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

LAB Focus

Peers and experts discussing circular economy

On 20‒22 April 2022, the 3rd Smart Cities in Smart Regions (SCSR) conference was held in Breda, the Netherlands. The conference was jointly organised by Avans University of Applied Sciences, Breda University of Applied Sciences, Urban Living Lab Breda, and LAB University of Applied Sciences. The international event connected together peers, practitioners, academics and experts […] The post Peers and experts discussing circular economy appeared first on LAB Focus.

COVID-19 drove people from indoors to outdoors

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, our daily life got interrupted and a whole new form of normal was launched. People were forced to stay at home and switch to remote working and ”COVID-19 proof” hobbies. In Finland, the level of lockdown was not as severe as it was in many other European countries, yet also […] The post COVID-19 drove people from indoors to outdoors appeared first on LAB Focus.

Policy development and support measures for circular economy in Päijät-Häme

During the final BIOREGIO interregional meeting in Nantes, France on 29.-30.3.2022, the focus was put on the policy overview related to bio-based circular economy in all partner regions. The Päijät-Häme policy situation was presented by Riika Kivelä and Katerina Medkova. Innovation, Skills and Sustainability in Päijät-Häme Finland’s regional and structural policy programme for the period […] The post Policy development and support measures for circular economy in Päijät-Häme appeared first on LAB Focus.