The BioFuture2025-program by the Academy of Finland supports research on the societal and cultural effects of the transition from fossil fuels into new renewable energy forms. University of Jyväskylä, as part of a larger consortium lead by Teemu Kautonen at the Aalto University, was granted funding for years 2017-2020. Katariina Salmela-Aro, Professor in Psychology and […]
Dear colleagues, Professor Christopher Niemiec from the University of Rochester will be visiting us in November and giving a workshop on self-determination theory in education on Tuesday 8.11. at 9-12 (Siltavuorenpenger 5 A, Minervatori rooms K222.1 & K222.2). The title of the workshop is “Self-determination theory: An approach to enhancing students’ motivation and wellness”. […]
A new book chapter “Career Engagement and Life Satisfaction During Transition from School to Work in Times of Economic Downturn in Finland” by Katja Upadyaya and Katariina Salmela-Aro is coming out soon in Petersen & Motti (eds). Positive Youth Development during economic crisis.
A new paper by Upadyaya, Vartiainen & Salmela-Aro has been accepted for publication in Burnout Research. Stay tuned: Upadyaya, K, Vartiainen, M & Salmela-Aro, K. (in press). From Job Demands and Resources to Work Engagement, Burnout, Life Satisfaction, Depressive Symptoms, and Occupational Health. Burnout Research.
A new publication from the Mind the Gap -data by Martin Obschonka, Kai Hakkarainen, Kirsti Lonka, & Katariina Salmela-Aro has been accepted for publication in Small Business Economics: An Entrepreneurship Journal. Check out the abstract: Given the importance of entrepreneurial thinking and acting as a meta-skill in the future world of work, we focus on […]
A new study: Upadyaya, K & Salmela-Aro, K (in press) Developmental Dynamics between Young Adults’ Life Satisfaction and Engagement with Studies and Work” submitted to Longitudinal and Life Course Studies (LLCS) has been accepted for publication. Stay tuned for more info.
A new paper by Katariina Salmela-Aro just published in European Journal of Developmental Psychology examines school burnout and engagement in Finnish context. Check it out: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17405629.2016.1207517 ABSTRACT: School burnout is defined as exhaustion, cynicism and inadequacy as a student, whereas engagement can be conceptualized as study-related vigor, absorption and dedication. School burnout is increasing, particularly […]
A new study published in Journal of Youth and Adolescence of the Mind the Gap -data by Katariina Salmela-Aro and colleagues: Recent research shows an increased concern with well-being at school and potential problems associated with students’ use of socio-digital technologies, i.e., the mobile devices, computers, social media, and the Internet. Simultaneously with supporting creative […]