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 ...
Protecting the Baltic Sea is not up to us alone – Climate change and societal developments also have an impact
Technological advances in energy production and urbanisation expedite the attainment of the current environmental objectives for the Baltic Sea...
Baltic Sea as a time machine for environmental change
With its brackish and shallow waters, the Baltic sea serves as a globally useful case study.
Constructing wooden multi-storey residential buildings requires good business models and new companies
Future occupants are interested to find out more about the materials used in construction and the special properties of wood. However, in the...
Glacial meltwaters cooled the Atlantic but caused warm European summers at the end of the last glacial
12 000 years ago North European summers could have been ten degrees warmer than previously thought. The similar situation, where weakened...
Professor Stephan Pflugmacher Lima – Plants could clean up our water
With the Green Liver method, we can purify almost any water. But even more helpful would be to prevent the pollution of our aquatic ecosystems...
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