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

Exchange on smart specialisation – building a smarter future

The Baltic Sea Region (BSR) has been active in developing smart specialisation (S3) and developing good practices related to green innovations. Cooperation has a long history, and a good example of working together around joint points of interests is the Baltic Sea Region Smart Specialiation Ecosystem project (BSR S3 Ecosystem). On the 22nd September 2021 […] The post Exchange on smart specialisation – building a smarter future appeared first on LAB Focus.

Managing Digital Transformation From a Capability Perspective

Digital transformation is all kinds of changes that happen by the presence of digital technologies (Hess et al. 2016; Nasiri et al. 2020a). The two most important characteristics of technologies that occur in digital transformation are borderless connectivity and quick changes. Borderless connectivity means that there is no restriction regarding time, place, and type of […] The post Managing Digital Transformation From a Capability Perspective appeared first on LAB Focus.

Vaccine Hesitancy: A Growing Challenge

Due to the COVID pandemic, vaccinations and vaccine hesitancy are on everyone’s lips all over the world. Vaccination is recognized as one of the most groundbreaking medical inventions. However, the changing perception of its safety and effectiveness has led to a growing number of people becoming more hesitant towards vaccines. Increase in outbreaks and decrease […] The post Vaccine Hesitancy: A Growing Challenge appeared first on LAB Focus.