Our projects

See all our research projects as well as development and international co-operation projects.

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Project name Project time Funder
A classroom of one’s own
Nuppu Koivisto-Kaasik explores women piano teachers, intersectionality, and the gendered power structures of musical life in Helsinki and Tallinn between 1861 and 1924.
09/2022-08/2025

Academy of Finland

Abandoned Melodies
DMus Anne Elisabeth Piirainen, in cooperation with pianist DMus Kirill Kozlovski examine stylistic peculiarities in the compositions of the Krein family, analysing this neglected repertoire to the backdrop of the cultural development within the Soviet Union.
01/2021-12/2021

The Finnish Cultural Foundation

Active Acoustic Augmented Instruments
The project aims to create a seamless integration of acoustic and electronic sound into a single instrumental entity.
01/2015

Academy of Finland

Active Acoustics – Smart Audio objects at the Interface of the Material and the Digital
Academy of Finland Key Project by Otso Lähdeoja, targets the development of pioneering audio applications combining structure-borne sound and sensor technology into a set of Active Acoustic Objects at the interface of the material and the digital.
01/2016-12/2018

Academy of Finland

Aino and Heikki
The research examines Aino Ackté’s and Heikki Renvall’s correspondence.

The Alfred Kordelin Foundation

Alexandria Nova
Alexandria Nova network explores what the art of directing is and how it is taught. It is formed by seven study programmes of directing of different countries together with their partners.
09/2019-08/2022

Erasmus+ programme of the European Union

All the Truths We Cannot See: A Chernobyl Story
Follow the exceptional opera collaboration between Uniarts Helsinki’s Sibelius Academy and the USC Thornton School of Music.
01/2020-05/2022

Jane and Aatos Erkko Foundation

ArsADAPT – Artists for a sustainable future
ArsADAPT creates new approaches to music studies and musician's work by integrating the sustainable future agenda and related research into artistic work.
09/2022-05/2023
Artist-activist in post-fossil revolution
Marjatta Oja's research project (2018-2023) explores the empowerment of the artist.
01/2018-12/2023
Artistic Collaboration Project (ACO)
The collaborative and multidisciplinary course between Theatre Academy and Aalto University has been organised since 1994.
01/1994

Uniarts Helsinki’s Theatre Academy & Aalto University

Artistic Dialogue in Urban Environment
In her artistic research (2014-2021), Mari Martin makes art in urban environments in collaboration with others, while reflecting on and testing the concept of dialogue.
01/2014-12/2021

University of the Arts Helsinki, the Swedish Cultural Foundation in Finland & the City of Helsinki

Artistic Doctorates in Europe
Artistic Doctorates in Europe: Third cycle provision in Dance and Performance (ADiE) project is investigating Practice as Research (PaR) inquiries within research level degrees in Dance and Performance.

Erasmus+ programme of the European Union

Artwork – a better future for all through creativity
ARTWORK aims to expand the field of work for artists and raise increased awareness of the use of artistic methods for strengthening education and social initiatives.
01/2022-02/2023

Erasmus+ programme

Beautiful Past – Rethinking Stradivari Violins in the Aesthetics of European Neoclassicism (c. 1760-1814)
Research project (2015-2018) by Christina Linsenmeyer focuses on the canonization of Stradivari violins.
01/2015-12/2018

Academy of Finland

Black Ecologies: Performing Art in the Extraction Zone
The project aims to build artistic research methods to examine Extractivism and ecology.
09/2021-12/2024

The project is funded by Kone Foundation and the Academy of Fine Arts, Uniarts Helsinki.

Bodies in war, Bodies in Dance
The project researches rhythm, performance and emotions in Finnish military training and capoeira for refugees.
01/2017-12/2020

Academy of Finland

Breathing With
Research project (2020-2021) by Miriam Jakob and Jana Unmüßig explores breathing in choreography.
01/2020-12/2021

Senat Berlin

Cantatrices Achté
The research concentrates on a correspondence that reveals points of view on the conventions of opera culture.

Svenska Litteratursällskapet i Finland, the foundation of Emil Aaltonen & Oskar Öflunds Stiftelse

Caring for musically gifted children
This project explores how the politics of care in elite higher music institutions and certain educational “cults” could better support the education of children for music. The project seeks to support children gifted for music internationally, so that they can live as agentic and healthy individuals while pursuing desirable educational outcomes in caring ecosystems.
09/2022-08/2027

The Academy of Finland (Ref. 348591)

City as Space of Rules and Dreaming
The project funded by Kone Foundation (2021-2024) strengthens polyphony of urban space and thereby develops a more just city.
01/2021-12/2024

Kone Foundation

Classical Musicians’ Motivation to Practice During the COVID-19 Pandemic
The research is about the challenges that classically-trained musicians faced during the COVID-19 pandemic in Europe and Latin America.
01/2021-12/2022
Control and Tax: The Licensing and Taxing Systems of Music and Musicians in late Habsburg Prague, 1894–1918
The research project addresses neglected aspects of the music culture of Prague.

