Research, development and innovation track

Monday 4th April 2022



Location: TAMK Main Campus, address: Teiskontie 33, B building entrance hall


Welcome to RDI Track

Location: TAMK main campus, Open Lab F0-29a




Tampere city sightseeing tour

Departure from Kuntokatu 3, TAMK main campus


RDI Track Dinner

Location: Restaurant Tampella

Note: at one’s own expense and for those registered to the RDI track

Tuesday 5th April 2022


RDI Keynote: The world has changed but we the people remain: Post-pandemic norms in higher Education?

Dr James Brunton is Assistant Professor and Chair of the DCU Connected Psychology Major programme, which is an online, open education undergraduate programme, at Dublin City University. James is a Chartered Psychologist (C. Psychol., Ps.S.I.; C. Work & Org. Psychol. Ps.S.I.; CPsychol BPS), an Advance HE Senior Fellow (SFHEA), and an EDEN (European Distance Education Network) Fellow. James’ research interests include the psychology of identity, socialisation/orientation processes, online learning design, open pedagogy, and digital assessment. His research has been published in journals such as Studies in Higher Education, Open Learning: The Journal of Open, Distance and e-Learning, Open Praxis, and Educational Media International. James is currently the principal investigator/DCU principal investigator on a number of locally and EU funded projects focused on themes of: online learning design and practice; and open education/widening participation in Higher Education.

Dr. James Brunton, DCU, Ireland

Chair Dr. Hanna Teräs, TAMK

Location: TAMK main campus, Room A3-27




Sauna event

(with the non-teaching staff group)

Departure from the Kuntokatu main enrance

Hosted by TAMK non-teaching staff

Location: Rauhaniemi Folk Spa

Note: Bring your swimsuit and a towel with you.



TAMK music students concert

Welcome to the Deluxe Arts ‘N’ Culture Event – embrace the fun side and D.A.N.C.E! You’ll be greeted with great performances from our own talented artists, VJ set, a chill zone close to the bar with Media and Arts students’ video works.

The event is free, there is a 3€ cloak room fee.

Door opens 19:00
The Hops: 20:00 – 20:30
Ükku: 21.00 – 21:30
8th Myth & Invictus: 22:00
Invistus (DJ Set): 23:00

Take your badge with you to enter the concert!

More information available here.

Location: Yo-talo, address Kauppakatu 10

Wednesday 6th April 2022


Seminar: The power of digitalisation in HEI

Location: TAMK Main Campus, Room Auditorium D1-04

Note: see the separate programme here


Meet TAMK RDI - Lounge

Location: Entrance of Auditorium D1-04 (Festival Hall)


RDI Workshop on Environmental Engineering & Bioeconomy

Organised by the Engineering Track

Location: TAMK main campus, Room H2-29


Joint evening programme

Location: Nokia Arena, Paidia space, address: Kansikatu 3

Remember to use the Main Entrance door A and be on time! The programme will start at 18:00.


Paidia = The common public research and activity space of Tampere Universities’ community located in Nokia Arena


18:00 Music by TAMK music students

Welcome to Paidia! Ms Carita Prokki, Director, Internationalization and Business Operations, TAMK

Greetings from the City of Tampere! Mr Pekka Salmi, Deputy Mayor

18:30 Snack Dinner prepared by TAMK students

21.00 End of the evening

Note: Evening programme is only for those registered for the Eye on TAMK 2022 international week.

Thursday 7th April 2022


Scientific Communication Workshop ‒ Modern Ways of Communicating Your Research to Professional and Scientific Communities

The aim is to discuss and exchange ideas on pushing the internal development of science communication. RDI teams from TAMK and Ostfalia UAS (Germany) present best practices and compare different methods and tools in this field. All participants are invited to actively engage in the debate.

Target group: RDI professionals, researchers and all interested in the topic

Location: TAMK main campus, Room G2-28

Workshop program:

10.00-10.05 Welcome to the workshop!

10.05-10.15 Introducing ourselves, all the participants

10.15-10.40 Presentations by Ostfalia UAS

  • InterAct! – International Activities
  • Toolbox for Science Communication

10.40-10.50 Discussion on the toolbox and presentations

10.50-11.15 Presentations by TAMK

  • Social media – Adding and Measuring Impact on Science Communication / Saara Kontiainen, Communications specialist
  • Scientific Communication in UAS – Main Challenges / Liisa Marttila, Editor in chief, TAMKjournal

11.15-11.50 Benchmarking session ‒ Toolboxes and guidelines

Short pitches:

  • Ostfalia: Inhouse project: Science Creates Communication & Toolbox
  • TAMK: Communication Planning and Guidelines for RDI Projects

Learning café method

11.50-12.00 Wrap up and ending the workshop.





Finnish forest experience

(with non-teaching group)

Departure from the Room B5-28 at 14:00

Note: Remember to wear comfortable clothes and shoes!

Friday 8th April 2022


Closing of the week and "graduation" ceremony with coffee and cake

Location: Room 1/2 Q at TAMK Main Campus restaurant, Kuntokatu 3