C

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

Quality work in higher education

 Helena (D104)





Session 8





Session 8A
Chair: David Hoffman

Katja Jonsas

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

Juho (D101)


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



Timo Aarrevaara, Kirsi Pulkkinen

Recognition, incentives and courteous treatment of University professions


Session 8B

Chair: Rosemary Deem

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

Leaving Academia: Push and Pull Factors in Leaving Academic Profession. 

Helena (D104) 


Yuzhuo Cai, Sofya Kopelyan

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



Melissa Laufer, Julie M. Birkholz

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


Session 8C

Chair: Leasa Weimer

Aniko Horvath

Governance Challenges Across Sectors and Globally and their Relevance to HE

Lucina (C101)


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

Chair: Charles Mathies

Michele Meoli, Alice Civera, Mattia Cattaneo, Stefano Paleari

The effect of competition and crisis on public university price

Onni (E214) 


Maria Sá, Maria Machado-Taylor Student integration in higher education institutions – Evidence from Portuguese students’ experience



Krzysztof Czarnecki

Higher Education Cost-Sharing in the Context of Welfare Regimes


Session 8E
Chair: Jani Ursin

Jenny Lee, Bjørn Stensaker

Stratified positioning: A comparative analysis of university strategic plans

 Isa (E314)


Giovanni Barbato

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



Kari Kuoppala

Security as a cultural phenomenon at a university


Session 8F

Chair: Aliandra Barlete

Natalia Leskina

University as an Integration Actor in the post-Soviet Space

Toivo (E207)


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


Session 8G

Chair: Taina Saarinen

Victor Rudakov, Sergey Roshchin, Igor Chirikov

The impact of student academic achievement on graduate salaries

2nd floor coffee room


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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