Research group


Tarja

Principal investigator

Tarja Knuuttila (Associate Professor, University of South Carolina; Research Associate, Academy of Finland Centre of Excellence in the Philosophy of the Social Sciences)

tarja.knuuttila@helsinki.fi
knuuttil@mailbox.sc.edu

Research interests: scientific modeling and representation, methodology of economics, philosophy of systems and synthetic biology, the commercialization of science, science and technology studies




Doctoral student

Tero Ijäs (M.A., University of Helsinki)

tero.ijas@helsinki.fi

Research interests: philosophy of systems and synthetic biology, design and modeling of biological systems, role of computational and experimental work in biology, interdisciplinarity, role and use of data in science, evolution and evolvability


Doctoral student

Petri Turunen (M.Sc., University of Helsinki)

petri.n.turunen@helsinki.fi

Research interests: philosophy of science,
scientific understanding and representation,
interdisciplinary dynamics in synthetic
biology, mathematical modeling



Rami

Doctoral student

Rami Koskinen (M.A., University of Helsinki)

rami.koskinen@helsinki.fi

Research interests: philosophy of science, philosophy of biology, logic, potential biological systems, biological bases of cognition and mind, multiple realizability, evolution and evolvability



Collaborating researcher

Miles MacLeod (Assistant Professor, University of Twente; Research Associate, Academy of Finland Centre of Excellence in the Philosophy of the Social Sciences)

m.a.j.macleod@utwente.nl

Research interests: interdisciplinarity and transdisciplinarity, model-based reasoning, computational modeling and simulation, kind concepts and natural kind theory, systems biology and evolutionary biology, developmental psychology



Research assistant

Leena Tulkki (B.A., University of Helsinki)

leena.tulkki@helsinki.fi

Research interests: philosophy of science, sociology of scientific knowledge, science communication, citizen science, interdisciplinary research practices