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Tampere University (Tuni)

Faculty of Management

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33014
Tampere
Finland
00358401904157
sirpa.virta@uta.fi
www.uta.fi
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Prof Sirpa Virta (Professor)

Field of Activity


4. HORIZONTAL ACTIVITIES
» Policy development
» Law enforcement

7. SOCIO-ECONOMIC SCIENCES AND THE HUMANITIES
» Social Sciences
» Political Sciences

Core competencies

Professor of Policing and Security Management, at the Tampere University. In addition, Adjunct Professor at Defence University, Helsinki. Main field: higher police education.
Multidisciplinary social scientific (political science, international relations, administrative science, security management, criminology) research on security and policing. Research group on security studies (political science, IR, administrative science) focuses for instance on security politics, policy-making and strategies (global, EU, national, local), security networks and public-private-people partnerships. In addition, active participation in governmental development working groups in Finland, EU-projects and scientific community, for instance Chair of permanent Working Group Crime, Science and Politics of the European Society of Criminology.

H2020 Research Focus

  • SU-INFRA02-2019: Security for smart and safe cities, including for public spaces
  • SU-DRS01-2018-2019-2020: Human factors, and social, societal, and organisational aspects for disaster-resilient societies
  • SU-FCT01-2018-2019-2020: Human factors, and social, societal, and organisational aspects to solve issues in fighting against crime and terrorism
  • SU-BES01-2018-2019-2020: Human factors, and social, societal, and organisational aspects of border and external security
  • SU-GM01-2018-2019-2020: Pan-European networks of practitioners and other actors in the field of security
  • SU-DS02-2020: Management of cyber-attacks and other risks

RTD Experience

 Project CoordinatorProject PartnerProject Acronyms
National Security Research Projects
Other Security Research Projects


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2012-08-22 / 2018-11-08