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Ongoing projects, University of Oulu
Make4Change project aims to strengthen the employability of unemployed, young people and immigrants outside the labor market through digital fabrication and making. It will also strengthen their participation in Finnish society, support their employment and help prevent a culture of unemployment – in Northern Ostrobothnia and elsewhere. The project is funded by the European Structural and Investment Funds
Make-A-Difference project aims to understand and facilitate the emergence of critical designer and maker identities among children. This will be accomplished by exploring and engaging in critical design and making activities together with children. The project is funded by the Academy of Finland.
The national Digital Education for All -project aims to make the first year university studies on information processing science open to everyone. Providing the education are University of Helsinki, Aalto University, University of Jyväskylä, University of Oulu, and University of Turku.
University of Oulu, Faculty of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering education development projects (Revolutionize & Streamlining)
2020: UCF youth and social media study aiming to understand the activities that teens and young adults engage in on social media.
2019: Luno was a collaborative project between University of Oulu and Oulu University of Applied Sciences that aimed to increase the proportion of female students in post-secondary education in the software industry. It was funded by the European Social Fund.
2018: Oulu University, DeMaKids project aimed to 1) empower children through technology making and designerly thinking in education and 2) develop new tools in cooperation with schools and the educational sector for educating children in technology making and designerly thinking. Funded by North-Osthrobothnia Regional Fund.
2012-2013: Luleå University of Technology, BCBU + (Barents Cross Border University Development), funded by Kolarctic ENPI
2009-2011: Luleå University of Technology, Nordic Security and Safety (NSS), financed by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and the County Council of Norrbotten.
2008: Luleå University of Technology, Centre for long term digital preservation, Protage.
2007-2008: Luleå university of technology and University of Oulu (Meri-Lappi Institute), InforSec