Awards and Honours

  • 2016 Broad band with a golden medal from Helsinki University Student Union (HYY), based on merits in university teaching and positive relations with students
  • 2014 RYM AWARD 2014 for interdisciplinary research merits
  • 2103 Founding Member (2013-) and President (2013-2014) of Teachers’ Academy of University of Helsinki
  • 2012 First Class Knight of the White Rose of Finland admitted by the President of the Republic Sauli Niinistö
  • 2012 Good Teacher “Magister Bonus” in 2012 (Vuoden opettaja, HYY) by  Student Union of University of Helsinki
  • 2012 “Communicator of the Year 2012 Award” (Vuoden viestijä 2012), University of Helsinki, Finland
  • 2009 Study Counselling Psychology Award (Opintopsykologiapalkinto) by the Finnish National Network of Study Counselling Psychologists (Suomen Opintopsykologiverkosto)
  • 2006 J.H. Bijtel Visiting Honorary Professor, University Medical Centre Groningen, University of Groningen, The Netherlands, 2006-2008
  • 1997 Nomination for the Outstanding Publication Award by EARLI Scientific Committee (European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction), Greece, Athens, 1997