Publications

​Publishing at LAB University of Applied Sciences aims to improve and enhance knowledge sharing in multi-disciplinary research and development as well as innovation. LAB is committed to the principles of open access publishing.

LAB Open

LAB Open is an open access publishing platform which publishes articles and audiovisual materials by the staff, students and partners of the LAB University of Applied Sciences. The platform hosts two individual journals which are published continuously. Both journals accept and publish articles also in English.

LAB Focus Blogs

The blogs of LAB's four focus areas bring forth each focus area’s RDI and education activities.

Publication series

The LAB publication series publishes reports, monographs and compilations based on the RDI and higher education teaching activities at LAB.

All publications in the series are available online via Theseus.

About publishing in LAB

You can read more about LAB’s publishing activities from the LAB Guide to publishing and open science. The guide also offers information about open science, how to evaluate scholarly publications, and how to promote your research.

For any additional information or questions, please contact julkaisutatlab [dot] fi

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LAB Focus

Successful examples of regional circular economy strategies

Interregional cooperation between European regions boosts regional development and changes. The example set by Päijät-Häme region’s road map towards circular economy in Finland inspired the Spanish region of Castilla-La Mancha to develop a regional strategy for circular economy. The Päijät-Häme road map presents a pathway on how the region will change to a more sustainable […] The post Successful examples of regional circular economy strategies appeared first on LAB Focus.

Finnish PB Piloting Expands: Case Riihimäki

It is an exciting time to be working on participatory budgeting “PB” in Finland, as many municipalities are giving their inhabitants a stronger voice with it. LAB University of Applied Sciences (LAB) and Tampere University (TAU) support the process by working alongside the Finnish pilot municipalities.  OmaLahti PB, the first Finnish PB pilot of the […] The post Finnish PB Piloting Expands: Case Riihimäki appeared first on LAB Focus.

Developing Circularity and Citizen Involvement Interregionally

The 3rd Interregional Event of the Interreg Europe project CECI – Citizen Involvement in Circular Economy Implementation was originally planned to take place in Ostrava, Czech Republic. Instead, the event host, Moravian-Silesian Innovative Centre, organised a 3-day online CECI marathon on 4-6 November 2020.    DAY 1 – Presenting Ostrava & Workshop 1  The day was […] The post Developing Circularity and Citizen Involvement Interregionally appeared first on LAB Focus.