Helsinki Institute of Sustainability Science (HELSUS) contributes to sustainability transformations of societies by means of inter- and transdisciplinary research and education. HELSUS co-creates knowledge through research, experiments, living labs and best practices for national and international policy, private sector and civil society. HELSUS forms an attractive international environment for researchers and facilitates partnerships in areas of research and innovations for the sustainable future.
About Helsinki Institute of Sustainability Science
Helsinki Institute of Sustainability Science is a new cross-faculty research unit in sustainability science within the University of...
Research at the Helsinki Institute of Sustainability Science approaches sustainability through several multidisciplinary themes.
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HELSUS forms an attractive international and interdisciplinary research community for professors and researchers working with ...
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Arctic Avenue to boost strategic cooperation between Stockholm and Helsinki
The University of Helsinki and Stockholm University have a strategic partnership since 2014 with a focus on Baltic Sea Research. To boost...
Salinated mine water at Talvivaara has significantly transformed the quality of water and biotic communities of Lake Jormasjärvi
Researchers from the University of Helsinki confirm that the significant effects of salinated mine water could extend far downstream of the lake...
Which is better for the environment, democracy or dictatorship?
An authoritarian system can efficiently tackle environmental problems the existence of which it acknowledges. However, it is bad at discerning...
Do cities really hold the key to solving the climate challenge?
UEP researchers participated in two recent Special Issues which explore the role of cities in tackling climate change.
Fighting biodiversity loss in Madagascar requires greater collaboration between researchers and managers
Protected area managers in the Global South struggle with knowledge gaps, not benefitting from scientific research carried out in their areas.
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