Loivaranta, T. (2023). Geographies of knowledge creation in forest rights claims-making processes among Indigenous communities in Central India. Land Use Policy131, 106741.

Makkonen, T., Inkinen, T. & S. Rautiainen (2023). Mapping spatio-temporal variations of shrinkage in Finland. Fennia – International Journal of Geography, 200:2.

Jauhiainen, Jussi S. (2023). Collaboration and knowledge creation processes through co-authored scientific articles between Africa, Sweden and Finland. Nordic Journal of African Studies 32:2, pp. 130–152.

Jauhiainen, Jussi S. (2023). Co-authored scientific articles as research collaboration outputs between the European Union and Africa: The case of Finland. Fennia – International Journal of Geography 201:1.

Jauhiainen, Jussi S., Krohn, Claudia & Junnila, Johanna (2023). Metaverse and sustainability: Systematic review of scientific publications until 2022 and beyond. Sustainability 15, 346, 20 pp.

Jauhiainen, Jussi S. & Vorobeva, Ekaterina (2023). Syrian refugees and other Syrian forced migrants in Jordan: Forms of capital approach. British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies 50:2, pp. 281–299.

Nyyssönen, T., Heimo, O., Helle, S., Lehtonen, T., Mäkilä, T. and Jauhiainen, J. (2023). Anonymous collaboration in the metaverse. Human-Centered Metaverse and Digital Environments, Vol. 99, pp. 1–10.

Resmini, Andrea, Lindenfalk, Bertil & Jauhiainen, Jussi S. (2023). Being elsewhere: an information architecture approach to the design of a sense of presence in XR environments. In HCII 2023 Conference Proceedings. LNCS 140133, Vol 3. Springer, Berlin.

Vorobeva, Ekaterina & Jauhiainen, Jussi S. (2023). Transnationalism and belonging: National identity negotiations and their outcomes. Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies.


Hautala, J., & Jauhiainen, J. S. (2022). Co-creating Knowledge with Robots: System, Synthesis, and Symbiosis. Journal of the Knowledge Economy, 1-21.  DOI:

Jauhiainen, Jussi S., Özcürümez, Saime & Tursun, Özgün (2022). Internet and social media uses, digital divides and digitally mediated transnationalism in forced migration: Syrians in Turkey. Global Networks 22(2), pp. 197–210

Tedeschi, Miriam, Vorobeva, Ekaterina & Jauhiainen, Jussi S. (2022). Transnationalism: current debates and new perspectives. GeoJournal 87, pp. 603–619.

Vorobeva, Ekaterina, Jauhiainen, Jussi S. & Tammaru, Tiit (2022). Language, networks and virtual transnationalism: The case of Russian speakers from Estonia living in Finland. International Migration 60(6), pp. 129–147.

Wingström, R., Hautala, J., & Lundman, R. (2022). Redefining Creativity in the Era of AI? Perspectives of Computer Scientists and New Media Artists. Creativity Research Journal, 1-17.


Doh, P. S., Jauhiainen, S. & Boohene, R. (2021). The synergistic role of academic entrepreneurship patterns in entrepreneurial university transformation: Analysis across three African sub-regions. African Journal of Science, Technology, Innovation and Development. DOI: 10.1080/20421338.2021.1943815

Goddard , M., […], Inkinen, T., […] & Dallimer, M. (2021). A global horizon scan of the future impacts of robotics and autonomous systems on urban ecosystems. Nature Ecology & Evolution, 5: 219–231. DOI: 10.1038/s41559-020-01358-z

Heino, H. (2021). Knowledge Creation and Mobility in and through Futures Workshops. Futures & Foresight Science 2021; e63. DOI: 10.1002/ffo2.63

Heino, H. & Hautala, J. (2021). Mobile Futures Knowledge: From Research Policy to Research and Public Policy? Geoforum 118, 83–92. DOI: 10.1016/j.geoforum.2020.12.007

Hooli, L. J. (2021). Private-sector innovation processes in development cooperation: perspectives from Finnish technology enterprises. Innovation and Development. DOI: 10.1080/2157930X.2021.1979719

Inkinen, T., Helminen, R., & Saarikoski, J. (2021). Technological trajectories and scenarios in seaport digitalization. Research in Transportation Business & Management, 100633. DOI: 10.1016/j.rtbm.2021.100633

Inkinen, T., Yigitcanlar, T., & Wilson, M. (Eds.). (2021). Smart Cities and Innovative Urban Technologies. Routledge.

