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 ...
Social media data reveal where visitors to nature locations provide potential benefits or threats to biodiversity
Understanding how people use and experience important places for living nature is essential for effectively managing and monitoring human...
Should an oil spill take place in the Arctic, polar bears and marine birds would suffer the most
Climate change alone is subjecting Arctic nature to great pressure, which could make an oil spill occurring in this unique and sensitive region...
With people crowding into urban areas, how can cities protect themselves against climate change?
Climate change does not treat people equally. Sirkku Juhola, professor of urban environmental policy, studies how risks caused by climate change...
Sirkku Juhola: “Cities play a key role in battling climate change”
Climate change will have an impact on all of us. Sirkku Juhola, professor of urban environmental policy, studies how social measures and the...
Christopher Raymond seeks ways for citizens’ voices to be heard in environmental decision-making
The professor of sustainability science is interested in social values and community participation.
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