The Global History of Free Ports researches the development and diffusion of the institution of the free port.
Archaeoacoustics project in Finland studies echoes at ancient rock art and offering sites.
We study how defects in actin cytoskeleton affect the physiological functions of cells using a range of biochemical and cell biological approaches.
We investigate atmospheric aerosol populations, interactions between aerosols, clouds and radiation, and associated feedback mechanisms.
Aerovirology and bioaerosols: Formation, dispersion and characterization
Agents of Enlightenment is a research project on the dissemination and reception of the Enlightenment in Scandinavia and the Baltic area 1740–1810.
The AGORA Centre coordinates and develops sociological, philosophical, cultural, historical and critical educational research and networks.
The JustDe research project examines the ways in which new spatial planning governance networks and traditional government practices are juxtaposed in a city-regional context.
Our main fields of research are agricultural economics and rural entrepreneurship, agricultural business economics, agricultural, rural and food policy, agricultural and food markets and agriculture and food security in the developing world.
CAMEOS research focuses on the Agricultural Monitoring using Earth Observation Services for Africa, building upon outcomes of existing EU projects.
Food production as based on sustained relationships between humans and the diversity of organisms maintaining the agroecosystem functioning.
The agrotechnology group develops future agricultural production systems of food, feed, and non-food, including energy- and resource-effective production, automation, and reduction of environmental impacts.
Algological Research Group is studying algae from versatile angles - we combine basic and applied research and try to understand how algae adapt to their environment and how this knowledge can be used when solving sustainability problems
Algorithmics bioinformatics research
Our group develops efficient and easily manageable data science systems and use them for novel applications.
AMRIWA (Antimicrobial Resistance in West Africa) is an interdisciplinary collaborative research project funded by the Academy of Finland and the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland.
Studying dialectical processes by which early empires shaped and were shaped by social and cognitive landscapes of conquered and threatened lands.
A research group studying the cognitive, emotional and pharmalogical interactions between the body and mind of animals.
Animal science at the University of Helsinki Viikki campus.
Animals make identities - an ERC funded archaeological research project at the University of Helsinki. Read more about the project here!
Aphasia research group explores problems of language and its use resulting from brain damage, usually in the left hemisphere.
In Aquatic Biogeochemistry Research Unit we study how the essential elements of life, carbon, nitrogen, phosphorus and silicon cycling are cycled.
Our research focuses on evolutionary developmental biology and secondary metabolism in Asteraceae mainly using Gerbera hybrida as our model organism.
Research on Atmosphere Biosphere Cryosphere Interactions
Research group on atmospheric aerosols at the University of Helsinki, Institute for Atmospheric and Earth System Research (INAR).
Our research objective is physical and chemical understanding of the atmospheric transformation of volatile organic emissions.
Research group investigating the functional networks of brain areas involved in auditory and visual proocessing, memory and attention.
Pirvola lab, auditory physiology: find our current research, people and publications related to cochlea and the central auditory system here.
Eskelinen group studies membrane dynamics during autophagosome biogenesis in mammalian cells.
Research focuses on the occurence of type 1 diabetes and celiac-disease in newborns.
Our group carries out scientific research on behaviour change, particularly its psychological and social aspects.
Behavioural responses to environmental change, causes mechanisms and consequences for individuals, populations, communities, ecosystems.
The Tvärminne Benthic Ecology Team’s research interests lie within benthic ecology, from basic science to more applied conservation and management issues.
We are experts in antimicrobial drug discovery, exploring new ways to confront the global challenge of emerging drug resistance amongst bacteria.
BioGeoClimate Modelling Lab studies spatio-temporal patterns and processes in the fields of biogeography, geomorphology, and climatology.
The Bioinformatics groups at the University of Helsinki represent several disciplines with a common goal of advancing life science research.
The Mustonen Group develops computational algorithms and theory to better understand evolution.
We study evolution; speciation, adaptation and host-microbe interactions in plants using statistical modeling and different -omics data sources.
The Biological Physics and Soft Matter Group focuses on the theory and modelling of biologically relevant soft and condensed matter systems.