Jauhiainen, J. S. (2021). Entrepreneurship and innovation events during the COVID-19 pandemic: The user preferences of VirBELA virtual 3D platform at the SHIFT event organized in Finland. Sustainability, 13(7): 3802. DOI:

Jauhiainen, J. S. & Tedeschi, M. (2021). Undocumented Migrants and their Everyday Lives. The Case of Finland. 190 pp. Routledge, London. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-68414-3

Lundén, J., Kosola, M., Kiuru, J., Kaskela, J., & Inkinen, T. (2021). Disclosed restaurant inspection results on food safety show regional and local differences in Finland. Food Control, 119, 107462. DOI: 10.1016/j.foodcont.2020.107462

Makkonen, T. & Inkinen, T. (2021). Systems of Environmental Innovation: Sectoral and Technological Perspectives on Ballast Water Treatment Systems. WMU Journal of Maritime Affairs. DOI: 10.1007/s13437-021-00226-2

Ojala, M.-L. & Hooli, L. (2021). Development Cooperation as a Knowledge Creation Process: Rhythmanalytical Approach to a Capacity‑Building Project in Zanzibar. The European Journal of Development Research. DOI: 10.1057/s41287-021-00378-0


Doh, P. S. & Jauhiainen J. S. (2020). Multilevel analysis of the factors and talent-building elements of aspiring African star scientists in their international scientific networks. African Journal of Science, Technology, Innovation and Development, 1-10.

Heino, H., & Jauhiainen, J. S. (2020). Immigration in the Strategies of Municipalities in Finland. Nordic Journal of Migration Research 10(3): 73–89. DOI: 10.33134/njmr.345

Jauhiainen, J. S. (2020). Biogeopolitics of COVID‐19: Asylum‐Related Migrants at the European Union Borderlands. Tijdschrift voor economische en sociale geografie111: 3 260-274.

Kettunen, P., Heino, H., Rasinkangas, J., & Jauhiainen, J. S. (2020). Addressing Local Sustainability: Strategic Thinking in the Making. Scandinavian Journal of Public Administration 24(2): 21-41.

Loivaranta, T. (2020). Post‐human lawscapes of Indigenous community forests in Central India. Geographical Journal 186288– 299.

Merisalo, M. & Jauhiainen, J. S. (2020) Asylum-Related Migrants’ Social-Media Use, Mobility Decisions, and Resilience. Journal of Immigrant & Refugee Studies, 1-15.

Silm, S., Jauhiainen, J. S., Raun, J. & Tiru, M. (2020). Temporary population mobilities between Estonia and Finland based on mobile phone data and the emergence of a cross-border region. European Planning Studies, 1-21.

Tedeschi, M., Vorobeva, E. & Jauhiainen, J. S. (2020). Transnationalism: Current debates and new perspectives. GeoJournal, 1-17.


Hautala, J. & Nordström, P. (2019). Creative city, mobility and creativity: Finnish artists in Berlin.  Mobilities 14(6): 859-874

Hautala, J. & Schmidt, S. (2019). Learning across distances: An international collaborative learning project between Berlin and Turku. Journal of Geography in Higher Education 43(2): 181–200.

Hautala, J. & Jauhiainen, J. S. (2019) Creativity-related mobilities of peripheral artists and scientists. GeoJournal 84(2): 381–394.

Hooli L., Jauhiainen, J.S., Järvi, A., Nkonoki E., Taajamaa, V. & Käyhkö, N. (2019). Contextualising innovation in Africa: Knowledge modes and actors in local innovation development. In IST-Africa Week Conference (IST-Africa) Proceedings, Nairobi, Kenya, 2019.

Jauhiainen, J. S. & Hooli, L. (2019). Innovation for Development in Africa. Routledge, New York.

Kettunen, P., Heino, H. & Sankala, I. (2019). Strategioista toiminnaksi? Kestävän kehityksen edistäminen paikallisella tasolla. Focus Localis 47(1), 26-43.

Ojala, M.-L. & Hautala, J. (2019). Knowledge creation rhythms in a science project in and beyond remote Ny-Ålesund in the Arctic. Polar Geography 42(1): 1–17.


Gómez, L., Wall, R., & Oinas, P. (2018). Foreign Investments in the Peripheral Global South. In: The State of African Cities 2018: The Geography of African Investment, ed. by Wall R. S, Maseland J., Rochelle K., and Spaliviero M.  London, UK: PDF Media Group, UN-Habitat and IHS-Erasmus University Rotterdam, pp. 320–322.

Hautala, J. & Ibert, O. (2018). Creativity in arts and science: collective processes from a spatial perspective. Environment and Planning A: Economy and Space 50(8): 1688–1696.

Hautala, J. (2018). Now together, next apart: Knowledge creation processes through repeated geographical dispersion. Geografiska Annaler: Human Geography 100(3): 220–243.

Hooli, L. & Jauhiainen, J. (2018). Building an innovation system and indigenous knowledge in Namibia. African Journal of Science, Technology, Innovation and Development, 10(2), 183–196.