Otto A. Malm Foundation & Kone Foundation

Correspondence with the Past
Elina Saloranta's artistic research examines Finnish singer Elli Forssell.
Creative Dialogue
Creative Dialogue is an annual international workshop for young instrumentalist and composers to learn new repertoire and experience the creative dialogue between music and its performers.
01/2008
Curriculum as a policy instrument for educational (e)quality of music education in Finland
Research project (2018-) directed by Marja-Leena Juntunen examines issues related to the implementation of the music core curricula in Basic Education and Basic Education in the Arts.
01/2018

The Swedish Cultural Foundation in Finland, Svensk-Österbottniska samfundet & The Finnish Cultural Foundation

Dance Performance and Choreography – an artistic collaboration on digital platforms
Watch online projects by master’s degree students of Dance Performance and Choreography.
03/2020-04/2020
Data Ocean Theatre
The postdoctoral project continues Vincent Roumagnac's artistic research on re-ecologizing theatre.
Dialogue Generation for Radio Drama
The project explores the computational generation of dialogue for radio drama.
01/2016-12/2019

YLE – the Finnish Broadcasting Company, the Department of Computer Science and the Department of Finnish, Finno-Ugrian and Scandinavian Studies at the University of Helsinki

Digital Literature
The Digital Literature Project (di.ki) aims to increase knowledge about digital literature and to support creation of new works of art.
01/2021-12/2021

The Finnish Cultural Foundation and Promotion Center for Audiovisual Culture AVEK

EDUCase
The project aims to establish a platform for interdisciplinary collaborative arts projects that bring together artists and art professionals in Finland, Tanzania, and Mozambique.
01/2021-12/2024
Embodied Language Learning through the Arts (ELLA)
ELLA is a research project (2021-2024) funded by Kone foundation which investigates how embodied language learning through the arts may generate substantial change within communities.
01/2021-12/2024

Kone Foundation

Engraved in the Body: Ways of reading Finnish people’s memories from mental hospitals
Research project (2017-2020) by Kirsi Heimonen investigates different aspects of memories.
01/2017-12/2020

Kone Foundation

Equity in Composing
The Equity in Composing project (2019-) aims to reduce gender-based occupational segregation and to advance equal opportunities for participation in the field.
01/2019-11/2020

Wegeliuksen muistosäätiö, Musiikin edistämissäätiö (MES) & Suomen Säveltäjät ry

Expanding Reflexivity of Professional Education in Music in Times of Crises
The multidisciplinary and multi-methods research addresses the dramatic effects that the COVID-19 pandemic has had on the entire classical music industry and educational field.
01/2022-12/2022

Jenny and Antti Wihuri Foundation

Fair Sculpture
The Fair Sculpture project aims to bring more diversity into the Uniarts academies.
01/2022

Talent Boost

Fast45
FAST45 investigates alternative futures for institutions of higher arts education in Europe.
01/2021-12/2023

Erasmus+ programme of the European Union

Finland-Africa Platform for Innovation FAPI Pilot
A pedagogic research project exploring the socially innovative capacities of contextual / site-responsive art practice in the Nordic and Pan-African contexts.
09/2021-10/2024
Finnish National Ballet 100
Aino Kuokkanen researches the history of the Finnish National Ballet.

Niilo Helander Foundation
Jenny and Antti Wihuri Foundation
Finnish Cultural Foundation

Folk_ME – Folk Music Education for Future Generations
Folk_ME - Folk Music Education for Future Generations is an innovative education project, what targets public education.
10/2019-10/2021

Erasmus+ programme of the European Union

Food
Timo Heino's research project "Food" explores food from different perspectives.
01/2018-12/2020
Foreign Study Trips of Finnish Organists
The research project lead by Peter Peitsalo explores Finnish organ art.
Forgotten bagpipes
"Forgotten Bagpipes - The Redesign of the Säkkipilli in Finland" aims at rebuilding the musical instrument and reviving the Finnish Piping tradition
Future Songwriting
The research project by Heidi Partti creates an international network of music teacher educators and a hybrid space for reflection and planning.
01/2018-12/2020

Creative Europe programme of the European Union

FUTURED: Music teacher education for the future
The project's research objectives are to challenge the status quo of music teacher education in Norway, and to develop innovative and collaborative practices that could foster students’ collaborative, critical and democratic capacities.
01/2019-12/2022

Research Council of Norway

Global Music: SHUTTERSPEED –the play that never happened
Shutterspeed is a "radio play" album created in collaboration with the Porttiteatteri and the Global Music Department of Sibelius Academy, University of the Arts Helsinki.
03/2021-05/2021
Global Visions Through Mobilizing Networks: Co-Developing Intercultural Music Teacher Education in Finland, Israel and Nepal
The research project funded by the Academy of Finland (2015 - 2020) creates an international network of music teacher educators and a hybrid space for reflection and planning.
01/2015-12/2020

Academy of Finland

Grabando al caminar
Lea Kantonen researches the arts of indeginous people in Mexico. Grabando al caminar -project took place 2017-2018 and was funded by the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland.
01/2017-01/2018

Finnish Ministry for Foreign Affairs

Health, Narrative and the Arts
Health, Narrative and the Arts offers training in narrative skills for professionals in healthcare and social work.
01/2021

Jenny and Antti Wihuri Foundation

Health, wellbeing and disability narratives in the arts
The overarching aim of this inter-cultural academic collaboration is to challenge academic ableism in higher education.
01/2022-12/2024

The project is part of the SAFINET, the Southern African and Finnish Higher Education Institutions’ Network for Health and Wellbeing, within the Culture and Wellbeing sub-area. SAFINET is funded by the Ministry of Culture and Education in Finland.

How to Do Things with Performance?
What can be done with performance? What actualises when a performance takes place, when it is documented, and when it is written about?
01/2016-12/2021

Academy of Finland