Biological Image Analysis and Machine Learning Group is dedicated to find computational solutions to biological problems
The Biomolecular Chemistry research group has expertise in the synthesis and structural characterization of all classes of biomolecules and the research is devoted to solving challenges at the interface of chemistry, medicine and biology.
Molecular dynamics simulations and NMR experiments of lipids and proteins by Samuli Ollila group.
The biostatistics groups at University of Helsinki develop probabilistic and computational methods for essential life science applications.
Our project aims to study the influences of modern horse breeding on the genetic diversity by analyzing historical DNA samples from the end of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th century.
Juha Grönholm’s group focuses on primary immunodeficiency diseases and how inherited gene mutations affect immunological signaling pathways.
Päivi Saavalainen's group studies autoimmune diseases and chronic gastrointestinal inflammations, namely celiac disease and inflammatory bowel disease.
Development of novel platforms for cancer immunotherapy, IVT Lab, University of Helsinki, Faculty of Pharmacy
Research group at the Translational Immunology Research Program, University of Helsinki. Research on the human thymus, immune responses, and immunological tolerance.
Research towards advancement in pathogenesis, diagnosis and treatment of human infections and inflammatory diseases.
Research group of Susanna Fagerholm studying leukocyte beta2-integrin functions and regulation in health and disease.
Research Group studying Everyday Communication, Speech-Language Therapy Interaction, and Interventions in connection with Human Communication Disorders
International Forest Policy research group: evidence for forests and people, University of Helsinki, Finland
Achim lab research is focused on the transcriptional regulators of interneuron development in the vertebrate brain.
We study the role of intestinal bacteria in health/disease and the therapeutic possibilities of microbiota modulation by using fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) and therapeutic bacteria.
Intraparty competition or IntraComp is a political science research group at the University of Helsinki.
The inverse problems research group at the University of Helsinki does research in x-ray tomography, EIT, invisibility cloaking, and more.
The ion exchange group studies the separations of harmful or useful trace components like radionuclides, heavy metals or precious elements.
The diverse IT services of the university cover e-mail and workstations, support services for researchers and teachers, teaching and study rooms, extensive user support, information security, and much more. The shared IT services of the University of Hels
Caledonia hub is a transdisciplinary network for campus development, learning and participatory co-design. Find out more about our activities here.
The Ojala Lab is focused on making fundamental contributions to the fields of cancer biology, tumor microenvironment and virus-host cell interactions.
Our lab studies oncogene and tumor suppressor induced cancer-specific cellular programs, which cause therapeutic vulnerabilities in breast cancer.
Cancer Gene Therapy Group (CGTG) is a research group in University of Helsinki led by Professor Akseli Hemminki.
Hannes Lohi lab on the canine genetic research. Uncovering the genetic background of the hereditary diseases and behavioral characteristics of dogs.
Prof. Timo Repo's Catalysis and Green Chemistry (CatLab) research group at the University of Helsinki.
Poukkula Lab aims to understand how actin filament turnover is regulated in epithelial cells undergoing morphogenetic movements
Group Tojkander investigates how actomyosin structures are regulated by stromal changes in both healthy epithelia and in pathological conditions.
The Kilpinen research group works on human genomics and studies the cellular basis of brain-related disorders in stem cell models.
The Saarikangas lab is interested in the regulation of proteostasis and protein phase transitions during cellular adaptation, differentiation and aging.
Cellulose Chemistry research at the University of Helsinki
Barborič lab studies P-TEFb and CDK12/CycK CTD kinases that play essential roles in gene transcription by RNA Polymerase II.
CRADLE is a hub of academics and practitioners pursuing ground-breaking interventionist research since 1994.
The Consumer Society Research Centre studies the development of the consumer society from the perspectives of societal structures and consumers.
The Helsinki Centre for Intellectual History promotes the Research of Ideas across Disciplines, in and outside Finland.
The Centre for Nordic Studies (CENS) is a network for multidisciplinary research on the Nordic Region.
Academy of Finland Centre of Excellence in Complex Disease Genetics (CoECDG), Institute for Molecular Medicine Finland (FIMM), HiLIFE, University of Helsinki.
Welcome to MetaStem, The Centre of Excellence in Stem Cell Metabolism at the University of Helsinki, Finland. The Academy of Finland funded MetaStem was established in 2018, and has over 80 researchers in four research groups.
