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Eva Heiskanen



2015- Research Director, Consumer Society Research Centre, University of Helsinki

2013-2015 Guest Professor, part-time, IIIEE Lund

2008-2014 Research Professor, National Consumer Research Centre

2003-2008 Senior Researcher, National Consumer Research Centre

2006- Docent, Aalto University School of Economics

2001 PhD, Organization and Management, Helsinki School of Economics and Business Administration

Research Interests

Human and organizational aspects of energy transitions, social appropriation of new technologies, role of consumers in sustainable development


energy transition, users, smart grid, energy efficiency & conservation, buildings, renewable energy, institutions, markets, change

Currens projects

Smart Energy Transition (Academy of Finland), Transition Intermediaries: Prosumers, Organisational renewal and Directed Consumer Energy choices (Academy of Finland)





Telephone: 013-28 10 00
Fax: 013-28 44 61

E-mail: eva.heiskanen@helsinki.fi

Department of Thematic Studies -
Technology and Social Change
Linköping university
SE-581 83 Linköping

Project activities


Technology and Social Change is an interdisciplinary research unit focusing on how social actors create and use technology, and how technical change is woven together with cultural patterns, daily life, politics, energy systems, learning, and the economy in history and society.

About Tema

The objective for Tema - The Department of Thematic Studies is to pursue excellent research and education at undergraduate and advanced levels relevant to society.

Child Studies
Gender Studies
Technology and social change
Environmental Change

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