Hooli, L. (2018). From warrior to beach-boy: Resilience of Maasai in Tanzanian tourism industry. In Cheer J & Lew A (eds.) Tourism, Resilience and Sustainability: Adapting to Social, Political and Economic Change, Routledge.


Hautala, J. & Höyssä, M. (2017). Knowledge rationales in human geography: economic, empowerment, policy and methodological. Norwegian Journal of Geography 71(5): 269–287.

Hooli, L. & Jauhiainen, J. (2017). Development Aid 2.0–Towards Innovation-Centric Development Co-operation: The Case of Finland in Southern Africa. In Cunningham P & Cunningham M (eds.): IST-Africa 2017 Conference Proceedings, IIMC.

Jauhiainen, J. & Hooli, L. (2017). Indigenous Knowledge and Developing Countries’ Innovation Systems: The Case of Namibia. International Journal of Innovation Studies 1(1): 89–106.


Chaminade, C. & Gómez, L. (2016). The changing geography of innovation: Technology driven investments ‘within’ the global South. In: The Global Innovation Index 2016. Winning with Global Innovation, ed. by Soumitra Dutta, Bruno Lanvin, and Sacha Wunsch-Vincent. Ithaca, Fontainebleau and Geneva: Cornell University, INSEAD and WIPO, pp. 81-89.

Hooli, L. (2016). Resilience of the poorest: coping strategies and indigenous knowledge to live with the floods in Northern Namibia. Regional Environmental Change 16(3): 695–707.


Ibert, O., Hautala, J. & Jauhiainen, J. S. (2015). From cluster to process? Geoforum 65: 323–327.

Hautala, J. (2015). Interaction in the artistic knowledge creation process: The case of artists in Finnish Lapland. Geoforum 65: 351–362.


Hautala, J. & Jauhiainen, J.S. (2014). Spatio-temporal processes of knowledge creation. Research Policy 43(4): 655–668.

PhD and MSc Theses

PhD Theses

Heino, H. (2021). Governing the future: Creation and mobilisation of futures knowledge in the context of urbanising society. University of Turku. Permanently available at:

Hooli, L. (2016). Adaptability, Transformation and Complex Changes in Namibia and Tanzania: Resilience and Innovation System Development in Local Communities. Unpublished PhD Thesis. University of Turku. Permanently available at:

MSc Theses

Haaranen Anniina (2019) Yritysvetoinen kehitysyhteistyö – Tapaustutkimuksena Suomen BEAM-ohjelma. Department of Geography and Geology, University of Turku.

Hillner Arla (2018) Resurssipohjainen aluekehittäminen: kohti kilpailukykyisempää Lahden kaupunkiseutua. Department of Geography and Geology, University of Turku.

Hämäläinen Ismo (2019) Kohti tekoälyajan älykkäitä kaupunkeja: älykkään kaupungin diskursit Suomen kuntien strategioissa. Department of Geography and Geology, University of Turku.

Jaakkola Lari (2018) Startup-yrityshautomon toiminta tiedon jalostamisen maantieteen näkökulmasta – tapaustutkimus Salosta. Department of Geography and Geology, University of Turku.

Kiviharju, Veera (2021) Tekoälyn eettiset kysymykset Suomessa ja Singaporessa : hallinnon linjauksista tekoälyn kehittäjien näkemyksiin. Department of Geography and Geology, University of Turku.

Mehtälä Irene (2013) Suomalaisen kehityspolitiikan uusia tuulia: Innovaatioista kehitykseen? Tapaustutkimuksena Southern Africa Innovation Support Programme. Department of Geography and Geology, University of Turku.

Niskanen Suvi (2020) Tulevaisuustiedon tuottaminen ja hyödyntäminen kaupunkien suunnittelussa: tapaustutkimus URMI- ja BEMINE-hankkeiden tulevaisuustyöpajasta. Department of Geography and Geology, University of Turku.

Ojala Minna-Liina (2015) Another day at the beach. Everyday Rhythms of Place and Bodies, Experienced at a Tourism-influenced Beach in Zanzibar, Tanzania. Department of Geography and Geology, University of Turku.

Salo Hanna (2019) Implementing Green Innovations and Ecodesign in Companies – Differences among the Nordic textile and IT sectors. Department of Geography and Geology, University of Turku.

Sormunen Johanna (2017) Yhteishallintaa Hammastunturilla? Akwe: Kon – ohjeiden vaikutus Hammastunturin erämaa-alueen hallintaan. Department of Geography and Geology, University of Turku.

Wingström Roosa (2019) Innovation in the Development Cooperation Framework: Case Study of Finland and Sweden. Department of Geography and Geology, University of Turku.