Tag Archives: Learning Environment

A quantum leap towards better and more productive indoor environments

A quantum leap towards better and more productive indoor environments

The RYM Indoor Environment Program implemented in 2011–2015 produced dozens of solutions based on multidisciplinary research which enhance the wellbeing, productivity, comfort and learning of space users in an ecologically sustainable way. Studies have shown that a good indoor environment and energy efficiency increase considerably the value of a property. Continue Reading

RYM Award 2014 goes to Professor Kirsti Lonka

RYM Award 2014 goes to Professor Kirsti Lonka

Kirsti Lonka, Professor of Educational Psychology at University of Helsinki, was the recipient of the RYM Award 2014. She and her research team have introduced world-class behavioral science and pedagogical expertise into the development and planning of different learning environments. Continue Reading

LAB FOR LEARNERS: Co-Creating New Learning Environments through Interdisciplinary Co-Design

LAB FOR LEARNERS: Co-Creating New Learning Environments through Interdisciplinary Co-Design

Students from London Royal College of Art (RCA), Aalto University and University of Helsinki have created together new vistas for the changing educational landscape. The two-week workshop between 25th August and 5th September brought together 14 students with different educational backgrounds over a project called Lab for Learners. They spent the first week in Otaniemi,… Continue Reading

UBIKO project nominated for best learning environment in the world

UBIKO project nominated for best learning environment in the world

The UBIKO project of the Oulu University Teacher Training School is among the top six contestants for the international Best Research and Practice Project Award. Its final placement will be decided at the EAPRIL2013 Conference in Switzerland at the end of November. UBIKO is closely related to research on the development of learning environments conducted… Continue Reading

An article on learning experiences is the most significant research publication of 2012

An article on learning experiences is the most significant research publication of 2012

“Doctoral students´ key learning experiences in the natural sciences” by Jenna Vekkaila, part of a doctoral dissertation, received the Emerald Literati Network Award for the Best Research Publication in 2012. The article chosen by Emerald Literati Network, one of the largest publication websites in the world, was written with support from the RYM Indoor Environment… Continue Reading