Citizens, Health and the Changing Media Culture


  • Ágústa 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

  • Kristina 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 Sara von Ungern-Sternberg

  • 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.

    [Invitation and Program]

  • 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

    [English Summary]

Updated on November 15th, 2007