Doctoral programme on Inequalities, Interventions and New Welfare State (DPInvest)

Doctoral programme on Inequalities, Interventions and New Welfare State (DPInvest) is part of  is part of the University of Turku Graduate School (UTUGS). DPInvest includes doctoral candidates from two faculties (ie. social sciences and medicine) and three disciplines (ie. child psychiatry, psychology and sociology).

DPInvest is part of research flaship project INVEST, which aims at increasing wellbeing of Finnish society during childhood, youth and early adulthood and preventing psychosocial risks compromising such development through innovative interventions. INVEST will implement and test various universal and targeted interventions to improve the efficiency of the current welfare state institutions at critical points of the life course. INVEST will provide an outline for more efficient, just and affordable model of the Finnish welfare state for years to come.

Fortcoming open calls to the doctoral programme:

2.-20.3.2020. Studies begin: 1st of August 2020



The Direct of the Doctoral Programme:
professor Jani Erola

The Coordinator of the Doctoral Programme:
Vesa Rautio

Salaried positions 2019

Vacancies of salaried doctoral candidate position in in the Doctoral Programme on Inequalities, Interventions and New Welfare State (DPInvest) were granted for following applicants (call for application 2 September -20 September 2019):

Eskelinen, Niko (6 months in 2020)*
Heiskala, Laura (1 year in 2021)*
Johander, Erika (2 years in 2020-2021)*
Khanal, Prakash (4 months in 2020)*
Laaninen, Markus (6 months in 2020 and 12 months in 2021)*
Lahtinen, Oskari (6 months in 2020)*
Pruel, Margus (4 years starting 1.1.2020)*
Repo, Juuso (3 years starting 1.1.2020)*
Silwal, Sanju (4 months in 2020)*
Sucksdorff, Minna (4 months in 2020)*
Tuominen, Minna (1 year starting 2020)*

In reserve places
1.    Uotila, Jaakko*
2.    Lintunen, Lotta*
3.    Kumlander, Sonja*
4.    Kähäri, Antti*

*On condition they accept the study right they have been granted in the Doctoral Programme DPInvest.