Finland’s wetlands are an internationally significant archaeological repository
Finnish wetlands conceal a rich and diverse body of archaeological materials that provide evidence of the population dynamics, livelihood, and...
Digital analysis deciphers how the ancients thought
Together with her research group, Saana Svärd wants to find out what people living in the ancient Near East were thinking. They are turning to...
ERC grants to four researchers at the University of Helsinki
Three of the funded projects are at the Faculty of Arts, and one at the Faculty of Science and at the Faculty of Agriculture and Forestry.
Morphology Archives preserve forms of speech from 50 years ago
Are the conventions of spoken language same today as they were in the 1970s? For Finnish, the answer can be found in the Morphology Archives,...
Research goes to the movies at the Helsinki International Film Festival
The University of Helsinki is participating in Love&Anarchy, the Helsinki International Film Festival, with three researchers introducing three...
Indigenous storytelling is a new asset for biocultural conservation
Storytelling can help to guide better conservation actions in areas inhabited by indigenous communities worldwide, new research claims.
Immigrants believe in education despite difficulties
The choice of education at the upper-secondary stage is a bigger concern for young immigrants than it is for native Finns, indicates a study...
From the Researcher’s Pen
A dancer’s brain develops in a unique way
Music activates our deeper brain areas, but what happens in a dancer’s brain? Movement can trigger a flow state which makes way for an intuitive...