INVEST Scientific Seminar III

02.11.2020 12:30 - 03.11.2020 15:00

Seminar Day 1 in Zoom:

Seminar Day 2 in Zoom:


Seminar Programme – Open to the INVEST community

The international INVEST Scientific Advisory Board is participating in the INVEST seminar. We have included an open feedback session to the programme. In this session, the members of the board will give us feedback based on the presentations.


Monday 2nd November

Join the seminar in Zoom:

12:30 – 12:45   Seminar Opening by the INVEST Flagship Research Leaders 

12:45 – 13:00   Sarah Malamut: Examining the Potential Mental Health Costs of Defending Victims of Bullying: A Longitudinal Analysis

13:00 – 13:15  Jussi Tervola: Smaller net or just fewer to catch? Disentangling the causes for varying extents of minimum income schemes

13:15 – 13:30  Outi Sarpila: Physical appearance and economic inequality: a survey method approach

13:30 – 13:45  Break

13:45 – 14:00  Claire Garandeau: VICARIOUS: Reducing bullying by increasing empathy

14:00 – 14:15  Katri Aaltonen: Retrenchment policies and financial burden of medicines. Results from population surveys in 2015 and 2017

14:15 – 14.30  Marjo Kurki: Telephone-assisted parent training in specialized child and family   services during COVID-19

14:30 – 14:45  Hannu Lehti: Family background and learning outcomes in Finland according to PISA- and register data


Tuesday 3rd November

Join the seminar in Zoom:

9:00 – 10:45   INVEST Impact workshop: From INVEST research to impact: what is it and how do we achieve INVEST goals?

During the workshop you will learn how to identify, plan for, encourage and evidence our research impact. The workshop consists of an introduction followed by an interactive activity session. The workshop will cover: What impact is (and why we care); planning INVEST research impact (sub-goals by research themes); and evidencing our impact (indicator development, data collection and analysis, resources and support needed).

10:45 – 11:00  Break

11:00 – 11:30  Christina Salmivalli, Juuso Repo and Jessica Trach: COVID-19: Our contributions and conclusions

11:30– 12:00   André Sourander, Marika Jalovaara, Elina Kilpi-Jakonen, Claire Garandeau and David Gyllenberg: Centre of Excellence on Crises across Individual Life Courses and in Society

12:00 – 12:15   Jani Erola and Christina Salmivalli: Academy of Finland Profiling application Profi 6: Social experiment and interventions hub (INVESThub)

12:15 – 13:00  Lunch Break

13:00 – 13:15  Maria Vaalavuo: Neighbourhood Effects on Psychiatric Disorders in Adolescence: Moderating Impact of Family Background

13:15 – 13:30  Katja Toivonen and Kati Grandlund: Developing Digital Training Program for Day Care Personnel

13:30 – 13:45  Hye Won Kwon: Are Gritty People Happier than Others? Evidence from the United States and South Korea

13:45 – 14:00  Break

14:00 – 14:15  Hanna-Maria Matinolli: Population based screening in RCT to examine the effectiveness of iCBT for antenatal depression

14:15 – 14:30  Satu Helske: Predicting early work participation patterns: Contribution of the timing of labour market entry and social and health-related predictors

14:30 – 15:00  Marika Jalovaara: Parity disparity: Educational differences in Nordic fertility across parities and number of reproductive partners

15:00 – 15:05  Way Forward by Director Jani Erola


Rescheduled for December, more information will follow: SAB Feedback – Open Session: Feedback from the members of the INVEST Scientific Advisory Board


Contact information: Project Manager Erika Lilja, Research Coordinator Mari Leino, University of Turku,