Hanken Research Day

Hanken Research Day is a platform for researchers at Hanken to share their research with both colleagues and students at Hanken as well as with the general public.

Hanken Research Day is open to all interested, including media and the general public. Last year the event was arranged on 27 September 2019.

In 2019, Hanken Research Day

  •  let the seven research groups associated with Hanken's areas of strength and areas of high potential share their research to everyone
  •  showed you a 7 x 7 minute cross-section of research at Hanken
  •  cherished academic traditions by providing the venue for a new professors’ inaugural installation lecture: Gonul Colak.

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Detailed programme: 


13:30 Welcome – Dean of Research and Innovation Jaakko Aspara

13:45 Funding opportunities by Hanken Support Foundation – Ombudsman Paul Taimitarha

14:00 Research presentations – 4 Research groups x 7 minutes

  • Leadership style versus Human Resource Management systems – Which one to invest in?
    presented by Mats Ehrnrooth
  • Responsible management learning: Insights from student projects with companies
    presented by Martin Fougère
  • Copyright and the challenge of artificial creativity
    presented by Daniel Jongsma & Mikko Antikainen
  • What is humanitarian and societal logistics?
    presented by Wojciech Piotrowicz

14:40 Coffee break

15:00 Research presentations – 3 Research groups x 7 minutes

  • Competition and Regulation of Media Platforms
    presented by Jiekai Zhang
  • Organisation’s change despite different personal values
    presented by Virpi Sorsa
  • Social Capital and Accounting Conservatism
    presented by Mansoor Afzali

15:30 Inauguration of Professors – Professor Gonul Colak

  • The Economic Consequences of Political Uncertainty Across the Globe

Hanken Research Day-programmes from earlier years:


Hanken Research Day 2018 Programme


Hanken Research Day 2017 Programme.pdf





Hanken Research Day 2015_programme and abstratcs.pdf