The CoE of Inverse Modelling and Imaging focuses on the study of nonlinear partial differential equations, geometry, and uncertainty quantification.
Web page of the project "Chunking in language: units of meaning and processing" led by professor Anna Mauranen at the University of Helsinki.
The Cicero Learning Network promotes cutting edge research on learning across the boundaries between diverse scientific fields.
The Backman and Niemi groups at the Department of Clinical Pharmacology (Kliininen farmakologia), University of Helsinki, study pharmacokinetics and pharmacogenetics of drugs
The Clinical Pharmacy Group at the University of Helsinki. Medication Safety, Optimizing Pharmacotherapy and Promoting Health.
Congitive and brain aging group aims to understand the pathways from protective and risk factors to old age cognition and brain health.
A world-leading international research group based in Helsinki, Finland exploring cognitive neuroscience of music, speech, and their neuroplasticity.
Developing ervice interoperability and management of dynamically formed collaborations for increased automation of inter-enterprise collaborations.
Collaborative Networking Group, Prof. Jussi Kangasharju, Department of Computer Science, University of Helsinki
The foci of our community relates to cultural and linguistic diversity, language and interaction, and corpus linguistics.
Maria Lasonen-Aarnio's ERC-funded project formulates a novel approach in epistemology, asking: How should we form and evaluate our beliefs?
Study of complement evasion strategies of cancer, pathogens and break of complement regulation in disease and injury
Ripatti group, complex disease genetics, FIMM, University of Helsinki
The Discovery Research Group works on artificial intelligence and data science, especially on computational creativity and data mining.
Computational Drug Discovery group - Xhaard laboratory, Drug Research Program (Faculty of Pharmacy)
Helsinki Computational History Group (COMHIS) is a multidisciplinary team that studies intellectual history. The work in the group is guided by methods from various different backgrounds ranging from modern data science to history.
Aittokallio's research group focuses on developing and applying integrated computational-experimental approaches to tackle biomedical question.
The Constraint Reasoning and Optimization group focuses on development and analysis of state-of-the-art decision, search, and optimization procedures.
Juha Sinisalo research group in Coronary disease conducts research from pathogenesis and immunogenetics to epidemiology and clinical drug trials.
COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2) pandemic
Crop Science proudly participates feeding the world in a sustainable manner - we make the difference
Crosslocations aims to understand changes in the relations between people and locations in the Mediterranean region.
Cultivating Expertise in Learning of Life Sciences (CELLS) - Advancing Learning and Teaching at University
The Cyanobacteria research group focuses on ecology, diversity and bioactive compound production of cyanobacteria.
Kudelma develops tools for comprehensive and systemic thinking to promote solutions to sustainability crisis.
A research group in Helsinki focusing on data science for understanding evolutionary processes.
Data Science Genetic Epidemiology Lab
The agile education research group (RAGE) studies approaches for data-driven continuous improvement in education.
DEMLANG studies the interrelatedness of sociocultural processes of democratization and mediatization, and language practices in Britain, 1700–1950.
Our research focuses on the regulation of GATA-family transcription factors in developmental disorders and cancer.
Research on the development of the musculoskeletal system and on the effects of the early host-microbe interactions on the developing immune system.
The Partanen group studies the diversity and early differentiation of the neurons in the brainstem, a center for regulation of mood, motivation and movement.
The Diabetes and Obesity Research Program is a top-quality Faculty of Medicine research environment comprising seven closely integrated research groups.
Lifespan development research at the University of Helsinki.
Our research focuses on understanding acquired and genetic causes of NAFLD as well as pathogenesis of both 'Metabolic NAFLD' and 'Genetic NAFLD'.
The goal of our current studies is to promote implementation of new decision-support technology, as well as improve the flow of information from basic research to the clinic.
Novel data sources and cutting-edge analyses to support sustainable spatial planning and decision making.
This project, funded by the European Research Council and directed by Marja Vierros, creates a new digital grammar of greek documentary papyri.
Digital Learning at Work or DigIT is a research group on digitalization in working life
A research community focused on diversity, multilingualism, minority perspectives, and social justice in education and teacher education.
