Helsinki Institute of Sustainability Science
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 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.
HELSUS cooperates with several academic, public and private sector actors. Want to become a partner? Contact our team and find out more.
HELSUS forms an attractive international and interdisciplinary research community for professors and researchers working with ...
The properties of a promising stabiliser found in spruce can be adjusted using different extraction techniques
Spruce gum is a hemicellulose extracted from wood, which can be used to provide yoghurts, salad dressings, cosmetics and other products with a...
UEP doctoral thesis: Decisions to Adapt to Climate Change Involve Trade-offs, Maladaptation and Transformations in Nordic Agri-food Systems
Our doctoral candidate Janina Käyhkö will defend her thesis publicly on Wed 25.11. Her research analysis the ongoing climate adaptation in...
Strategic research grants worth several millions awarded to two projects with HELSUS members
Two research consortiums with HELSUS members received funding in the autumn 2020 Strategic Research Council funding call.
The first-ever insect vaccine helps bees stay healthy
The easily administered oral vaccine could keep pollinators safe from bacterial diseases and give invaluable support for food production...
The world’s first professorship in sustainable development in pharmacy planned at the University of Helsinki receives a substantial donation from students
The professorship, which is being established with the support of a fund, is aimed at strengthening sustainable development expertise in...
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