Pauliina Vuorinen

Thesis title: Recreational Reading Behaviour in Everyday Life


I am a third-year PhD Student working on an interdisciplinary project between psychology and informatics.


MRes in Psychology, with Distinction (University of Aberdeen)

BSc in Psychology, First-class honours (University of Aberdeen)

Alan Berkeley Milne Prize in Psychology for the Best Thesis of 2018 in University of Aberdeen

Undergraduate teaching

Tutor for Psychology 2A and Psychology 2B in 2020-2021

Skills Centre writing tutor from 2020 onwards

Tutor for Informatics: Cognitive Science course in spring 2020

Postgraduate teaching

Teaching assistant to co-supervise an MSc student

Writing Tutor for MSc Informatics students in 2021

Research summary

My PhD research project is an interdisciplinary study of adults’ reading behaviour which incorporates both informatics and psychology. I am passionate about understanding both recreational and academic e-reading habits in the context of everyday life, and my research uses innovative, observational methodologies.