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Project guide for researchers: Services for employed researchers

Research Services

Management and development of the Research Services
Merja Sagulin, Head of Research Services
Phone. +358 50 590 6797

Applying for research funding
Tiia Saarinen, Senior Research Funding Advisor (SibA, CERADA, History Forum)
Phone: +358 40 860 9538

Kirsi Rinne, Advisor (TeaK, KuvA, CfAR)
Phone: +358 50 440 4150

Open science, ethical review
Riikka Palonkorpi, Advisor
Phone: +358 50 438 2789

History Forum, Academy of Finland Kick-off meetings
Johanna Rauhaniemi, Coordinator
Phone: +358 50 516 9339

CERADA, ArtsEqual
Karla-Maria Toiviainen, Coordinator
Phone: +358 46 921 1412
(Substitute for Tii Salminen 13.1.2020-30.4.2021)

Center for Artistic Research, Academy of Fine Arts
Michaela Bränn, Advisor
Phone: +358 40 631 3553

Theatre Academy
Riitta Pasanen-Willberg, Senior Advisor
Phone: +358 50 324 3566

Johanna Rauhaniemi, Coordinator
Phone: +358 50 516 9339

Library Services

Research training. Tailored courses on request.

E-materials and tools offered by the library and assistance in using them.

Assistance in using the HELDA database

Assistance in using ORCID and DMPTuuli and composing metadata.

After the project is finished, any literature purchased with its funding may be passed over to the library, in which case it becomes available to all Uniarts Helsinki users. Specialised literature that is primarily related to the research project is to be purchased using the project budget. The library may purchase some literature that can benefit the entire university, but these acquisitions should be agreed upon with the library in advance.

Maaria Harviainen, Senior Information Specialist
Phone: +358 40 710 4225

Harri Ollikainen, Information Specialist
Phone: +358 50 477 5445


Support in SoleCRIS

Reporting of research publications

Helena Haimi, Responsible planning manager
Phone: +35 40 710 4293

Academy of Fine Arts
Katariina Kivistö-Rahnasto, Planning manager
Phone: +358 45 6578264

Sibelius Academy
Tuula Kivistö, Expert
Phone: +358 40 710 4294

Theatre Academy
Teemu Sorsa, Planning officer
Phone: +358 50 567 2497

HR Services

Researcher recruitment support
Defining salaries
Employment contracts
Other employer tasks

Academy of Fine Arts
Maria Peltonen, Personnel Administrator
Phone: +358 40 860 9502

Sibelius Academy
Eija Heinola, Personnel Administrator
Phone: +358 50 526 2024

Anne Kilpeläinen, Personnel Administrator (support for recruitment)
Phone: +358 50 348 4539

Theatre Academy
Anna Kotka, Personnel Administrator
Phone: +358 400 792 055

CERADA, ArtsEqual, History Forum and Center for Artistic Research
Tiina Tuomikoski, Advisor
Phone: +358 40 710 4232

Maisa Mikkonen, Coordinator
Phone: +358 50 4481425

Travel guidelines, M2 Blue Travel system, CWT travel agency
Juho Kaitajärvi-Tiekso, Coordinator
Phone: +358 50 406 3016

Working time allocation

Reporting working hours in the SoleTM
Designated contact person for the project

Person-in-charge for the university-level SoleTM system
Miia Putkinen, Controller
Phone: +358 50 475 4395

Sanna Tossavainen, Controller
Phone: +358 50 346 7249

Financial Services

Planning and monitoring the use of funding
Help with interpreting the terms of the funding
Appying for payments, corrections to accounting
Assistance in reporting on finances

Kimmo Nurminen, Accounting Manager
Phone: +358 44 566 2615

Miia Putkinen, Controller
Phone: +358 50 475 4395

Sanna Tossavainen
Phone: +358 50 346 7249

Academy of Fine Arts
Marko Honkanen, Controller
Phone: +358 45 156 8723

Sibelius Academy
Maarit Leinikka, Controller
Phone: +358 46 923 0430

Theatre Academy
Jerry Ramstedt, Controller
Phone: +358 50 346 5812

Legal Services

Contractual matters for researchers
Jlulia Niinimäki, Lawyer
Phone: +358 50 469 7277

Copyright matters
Matters related to copyright transfer and copyright agreements

Maria Rehbinder, Copyright Attorney
Phone: +358 50 570 3396

IT Services

A computer, standard software and a mobile phone from the standard selection

Uniarts user ID and e-mail address

Storage and printing services

IT helpdesk for university systems and IT equipment

Juha Rosvall, IT Service Manager
Phone: +358 50 591 1453

Questions and service requests: or +358 294 47 2200


Communication Services

Communications materials and tools in Artsi

Communications training when necessary, assistance in writing a communications plan

Setting up a web page for a large project, training in its use, content consulting

Possible blogging opportunity, determined on a case-by-case basis

Support in using social media, media contacts

Heta Muurinen, Communications officer
Phone: +358 50 569 2904

Academy of Fine Arts
Reeta Holma, Advisor
Phone: +358 45 657 9347

Sibelius Academy
Karoliina Pirkkanen, Communications officer
Phone: +358 40 710 4319

Theatre Academy
Kristine Matilainen, Communications officer
Phone: +358 40 749 2020

Document Management

The purpose of the document management is used to direct the efficient use of the documents and information at the University of the Arts Helsinki and its academies. A larger societal mission is to promote transparent administration, individual legal protection, and preservation of Finnish culture and its research.

Taina Turpeinen, Expert
Phone: +358 40 860 9516

Katjuska Sandholm, Information Services Secretary
Phone: +358 50 387 7319

Facilities Services

Designated workspace or research room for project researcher.

Academy of Fine Arts and Theatre Academy
Matti Rautio, Head of Facilities
Phone: +358 45 636 1636

Sibelius Academy