Our research efforts focus on functional characterization of genetic and epigenetic changes associated with the risk of colorectal cancer.
Mainpage of the DNA Sequencing and Genomics Laboratory of the Institute of Biotechnology, University of Helsinki
DogRisk – Health via nutrition, epidemiology and cancer detection dogs: A team of researchers from Helsinki University.
Towards improved drug delivery with emphasis on drug transport and the eye, Drug Delivery research group, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Helsinki
The Dynamic Meteorology group studies a wide range of topics all of which are related to better understanding the Earth's weather and climate.
DyslexiaBaby is a research group dedicated to studying early markers of dyslexia
A multidisciplinary integrating knowledge of humanities and natural sciences to explain the spread of early Christianity in evolutionary terms.
Understanding dynamics of language development in the very early years of childhood.
Remote sensing and geospatial data for studying Earth’s physical, biological and societal systems for developing countries
Economic-Ecological Optimization Group
Studying the tree, forest and landscape interactions and processes of boreal forest in changing environment
Education and Society research community at the Faculty of Education, University of Helsinki.
The Research Group for Educational Psychology at the University of Helsinki aims at bridging between education, psychology and interdisciplinary research on learning and development.
Emerging Infections Research is a multidisciplinary team working in the University of Helsinki, Finland.
Research group of Emotional Interaction and eHealth lead by professor Niklas Ravaja
Emotions, Populism and Polarisation
Software Engineering research group empirical engineering continuous experimentation requirements
Almeida-Souza Lab: Endocytic Cytoskeleton Biology, University of Helsinki
Kivelä lab studies the role of endothelial and stem cells in heart and skeletal muscle diseases, metabolic regulation as well as in cancer.
Webpage of the "English as a Lingua Franca in Academic Settings" project led by prof. Anna Mauranen at the University of Helsinki.
Enhancer Biology lab studies global gene regulation by transcription factors using genome-wide functional genomics methods.
Environmental and Ecological Statistics group at University of Helsinki. Integrating statistics with ecology and environmental sciences.
Research website for Environmental and Resource Economics at the University of Helsinki with personnel, publications, news and contact information
The Environmental Change Research Unit ECRU, University of Helsinki, Finland.
Environmental Epigenetics Laboratory
Helsinki Environmental Humanities
We do interdisciplinary research on climate change, greenhouse gases, carbon, phosphorus & nitrogen cycles, environmental remediation, circular economy.
The Ollikainen group studies the role of genetics and environment in epigenetic processes, and how they relate to the development of common diseases and complex traits.
The group of Marja Mikkola investigates the details of organogenesis by using mouse hair follicle and mammary gland as models.
This is the homepage of the Centre for Research on Ethnic Relations and Nationalism, CEREN.
Website of Craig Primmer and his group at the University of Helsinki: evolcongen evolution conservation genomics salmon life history
Evolution, Sociality and Behaviour Group studies interactions creating evolutionary processes and patterns.
Our research focuses on the fossil record and evolution of mammals and their relationship with habitat and climate change.
Research group studying bacterial biofilms and the intracellular pathogen Chlamydia pneumoniae. Our work focuses on identifying strategies to fight persistent infections caused by them.
We study and develop algorithmic and probabilistic methods of artificial intelligence that help humans understand large heterogenous data sources and make analytic data-based decisions.
The Extracellular Vesicles group studies submicron membrane vesicles released by most cells, and present in all body fluids, but also e.g., in oceans.
The Safe and Sustainable Meat Chain research community: research groups working on the field of food safety and control, University of Helsinki
Our research group studies education and teaching especially in the context of schools.
Our main focus is chemistry and science education research.
MegaSense is a multidisciplinary approach to build up the 5G real-time air-quality sensing - A top research group from the University of Helsinki.
Our group aims to study the oncogenic mechanisms cancer cells employ in an unbiased manner, by using sufficiently large scale and relevant biological context to find clinically actionable targets for treatment.
We study individual variation in susceptibility to mental health disorders, disturbances in regulation of sleep and emotions, and in tolerance to disrupted sleep and environmental stress, and their relation to health.
