​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

Wicked problems can be solved through cooperation

People who share risks are open to collaboration. This has been concretized lately from several perspectives in Europe: we are united to support safety, to solve the energy crises and fight the climate crises. Complicated challenges or ‘wicked problems’ like these need to be solved together. If people would be able to solve them alone, […] The post Wicked problems can be solved through cooperation appeared first on LAB Focus.

Marketing game companies in game industry events

Game companies can market their studio and games by attending to the events and conferences where they can showcase their games at a booth. Minimum tools to showcase games at a booth is efficient laptop, but it is better to show them on bigger screen, because it will attract more people. It is also important […] The post Marketing game companies in game industry events appeared first on LAB Focus.

Music therapy – a non-medical treatment for depression

The World Health Organization estimates that over 300 million people globally have depression (Patrick & Connick 2019). According to WHO research, depression is a prevalent mental health problem affecting over 300 million individuals worldwide. Prolonged depression has also been a significant source of disability around the globe. Furthermore, severe depression has been linked to suicide, […] The post Music therapy <strong>– </strong>a non-medical treatment for depression appeared first on LAB Focus.