Projects per year
Kirsi M. Aaltola has studied educational science and information technology in University of Jyväskylä, Finland. She works as a research team leader (resilience of society) at the VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. She has led and coordinated several European Commission funded research and technology development projects with large organizational networks (e.g. “the European network of Cybersecurity centres and competence Hub for innovation and Operations", Improving the Effectiveness of Capabilities in EU conflict prevention” and “Gaming for Peace”). She has years of experiences in leadership and management positions. Moreover, she has designed and implementated training programs in the field of crisis management, peacebuilding and international leadership.
EDUCATION, Master, University of Jyväskylä
2007 → 2014
HUMANITIES AND ARTS, Doctorate, University of Jyväskylä
2015 → …
Senior Manager for Research, Laurea University of Applied Sciences2014 → 2019
Project researcher, Centria University of Applied SciencesMar 2009 → Sep 2009
Training Officer (several positions)2009 → 2014
Client Manager2005 → 2009
Cyber-MAR: Cyber preparedness actions for a holistic approach and awareness raising in the MARitime logistics supply chain
1/09/19 → 1/08/22
Project: EU project
1/09/19 → 31/08/22
Project: EU project
Aaltola, K., May 2020, Cognitive and Affective Perspectives on Immersive Technology in Education. Zheng, R. Z. (ed.). IGI Global, 20 p. (Advances in Educational Technologies and Instructional Design).
Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding › Chapter or book article › Scientific › peer-review
Applying resilience thinking in the design of innovative systems for border checks –a review of recent researchSalmela, L., Toivonen, S., Aaltola, K. & Lehtinen, S., 5 Nov 2020.
Research output: Contribution to conference › Conference Abstract › Scientific › peer-review
Human-centered design model in the development of online learning tools for international security training - CASE IECEU New Media based Learning Application (NMLA)Hyttinen, K., 1 Jan 2017, Proceedings of the 9th International Joint Conference on Knowledge Discovery, Knowledge Engineering and Knowledge Management: ISE. SciTePress, Vol. 3. p. 275-282 8 p.
Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding › Conference article in proceedings › Scientific › peer-reviewOpen Access
Model for effective integration between research, work life and higher education in international security studiesHyttinen, K., Ruoslahti, H. & Jokela, J., 2017, Proceedings of the 9th International Joint Conference on Knowledge Discovery, Knowledge Engineering and Knowledge Management. Liu, K., Salgado, A. C., Bernardino, J., Filipe, J. & Filipe, J. (eds.). SciTePress, Vol. 3. p. 299-306 8 p. 133034
Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding › Conference article in proceedings › Scientific › peer-review
Utilising Experiential and Organizational Learning Theories to Improve Human Performance in Cyber TrainingAaltola, K. & Taitto, P., 2019, In: Information & Security: An International Journal. 43, 2
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › Scientific › peer-reviewOpen Access