Our research focuses on sleep, cognition, learning and mental health in a multidisciplinary context, combining methods and designs from psychology, medicine, and brain research.
Sleep Team Helsinki conducts research on basic mechanisms of sleep and wakefulness.
Sleep and stress in health and in transition from acute to chronic diseases (SLEEPWELL)
Social Studies in Urban Education is a research unit focusing on the social phenomena embedded in urban schooling in diverse urban environments.
We study patterns in insect community structure across multiple sites in space and time, and on how such patterns translate into function.
We study the political and governmental practices of producing, maintaining and transforming geographical space.
The Spatiotemporal Data Analysis research group does research on estimation and machine learning algorithms.
The demographic transition constitutes a real challenge for public authorities, policy makers, healthcare providers and payers, as it will increase the demand of healthcare products and services.
Home page for Statistical and population genetics group at University of Helsinki
The Statistical Ecology Research Group focuses on the development and application of statistical methods in ecology and evolutionary biology.
The laboratory of Pekka Katajisto studies stem cell intrinsic and extrinsic mechanisms that regulate tissue renewal capacity and how decline of regeneration results in aging.
News from Stem Cells and Metabolism research program
The laboratory of Sara Wickström does research on epidermal stem cells and tissue - nuclear mechanotransduction at University of Helsinki and Max Planck Institute
We explore environmental and genetic regulation of growth cycle in a perennial model species woodland strawberry (Fragaria vesca).
Lindsberg research group identifies novel pharmacological targets for treating acute cerebrovascular disease.
In the Laboratory of Structural Biology we aim to understand the structures and interactions of biological macromolecules at the atomic level.
Our research focuses on the molecular structure and mechanism of proteins, recently mostly neuronal, in particular synaptic proteins, and how they shape the connections and regulate synaptic transmission.
Sustainable Chemistry research at the University of Helsinki: meeting the demands for a sustainable society, through valorisation of lignocellulose.
Insect management for our planet: for a hungry planet, for a diverse planet, for a healthy planet, for a changing planet.
Our interest in SUS is to detect, define, and address externalities associated with urban living and environments, focusing on ultimately improving human and planetary wellbeing. This requires systemic understanding on urban areas.
The InterTran Research Group's central idea is to contribute to sustainable development while maintaining a strong focus on a sustainable circular economy.
Sari Lauri group focuses on studying the molecular mechanisms guiding activity-dependent development of glutamatergic circuitry in the limbic system.
A research group focused on understanding and finding effective means to overcome drug resistance in cancers.
Studying the mechanistic basis of how different environmental exposures, including microbes, nanomaterials and chemicals, affect human wellbeing.
The goal of our lab is to understand the dynamics of the tumor microenvironment using systems oncology approaches.
Interdisciplinary research in man-made urban green infrastructure, including green roofs and walls providing many ecosystem services in built areas.
We produce theoretical and empirical research related to econometric methods and models relevant to finance and macroeconomics.
The aim of this Center of Excellence is to improve the understanding of the functions of the genome and to bring genomic medicine into practice.
Revolutionising experimental space physics with the help of nano-satellites, international space missions, and high performance computing models.
We identify and quantify risks in using natural resources, and perform decision analysis between using marine resources and biodiversity conservation.
The Food Materials Science Research Group at the University of Helsinki studies hydrocolloid functionality in food and packaging materials.
Forage production in future climate and sustainable cropping systems.
foreign language education, teacher education, research
Forensic psychology research group focuses on human behaviour and its control, regulation, and facilitation in the context of law and legal actors.
Quality, transdisciplinary research on sustainable business management, in the context of the forest sector and beyond.
Enhanced understanding of forest ecological processes for the utilization of forests, Forest ecology and management, University of Helsinki
Laboratory of Forest Resources Management and Geo-information investigates the use of 3D point clouds in all areas of forestry.
Web page of the Functional Embryo Genomics Lab led by Dr. Sanna Vuoristo.
Fungal co-life, omics and ecophysiology group studies the ecophysiology, genomics, transcriptomics and metabolism of wood-decaying forest fungi.
The Fungal Genetics and Biotechnology group studies plant biomass modifying enzymes from asco- and basidiomycete fungi.
