Fanny Vainionpää

Fanny Vainionpää

Fanny Vainionpää is postdoctoral researcher in the INTERACT research unit. She is interested in societal and social change that comes with ICT development. The research themes fall under sustainable technology development and use. She is currently working in the AI-REG project where the focus is on ambiguity that arises from the European Artificial Intelligence Act proposal.

In her PhD thesis Fanny looked into the underlrying reasons for why so few women choose IT careers. She worked in the ESR funded LUNO project that aimed to make IT more familiar to upper secondary school students and later in a follow-up project, TIKO-silta, where the aim is to develop a model for collaboration between secondary and higher education in the context of information processing science.

Fanny has discussed her research in media

Research interests

  • Information Systems, Technology Design and Use, Sustainability, Inclusion, Societal Change

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INTERACT Research Unit
PO Box 8000
FI-90014 University of Oulu