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 ...
Salmon are shrinking and it shows in their genes
The gene version that tells salmon to mature at a later age and thus grow bigger is becoming less common, while the version that urges them to...
A farewell to hunger? Nitrogen-fixing plants boost healthier crops in Ethiopia
Farmers in Ethiopia have experimented with nitrogen-fixing leguminous plants in order to increase their crop yields. The grain yield results...
Jointly funded professorship in environmental research to be re-established for the Lammi Biological Station
A professorship funded by the City of Hämeenlinna, the Regional Council of Häme, the Vanajavesi Foundation and the University of Helsinki will...
New bold ideas presented by the Nordic City Challenge for developing Kulbanekvarteret area in Copenhagen
Imagine a meeting point with an outdoor library, green walls, or a lighthouse powered by cycling. Or think about a memory trail showcasing...
Emmi Nieminen receives 2017 dissertation award from Faculty of Agriculture and Forestry
The award-winning dissertation brings the economic study of fishery management towards an ecosystem-based approach.
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