The board of trustees of the Helsingin Sanomat Foundation has awarded three grants in total 365 487 euros.
The Helsingin Sanomat Foundation Innovation Contest Uutisraivaaja
The contest seeks ideas to improve and renew the distribution of information. The year 2018 will mark the fifthh time the contest has been held.
University of Jyväskylä, Department of Communication, Professor Mikko Villi
Incidental Media Consumption – A Comparative Study of How Consumers Access Media Content in Social Media
The comparative research project studies the interconnections and interpenetration of news, entertainment and technology in media consumption practices in five different countries: Argentina, Finland, Israel, Japan and US. The research objective concentrates on examining the dynamics of incidental media consumption and comparing media consumption in different cultural and geographical contexts. Qualitative and quantitative data will be collected through research interviews and online surveys.
Skolar Award 2018
Skolar Award is a project which supports young scientists’ prominent, novel and brave research idea and encourages young researchers all around the globe to communicate their work efficiently. In addition, the project’s goal is to help broad audience to understand what it means to do research and why it is significant especially today. Skolar Award showcases Nordic science communication and brings research to the spotlight. Skolar Award culminates with Slush start-up conference in 4.–5.12.2018.