Research communication and outreach

"Meet a researcher" visits (organized by Young Academy Finland)

A network organized by Young Academy Finland that provides Finnish schools opportunities to invite researchers talking about their work and take part in science education

  • 1.12.2021 "Äänien maailma" [The world of sounds], SnellmanEdu: Children's University, virtual pop-up event

  • 2.11.2021 "Musiikkipsykologiasta ja musiikin vaikutuksista" [About music psychology and the effects of music], Madetojan lukio [Madetoja High School, Oulu]

  • 28.10.2021 "Mistä tunteet tulevat ja miksi musiikki voi herättää niitä?" [Where do emotions come from and why music can evoke them?], Virtual Club for Children orgianized by Prechelous Project

  • 12.2.2021 "Mitä on musiikkipsykologia?" [What is Music Psychology?], Lappeenrannan Lyseon lukio [Lappeenranta High School]


Popularizing research: public talks and presentations

Presentations and public talks in Finnish

  • 2019: Mitä on musiikillinen luovuus ja miksi sitä pitäisi tutkia? [What is musical creativity and why it needs to be studied?] ( Public lecture on musical creativity in REC JKL 2019 event, organised by the Finnish Music Campus. 17 May 2019, Jyväskylä (Finland)

  • 2018: Naiset populaarimusiikin kentällä -paneelikeskustelu. [Women in the field of popular music.] (Panel session on gender, agency, and music. 15 September 2018, The Main Library of Turku (Finland).)

  • 2017: Kaunis suru on kunniavieras – kuulijoiden kokemuksia musiikin herättämistä tunteista [Beautiful sadness is the guest of honor – listeners’ experiences of the emotions evoked by music]. (Public lecture on sadness and music, organised by Jyväskylän valistustapahtumat. 28 February 2017, Jyväskylä (Finland).)

  • 2016: Masentavan musiikin iltapäivä [Aftrenoon of Depressing Music]. (Panel session on depressing music. 29 October 2016, The Main Library of Tampere (Finland).)

  • 2016: Kaunis suru on kunniavieras: kuulijoiden kokemuksia surullisena pidetystä musiikista [Beautiful sadness is the guest of honor – listeners’ experiences of self-defined sad music]. (Public lecture on sadness and music, organized by the library of Vaasa, 25 October 2016, Vaasa, Finland

  • 2016: Suru ja musiikki [Music and sadness]. (Presentation in a Science Slam event. 10 October 2016, University Library of Jyväskylä (Finland).)


Popularizing research: popular articles

Interviews, popular articles, and blog posts in Finnish and in English

2022: "Joululaulut ahdistavat ja kauppakeskuksen musiikki puristaa kurkkua – vastenmielinen musiikki herättää jopa raivoa" [Article about aversive musical experiences]. Yle, 7.3.2022


Popularizing research: other media

Interviews and appearance in radio and podcasts