Division of Biogeoscience
Division of Geology and Geochemistry
Division of Urban Geograpahy and Regional Studies
Study Office

P.O. Box 64
(Gustaf Hällströmin katu 2a)
FI-00014 University of Helsinki

Department Office
Institute of Seismology

P.O. Box 68
(Gustaf Hällströmin katu 2b)
FI-00014 University of Helsinki

phone +358 294 1911 (university exchange)
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Division of Urban Geography and Regional Studies

Kuva: Ville Rinne

The Division of Geography is located at the Kumpula campus, on the ground floor of the Physicum building, in the A-wing. Some of the divisions employees are situated in the Exactum buildning, in the C-wing, 4th floor.

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Academy research fellows

Postdoctoral Researchers

Järv, Olle, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Researcher
+358 2941 51056, 050 448 8856
Research: urban geography, accessibility, mobility analysis, geosocial media

PhD Students

Ahola, Susanna, M.Sc
Doctoral Student
+358 2941 50771
Research: urban geography, migration, housing

Heikinheimo Heikinheimo, Vuokko, M.Sc.
Doctoral Student
+358 2941 50760
Research: geoinformatics
Ponto Ponto, Heli, M.Sc
Doctoral Student
+358 2941 51044
Teaching: Urban geography
Research: Qualitative research
Stjernberg Stjernberg, Mats, M.Sc.
Doctoral Student
+358 2941 51214
Research: Urban geography

Tenkanen, Henrikki, M.Sc.
Doctoral Student
+358 2941 51066, +358 50 4484436
Research: accessibility, geoinformatics, social media, data mining, human presence, mobility analysis, transportation analysis, global / regional scale analysis

Weckroth Weckroth, Mikko, M.Sc.
Doctoral Student
+358 2941 51643
Research: Urban geography, housing, regional segregation, welfare studies, subjective wellbeing
kuva Zou, Xiaochen
visiting scholar