Kirsi Aaltola

Research Team Leader

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20172020

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Personal profile

Expertise area

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/Academic qualification

EDUCATION, Master, University of Jyväskylä

20072014

HUMANITIES AND ARTS, Doctorate, University of Jyväskylä

2015 → …

External positions

Senior Manager for Research, Laurea University of Applied Sciences

20142019

Project researcher, Centria University of Applied Sciences

Mar 2009Sep 2009

Training Officer (several positions)

20092014

Client Manager

20052009

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Projects

Research Output

  • 2 Chapter or book article
  • 2 Conference article in proceedings
  • 1 Article

New Technologies Shaping Learning?: AR Learning Experiences and Integration Model

Aaltola, K., May 2020, Cognitive and Affective Perspectives on Immersive Technology in Education: Advances in Educational Technologies and Instructional Design. Zheng, R. Z. (ed.). IGI Global, 20 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter or book articleScientificpeer-review

  • Utilising Experiential and Organizational Learning Theories to Improve Human Performance in Cyber Training

    Aaltola, K. & Taitto, P., 2019, In : Information & Security: An International Journal. 43, 2

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

    Open Access
  • Opportunities for Strategic Public Relations – Evaluation of International Research and Innovation Project Dissemination

    Henriksson, K., Ruoslahti, H. & Aaltola, K., 24 Sep 2018, Public Relations and the Power of Creativity. Emerald Publishing Limited, Vol. 3. p. 197-214 (Advances in Public Relations and Communication Management, Vol. 3).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter or book articleScientificpeer-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 proceedingConference article in proceedingsScientificpeer-review

    Open Access
  • Model for effective integration between research, work life and higher education in international security studies

    Hyttinen, 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 proceedingConference article in proceedingsScientificpeer-review

    Open Access
  • 3 Citations (Scopus)