Academic Self-Defense Event


The Helsinki University Association of Researchers and Teachers (HUART) invites you to a webinar on 20 April 16.00-18.00. The event focuses on the grant-funded researchers and gives information on their rights and duties.

Sign up at latest by 18 April. The Zoom link of the webinar will be sent to participants on April 19.

Sign up here




16:00 – 16:05 Welcome and opening of the event

Syed Ashraful Alam (HUART)


16:05 – 16:30 Grant researcher’s working conditions

Miia Ijäs-Idrobo (FUURT)


16:30 – 16:40 Benefits of HUART/Union membership for international members

Thomas Hackman (HUART)


16:40 – 17:05 Grant researchers’ contract and wellbeing issues

Hannamari Helander & Hanna Lotti (University of Helsinki HR Services)


17.05 – 17.10 BREAK


17:10 – 17:35 MELA Insurance cover for grant recipients

Ari Jouhki & Minna Isoksela-Valkola (Mela)


17:35 – 18:00  Questions and Answers