Awarded grants

The board of trustees of the Helsingin Sanomat Foundation has awarded three grants in total 365 487 euros.

 

 

 

Grants awarded in the meeting 21.3.2018

Grant €300,000

Subject
The Helsingin Sanomat Foundation Innovation Contest Uutisraivaaja

Grant
€300,000

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.

Grant €45,487

Grantee
University of Jyväskylä, Department of Communication, Professor Mikko Villi

Subject
Incidental Media Consumption – A Comparative Study of How Consumers Access Media Content in Social Media

Grant
€45,487

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.

Grant €20,000

Grantee
KasKas Media

Subject
Skolar Award 2018

Grant
€20,000

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.

Previously awarded grants, fellowships and donations