Annina Sofia Lattu

Visiting Predoctoral Fellow (Dez 2022-Jul 2024)

Annina Lattu is a Visiting Predoctoral Fellow at the Lise Meitner Research Group "China in the Global System of Science," led by Dr. Anna L. Ahlers. She is also a Doctoral Researcher at the Faculty of Management and Business at the Tampere University (Finland) and a Doctoral Candidate at the Graduate School of Education at Peking University (People’s Republic of China).

Annina researches open science practices in university-industry research collaboration in Finland and China. In addition, her research interests include universities’ role in sustainability transition and academic capitalism.

She is the winner of the Open Science Promoter Award 2022 from Tampere University and is actively involved in Finland’s “National Open Science and Research Coordination” expert panel, providing policy advice based on her research. Annina was granted the Hailiang Scholarship (海亮奖学⾦) and an outstanding student honor (学习优秀奖) for the academic year 2020-2021 in Peking University. In addition, she is a part of the steering group of Puistokatu 4 — a Space for Science and Hope, and coordinates the #ScienceForUkraine initiative in Finland.

Annina has a master’s degree in Economics and Business Administration from Aalto University’s Creative Sustainability Master’s Programme and bachelor’s degree in Economics and Business Administration from Turku School of Economics. As an entrepreneur, she has consulted various projects related to sustainability, fashion, and culture since 2013. From 2016–2018 Annina worked as an analyst and business developer at the Helsinki-based science communications agency Kaskas Media.


Open Science in University-Industry Research Collaboration in the EU and China


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Selected Publications

Mikkonen, Anna, Anne Kärki, Annina Sofia Lattu, Helena Puhakka-Tarvainen, Heli Lehtivuori, Inka Stormi, Leo Lahti, Maria Söderholm, and Seliina Päällysaho (2022). Avoimen tieteen suositus sekä tarkistuslista tutkimusorganisaatioiden ja yritysten…

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Cai, Yuzhuo and Annina Sofia Lattu (2021). “Triple Helix or Quadruple Helix: Which Model of Innovation to Choose for Empirical Studies?” Minerva 60: 257–280.

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Aaltonen, Mari, Nina Edgren-Henrichson, Minttu Jaakkola, Leena Kaakinen, Pälvi Kaiponen, Kalle Korhonen, Kaisa Kulkki, Mikael Laakso, Jaana Lamberg, Annina Sofia Lattu, Pekka Nygren, Sami Syrjämäki, Jussi Varkemaa, and Timo Vilen (2021)…

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Lattu, Annina Sofia and Yuzhuo Cai (2020). “Tensions in the Sustainability of Higher Education—The Case of Finnish Universities.” Sustainability 12 (5).

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Past Events


Open Science in University–Industry Research Collaboration in China: State of Affairs at the Policy-Level and Preliminary Evidence From the Field


Presentations, Talks, & Teaching Activities

Open science practices in university-industry research collaboration in Finland – on the level of passion not yet practice

Finnish Science Studies Symposium, Tampere University, Peking University

MARIHE lecture: How to utilize social media, when working in the higher education field?

Master in Research and Innovation in Higher Education - MARIHE (Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree), Tampere University

Higher education institutions and higher education as a research subject

Study Programme in Administration and Management of Higher Education (KOHA), Tampere University

Critical Reflections on the Entrepreneurial University

Triple Helix Conference 2021, Tampere University, Peking University

Institutional logics of Open Science

Nordic Science and Technology Studies Conference 2021, Tampere University, Peking University