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I am a doctoral student in Information Studies and Minorities Reserach Profile at Åbo Akademi University, Finland, under the supervison of Professor Gunilla Widén and teacher Eeva-Liisa Eskola. My dissertation research is a qualitative study on information practices and socio-cultural challenges of women refugees in integration in Sweden. The research methods I am using are the participant observation, semi-structured interviews and focus group discussions. 

My research interests include information practices, information landsacpe, cultural landscape, socio-cultural aspects, forced migration, refugees, and integration. Recently, I have developed interest in exploring the impact of covid-19 on information behavior of minority groups in Finland and Sweden. Previously, I have been working as a visiting researcher at University of Borås, Sweden and had the pleasure to learn and work with capable professors, researcher and doctoral students in the Swedish School of Library and Information Science. 

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Education/Academic qualification

Master, Masters in Information and Knowledge Management , Åbo Akademi University

1 Aug 20163 Apr 2018

Award Date: 3 Apr 2018

Bachelor, Bachelor of Honors (Accounting and Finance), Nilai University

Award Date: 27 Oct 2010

Master, Masters in Business and Administrative (MBA), HELP University

1 Jan 201130 Oct 2012

External positions

Visiting Researcher, University of Borås

1 May 201930 Oct 2019


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