and the Changing Media
Updated on November
Pálsdóttir's dissertation "Health and
Lifestyle. Icelanders' Everyday Life Information Behaviour" was
presented for public examination on December 9th 2005 and Stefan Ek's
dissertation "Om information, media och hälsa i en
samhällelig kontext: en empirisk och analytisk studie" was
presented for public examination on December 14th 2005, both at
Åbo Akademi University
Eriksson-Backa's dissertation "In Sickness and in Health: How
Information and Knowledge Are Related to Health Behaviour" was
presented for public examination at Åbo Akademi University on
December 15th 2003
- The publication: Ginman, Mariam &
Väliverronen, Esa (eds). Communicating Health and
New Genetics. Proceedings. Workshop 17-18th September 2001, Turku.
Åbo-Tampere-Oulu 2002, (Finnish Information Studies, 20) has
been published. For further information about the distribution, contact
- A two day workshop on
"Communicating Health and New Genetics" was held on
17 - 18th September 2001 at the
Department of Information Studies, Åbo Akademi University.
The purpose of the workshop was to bring together doctoral students and
senior researchers interested in different aspects of the
communication process of health, illness and new genetics in society.
The workshop was arranged as a co-operation between three Communication
Science departments at the University of Helsinki, the University of
Tampere, and Åbo Akademi University.
- Kimmo Tuominen's
dissertation "Tiedon muodostus ja virtuaalikirjaston rakentaminen:
konstruktionistinen analyysi" [Knowledge Formation and Digital Library
Design: a Constructionist Analysis] was presented for public
examination at the University of Tampere on June 8th 2001