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Fulbright Forum on Education, Innovation, Science, and Art provides a unique opportunity to hear about the research and projects that the current U.S. Fulbright scholars, teachers, and graduate students are doing in Finland. The sessions are held online and they are open to the public.

Feel free to “stop by” for part of the event to listen and discuss the themes that match your area of interest and that also work with your schedule! 

The times mentioned in the program are EEST (Helsinki, Finland); check your local time e.g. here: www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/meeting.html

Tentative Program for the Fulbright Forum 2024: Education, Innovation, Science, and Art

Monday, March 4 at 16:00-17:15 - Sustainability in Engineering, Ecology, and Economics
Moderator: Dr. Erika Holt, 2009-10 U.S. Fulbright Fellow; Customer Account Lead, Nuclear Energy Sector, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd.
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16:05-16:25Skye Pham, Fulbright-Aalto University Graduate AwardCreative Sustainability: The Role of Engineering in Sustainable Futures
16:25-16:45Claudia Partridge, Fulbright-LUT University Graduate AwardDisrupting the Cycle of Environmental Abuse Through Circular Economics
Break
16:55-17:15Xenabeth Lazaro, Fulbright-University of Helsinki Graduate AwardEchoes of Resilience: Unveiling the Activity Patterns of Sub-Antarctic Bats in a Challenging Environment
Thursday, March 14 at 16:00-17:35 - Social Sciences
Moderator: TBC
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16:05-16:25Anezka Boyle, Fulbright-Tampere University Graduate AwardCompleting a master's degree in Peace, Mediation and Conflict Research
16:25-16:45Mia Filardi, Fulbright-Tampere University Graduate AwardCompleting a master's degree in Peace, Mediation and Conflict Research
Break
16:55-17:15John Barton, Fulbright-University of Jyväskylä Graduate AwardCompleting a master's degree in Development, Education and International Cooperation
17:15-17:35Chase Friel, Fulbright-University of Turku Graduate AwardCompleting a master's degree in Inequalities, Interventions, and New Welfare State
Monday, March 18 at 16:00-17:55 - Education
Moderator: Elizabeth Radday, 2015-16 Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching Research Program; Director of School Services, EdAdvance
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16:05-16:25Jill Bue, Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching ResearchA Focus on Mathematical Understanding and Shrinking the Gap: Best Teaching Practices 6-12
16:25-16:45Ashley Pankratz, Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching ResearchFostering Professional Learning Networks for Educators to Reduce Rural Student Achievement Gaps
16:45-17:05Dawn Oler, Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching ResearchWhat the U.S. Can Learn From Finland About How Teaching Is Promoted as a Profession
Break
17:15-17:35Teresa Butler-Doran, Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching ResearchGlobal Citizens, Global Action: Students Taking Climate Action Across Borders
17:35-17:55Gloriana Trujillo, Core Fulbright Scholar ProgramHow Might Finnish Peruskoulu Pedagogical Best Practices Be Adapted for College and University Teaching?
Wednesday, March 27 at 16:00-17:55 - Interdisciplinary Session
Moderator: Linda H. Bram, 1993-94 U.S. Fulbright Fellow; Lecturer on Psychiatry, Cambridge Health Alliance/Harvard Medical School
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16:05-16:25Lucia Trimbur, Fulbright Bicentennial Chair in American StudiesThe Politics of Protest and Injury in Contemporary Sport
16:25-16:45Casey O'Donnell, Fulbright-Tampere University ScholarMaking Games Differently
16:45-17:05Stewart Crawford, Fulbright-Turku UAS ScholarVirtual Reality Modelling Within the Safety and Health Sciences Domains
Break
17:15-17:35Kirby Deater-Deckard, Fulbright-University of Turku ScholarIndividual Differences in Child and Family Development in Turku, Finland
17:35-17:55Sydney Erlikh, U.S. Fulbright FellowDelving Into the Culture and Artistic Process of Dancers With Intellectual Disability
Wednesday, April 10 at 16:00-17:35 - Business, Law, and Economics
Moderator: Dr. John Broussard, 2016-17 Fulbright-Hanken Distinguished Chair in Business and Economics; Professor and Director of the MS Online in Finance, University of Oklahoma, Norman
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16:05-16:25Peter Matthews, Fulbright-Aalto University Distinguished  ChairFrom Economic Distress to Democratic Regress?
16:25-16:45Terry Esper, Fulbright-Hanken Distinguished Chair in Business and EconomicsSupply Chain Management and Social Responsibility
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16:55-17:15Craig Crossley, Fulbright-Hanken Distinguished Chair in Business and EconomicsImproving Rigor and Relevance in Academic Research and Reducing the Research-Practice Gap Through Collaborative Workforce Analytics
17:15-17:35Justin Hughes, Fulbright-Hanken Distinguished Chair in Business and EconomicsUnderstanding the Development of the Copyright Economy in Finland and Nordic Countries
CV Catalog of the 2023-24 U.S. Fulbright Finland Grantees