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What is new in environmental research and teaching?

  • We invite Master's Degree students to participate in HENVI Special course and Workshop on Circular Economy and Sustainable Food Systems ( 4 ECTS). We work in three interdisciplinary groups with themes in environmental policy and food, socio-cultural aspects and consumers, food waste and management. Read more and enrol 1 Feb - 2 Mar

  • Helsinki University Center for Environment is now calling applications for a SUSTAINABILITY SCIENCE FELLOW (Senior Researcher). The sustainability science fellowship is established to reinforce the competence of the UH to better answer the grand challenges of today: climate change, deterioration of biodiversity, urbanization, just to name a few. Answers to these complex problems are not found in narrow approaches, but via integrated thinking and interdisciplinary frameworks that are needed for innovative solutions. Apply and read more.


  • HENVI Science Day 2015: Towards Circular Economy – Designing a Closed Food Cycle. The aim of the day is to approach the concept of circular economy, apply it onto the sustainable food production and discuss future trends and challenges from the interdisciplinary perspective. The event targets researchers, students, policy-makers and representatives from the private sector. Science Day will take place on 21st April, 2015 in Helsinki, Minerva-Tori. See the program and register!


  • New HENVI research programs 2015 annouced! Starting from 2015 two new HENVI research program will be investigating environmental vulnerability, social resilience and multi-scale governance as well as potential of continuous cover forestry for climate change mitigation, wood pro-duction and biodiversity protection. Read more

  • Students are welcome to participate in DENVI seminar 26 Nov and gain 1 cr. by writing summaries. Read more

  • DENVI Seminar 26th Nov: Urban Sustainability - Climate Change and Ecosystem Services, with the keynote speech by Dr. David C. Major from the Columbia University, NY, following with DENVI students presentations.. Read more

  • FINAL SEMINAR 20th Nov: Interdisciplinary Environmental Research on Urban environment, Forest-Climate Interactions and Baltic Sea – Challenges and Solutions. HENVI research programs (2011-2014) present final results and findings based on interdisciplinary collaboration!. Read more

  • Open keynote lectures: Solving environmental problems by applying new socio-ecological approaches - keynote lectures on transition theory, political ecology, resilience, and ecosystem services!! ! Read more

  • Call for Interdisciplinary Environmental Research Programs! Call closed on August 28th. Read more

  • Baltic Sea logoHENVI Science Days 2014: Past and Future Challenges in the Baltic Sea:
    Policy Brief available for download!

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