Ira Virtanen



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Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 15 - Life on Land
  • SDG 17 - Partnerships for the Goals

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy

Award Date: 31 Mar 2015

External positions

Editor-in-Chief at Prologi

1 Jan 202131 Dec 2022


  • H Social Sciences (General)
  • Interpersonal communication
  • Supportive conversation
  • Social Support
  • Friendship
  • Relationships
  • Support seeking
  • Immediacy
  • Immersive
  • Parasocial Relationships
  • Parasocial Interaction
  • Public Speaking


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