Research team and Contact information

JAMK – University of Applied Sciences

  • Timo Hintikka, Lecturer
  • Kaisa Malinen, Researcher
  • Ulla Teppo, Research assistant

University of Jyväskylä

  • Anna Rönkä, Professor, Project leader
  • Marja-Leena Laakso, Professor, Project leader
  • Piia Manninen, University lecturer, Postgraduate student
  • Riitta – Leena Metsäpelto, Post doctoral fellow
  • Johanna Mykkänen, Post-doctoral researcher
  • Pirjo-Liisa Poikonen, Senior Assistant
  • Eija Salonen, Postgraduate student
  • Eija Sevón, Post-doctoral researcher
  • Mia Tammelin, University lecturer
  • Leena Turja, University lecturer
  • Minna Murtorinne-Lahtinen, Post-doctoral researcher

The National Institute for Health and Welfare

  •  Marjatta Kekkonen, Senior Planning Officer

University of Utrecth, Department of Cultural Anthropology and Sociology, The Netherlands

  • Tanja van der Lippe, Professor
  • Anne Roeters, Assistant professor
  • Melissa Verhoet, Researcher

Morgan Centre for the Study of Relationships and Personal Life, Manchester, The United Kingdom

  • Vanessa May, Lecturer

Contact information

Anna Rönkä, Professor, project leader
email: anna.ronka(at)

Department of Education, p.o. Box35 (Viveca 475), FIN-40014 University of Jyväskylä, tel. +358408054891

Marja-Leena Laakso, Professor, project leader
email: marja-leena.laakso(at)

Kaisa Malinen, Researcher
email: kaisa.malinen(at)

Ulla Teppo, Research assistant
email: ulla.teppo(at)