​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

LAB Innovation Park for students

LAB is targeting to become the most innovative campus in Finland and with this ambitious goal more research, development and innovation (RDI) projects are going to be founded and applied (LAB 2023). This opens up a lot of unique opportunities for students to participate, work and practice to create something new. RDI is also an […] The post LAB Innovation Park for students appeared first on LAB Focus.

Cultivating well-being through gratitude

How to be happier in life? Positive psychology suggests that in addition to addressing problems and challenges, it is also important to focus on building positive qualities and cultivating well-being. In search of recipes for happiness, positive psychology researchers investigated human virtues and strengths and various practices that enable people thriving (Seligman et al. 2005). […] The post Cultivating well-being through gratitude appeared first on LAB Focus.

Maritime transport goes green

Maritime transportation is responsible for over 80% of all goods traded globally but also causing close to 3% of greenhouse gas emissions (Hobley 2021). The reason is that fossil-based fuels have been the dominant choice for the industry since 1960 (Desjardin 2018). If the global population keeps growing, together with the number of middle-class […] The post Maritime transport goes green appeared first on LAB Focus.