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Welcome to a public lecture by Happiness Professor Markku Ojanen!

Markku Ojanen

Happiness lecture by Markku Ojanen is going to be organized on

Wednesday 27th of January 2021 at 18.00-19.30 
At the Wasa Innovation Center (address Gerbyntie 18)

The registration for the event opens up later, but please save the date and mark the event to your calendar!

The webinar link is going to be published in the social media channels of City of Vaasa (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn) on the event date 27th of January 2021. The webinar is recorded and can be found from

Participate in the Facebook event here.


Onnellisuustutkija Markku Ojanen

Happiness researcher – Markku Ojanen

Markku Ojanen is a long-standing researcher of happiness. He is Professor Emeritus of Psychology at the University of Tampere. Markku has written 37 books on the subject, so he has a solid vision and knowledge of what makes a person happy and why and how people can invest in their own happiness.


Markku defines happiness:

“When a person is happy, they don’t have to remember the ‘good old days’ or think that the future will bring something better, since they are satisfied, grateful, and happy with what life brings right now."