The multidisciplinary research team is interested is exploring solutions for ensuring the sustainability of food systems in the future.
Finding new ways to support adult learners of Finnish by exploiting the language learning possibilities offered by their everyday environment.
Ristimäki Lab studies the molecular background of gastrointestinal tumors, mainly colorectal cancer and appendix-originating pseudomyxoma peritonei.
The Finnish Twin Cohort study investigates genetic and environmental determinants of non-communicable diseases and their behavioural risk factors.
Raivio group aims at identifying new genetic diseases that affect the hypothalamic-pituitary function and models their mechanisms with stem cells.
Juha Kere lab focuses on the discovery of gene effects and networks in complex human phenotypes.
Genetics of sleep, circadian rhythms and brain autoimmunity
Genome biology unit GBU - The core unit for digital slide scanning and cloning
The Genome Stability Group studies how cells maintain integrity of their genomes in the face of internal and external damage.
The Genome-scale algorithmics team develops algorithms and data structures for the analysis of genome-scale data.
Palotie group; complex disease genetics, FinnGen, Genomics of Neurological and Neuropsychiatric Disorders
Research group of Academy Research Fellow Taru Tukiainen at the Institute for Molecular Medicine Finland, studying genomics of sex differences
Research on the Geographies Of Education And Divided Cities
Our research topics include quasiconformal analysis and partial differential equations related to geometry and stochastics.
Research on the Geophysics of the Hydrosphere
Interdisciplinary approaches for applied conservation
Our project is focused on studying Kurt Gödel's unpublished papers, making them accessible to the wider community of logicians and philosophers.
We study the properties and processing of cereal grains and grain legumes. We aim to help create high quality food for the world's growing population.
Research and topical information on encountering and addressing different values, worldviews and ideologies in school education.
We develop therapeutic strategies for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) and malignant mesothelioma based on identified new pathological mechanisms.
We are the Gynecological Tumor Genomics group led by PI Dr. Pia Vahteristo in the Applied Tumor Genomics research program, part of the Faculty of Medicine at University of Helsinki.
Language research that paves the way to a better understanding of cultural areas and their history is what we do in HALS.
Welcome to the Helsinki Accelerator Laboratory website
Helsinki Eye Lab is focused on understanding the ocular surface in health and disease.
The study produces new scientific evidence about the contribution of work and other areas of life to health, functioning, and well-being.
The Helsinki Lab of Interdisciplinary Conservation Science (HELICS) is a research group whose goal is to develop methods and analyses that can help investigate human-nature interactions to inform conservation policy making.
Helsinki Rheumatic Diseases & Inflammation Group
HelsinkiALD - thin films and nanostructured materials research group led by Professor Mikko Ritala and Professor Matti Putkonen
Dr. Kilpivaara’s research focuses on mechanisms of hematopoiesis and leukemogenesis and the effects genetic variation has on a molecular level.
We study the pathobiology of malignant blood diseases (e.g. leukemia) and related autoimmune disorders and aim to find novel treatments.
In the Nevanlinna group, we investigate genetics and genomics of breast and ovarian cancer.
Human Communication Disorders Research Unit
Human Disease Genetics, FinnGen, IBD, schizophrenia, autism, translation, molecular basis of disease, FIMM, Broad Institute, MGH
The Saarela group focuses on improving the understanding of biological pathways and pathogenic mechanisms behind rare and common immune diseases.
Constructing sustainable practices by combining people with emerging technologies and novel economies.
The Human Sciences – Computing Interaction group seeks to develop better computational research processes in the humanities and social sciences
Learning and teaching of humanities and social sciences related subjects in early childhood education, comprehensive education, and adult education.
Leadership in Educational Contexts Research Group
Prof. Kai Kaila studies the functions of ion-regulatory proteins, and mechanisms underlying birth asphyxia.
The aim of our research is to increase and update understanding of current labour law norms and institutions and the interaction mechanisms between norm systems as well as to analyze them from the systematic perspective.
Our research focuses on the functioning of lake ecosystems, especially on food web interactions and their implications on lake management, and on the connections between top-down and bottom-up regulators in the pelagic and littoral zones of lakes.
