Steering Group

The Steering Group draws the outlines regarding the continual maintenance, development and evaluation criteria of Publication Forum, informing the background communities about the classification and appointing new Panellists at the end of the mandates of former Panels.

The Steering Group is composed of experts representing the academic disciplines as well as The National Library of Finland, Ministry of Education and Culture, Academy of Finland, Council for Finnish University Libraries, CSC – IT Centre for Science, Universities Finland UNIFI and Federation of Finnish Learned Societies (TSV). The Publication Forum Secretariat is responsible for the preparation and coordination of the Steering Group work.

The Steering Group is appointed by the TSV Board for a four-year mandate at a time.

Steering Group for period 2016–2019

President Prof. Keijo Hämäläinen (University of Jyväskylä / Federation of Finnish Learned Societies)

Vice president Jaakko Aspara (Hanken / Universities Finland UNIFI)
Professor emeritus Dennis Bamford (University of Helsinki / Natural and Medical Sciences)
Senior Adviser Jukka Haapamäki (Ministry of Education and Culture)
Information System Specialist Jyrki Ilva (The National Library of Finland)
Professor Satu Lahti (University of Turku / Medical and Health Sciences)
Library Director Riitta Lähdemäki (Council for Finnish University Libraries)
President Heikki Mannila (Academy of Finland)
Professor Kimmo Nuotio (University of Helsinki / Social Sciences)
Professor Tiina Onikki-Rantajääskö (University of Helsinki / Humanities)
Development Manager Hanna-Mari Puuska (CSC – IT Centre for Science)
Professor Risto Rinne (University of Turku / Social Sciences)
Professor Olli Silvén (University of Oulu / Engineering and Technology)

Head of Planning Janne Pölönen (Federation of Finnish Learned Societies)
Planning Officer Eeva Savolainen (Federation of Finnish Learned Societies)
Executive Director Lea Ryynänen-Karjalainen (Federation of Finnish Learned Societies)
Development manager Eeva Nyrövaara (Finlands universitet UNIFI rf)

Updated 25.4.2019