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What is new in environmental research and teaching?

Sustainability Science Day 2017: Pathways towards Sustainability Transformation May 11-12 2017

Helsinki Institute of Sustainability Science, HELSUS, www-pages published! Have a look at the activities of the new institute!

Steps towards Helsinki Sustainability Science Centre: invitation to contribute to the scientific planning. Series of four seminars discussing about different aspects of sustainability science will be organised fall 2016. The last session on science-policy interphase on November 29th!

New course in Ecosystem services starting is September:
An overview of ecosystem service theory and practice, 5 cr.

The course is aimed at providing a comprehensive understanding of the current ecosystem services research, which has rapidly become a key concept in the sustainability landscape. Masters and PhD students from any research backgrounds are welcome to attend the course. The course is particularly relevant for students dealing with interdisciplinary issues across economics, natural and social sciences.
>> Registration deadline is 26.08 in weboodi.

HENVI Science Day 2016 " Environmental vulnerabilities in the globalizing world - How to adapt and manage change? on Tue 10th May 2016. The policy brief published


Are you interested in Food and Circular economy?

A recently published article in Sustainability- journal (open access) is based on discussions in HENVI Science Day 2015. Read more here:


Arctic research in the University of Helsinki -report now available! The UH conducted the survey on Arctic research and related activities in the UH on October 2014. The result of the survey are presented in the report that can be downloaded here.


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