Courses, general competence studies and other events


LUOVA Orientation (LUOVA-001)
For more information about LUOVA orientation please contact the LUOVA office (luova-info(at)

Making Science Matter (LUOVA-407)
Time: 29 October-1 November
Place: Ekenäs herrgåd, Sweden
Organisers: Mar Cabeza & Tomas Roslin
Registration via e-form open from 6th - 20th September

Introduction to GAM and GAMM in R (LUOVA-304)
Time: 11-15 November
Place: Helsinki
Teachers: Highland Statistics
Registration open in WebOodi from 12th August - 18th September

Molecular Species Identification (LUOVA-306)
Time: 25-29 November
Place: Helsinki
Teachers: Eero Vesterinen (University of Turku) & Helena Wirta (University of Helsinki)
Registration open in WebOodi from 30th September - 30th October

LUOVA Writing Retreat (LUOVA-410)
Time: 11-13 December
Place: Tvärminne Zoological Station
Teachers: Janne Soininen & Aleksi Lehikoinen
Registration open in WebOodi from 1st - 31st October

Ongoing and past courses

LUOVA Career Seminar
Monday 11th February 2019
Seminar room 5404, Biocentre 3 (Viikinkaari 1)
Cheese & wine provided
Organising team headed by Sinikka Robinson & Marju Prass

Spring Symposium 2019
4th - 6th March 2019
Korona Info Centre (Viikinkaari 11)
Organising team headed by Mikko Kivikoski & Andrew House
More information coming later in the year