Professor Tomi Mäkelä appointed as Director of HiLIFE Helsinki Institute of Life Science
Professor Tomi Mäkelä's five-year term starts on 1 August.
Climate change can alter the impact of forest pathogens in trees
New research on projected climate changes from the University of Helsinki indicates that climate change has an alarming potential to increase...
Sustainability science seeks solutions for humankind’s main challenges
The Pathways to Sustainability Transformations event on 12 May 2017 brought the international top names in sustainability science to the...
Predators bite on the equator – researchers capture a global pattern in plasticine
University of Helsinki researchers have led an international cooperation project revealing the rates of predation from the polar regions to the...
Barley genome sequenced: a story of malting genes and vulnerable diversity
A ten-nation consortium has reported the first high-quality reference genome sequence of barley. Around the world, barley is an important cereal...
Study shows connection between teacher illness and classroom toxicity
For the first time, a connection between symptoms occurring in teachers and classroom indoor air toxicity has been proven in an extensive...
The next graduation ceremony will be held on Friday 7th April 2017
New graduates, celebrate your success! The Faculty of Agriculture and Forestry organises an annual graduation ceremony for all graduates...
Fermentation adds vitamin B12 to plant-based foods naturally
Vitamin B12 is naturally present in animal products, but it could be added to foods such as bread or yoghurt-type products through fermentation.