The Language Regulation in Academia (LaRA) research project explores different forms and practices of language regulation in academic settings.
Laser Spectroscopy Group develops laser-based methods, techniques, and instrumentation for highly sensitive and selective molecular spectroscopy.
Law, Governance and Space studies the issue of Roman administrative space with spatial analysis of power relations and meanings.
The Centre of Excellence in Law, Identity and the European Narratives investigates the foundations of the European narrative of law, values and ideals.
Learning and learning-related interactions, regulation of learning, diverse pathways of learning, engagement, and development in varying contexts, including technology-mediated processes.
Learning, Culture and Interventions expert group at the University of Helsinki: sociocultural approaches, cultural-historical activity theory.
At Legume Science research group in the University of Helsinki, we research legumes from the genome to the plate and back again.
The Gahmberg group studies leukocyte integrins and their brain ICAM-5 ligand. The focus is on regulation of adhesion by specific phosphorylations.
The Life Science Education Research Group studies such themes as students’ learning and studying Life Sciences on a university level.
The broad aim of our research is to understand the processes and the underlying genetic mechanisms that shape intraspecific life history variation in the wild.
Project aims to combine typological and sociolinguistic approaches to language variation. Typological methods are applied to researching complexity of language structures but also to comparing sociolinguistic environments to one another.
Research is focusing on lipoprotein kinetics in health and metabolic disorders including diabetes and dyslipidemias and genetics of familial dyslipidemias.
The Ikonen group is interested in cholesterol and has developed tools to visualize trafficking of cholesterol and other lipids in vivo.
The project examines the use of 'biblical texts' in Late Antiquity. The focus is on three interrelated phenomena: asceticism, martyrdom, and miracles.
Local Educational Ethos (LEE) is a study on well-performing comprehensive schools in disadvantaged neighbourhoods
The LongTerrestrial Archives group led by Anu Kaakinen studies environmental and climate changes of the Cenozoic Era in inland Eurasia.
Lung factors research focuses on idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) and lung cancer.
We do biomedical research in vascular biology (lymphangiogenesis, VEGF-C) and antibody technology development
Sirpa Leppä group explores molecular mechanisms behind lymphoma pathogenesis and therapy response, and searches prognostic and predictive biomarkers.
Machine and Human Intelligence research group led by Assistant Professor Luigi Acerbi at the University of Helsinki, focusing on probabilistic machine learning and human decision making
Machine Learning in Biomedicine research group at the Institute for Molecular Medicine Finland (FIMM), University of Helsinki
Research Community at the Faculty of Educational Sciences, Department of Education
The Maker culture, Design learning and Technology group focuses on education, society, culture, learning and interaction.
The research group aims to serve society by understanding sustainable food systems; it's an interdisciplinary challenge toward a sustainable future.
The Marine Ecosystems Research Group (MERG) at the University of Helsinki combines researchers focusing on marine biodiversity and ecology to biogeochemistry, physics and ecosystem modelling.
Our research group explores governance and management of sea areas and resources from social scientific and interdisciplinary perspectives.
Research on mathematical physics at the University of Helsinki to gain mathematical understanding of quantum field theory and statistical mechanics.
The MEX group explores the changing role of science and expertise in public.
Henna Tyynismaa lab studies molecular genetics, mechanisms of neurological diseases, and mitochondrial involvement in disease pathogenesis.
The Medical Nutrition Physiology Group investigates intestinal as well as cardiovascular health from various different perspectives.
The Taipale lab in the University of Helsinki, information about research group and new scientific discoveries made in our group
Investigation into the publication strategies of Latin authors in the Middle Ages.
Research group studies genetic defects and clinical factors underlying skeletal disorders, with main interests in early-onset primary and secondary osteoporosis, skeletal dysplasias, and vitamin D.
Mattila lab is focused on cellular signaling and metabolism in the context of stem cells
Our research focuses on characterization of the composition and function of the human intestinal and female reproductive track microbiota with an overall aim to provide understanding on how these microbiomes contribute to health and disease, and to identi
Mibira group's research focuses on biosorption and -accumulation of environmental contaminants in boreal bacteria and fungi.
Our research group aims at increasing the fundamental understanding of atmosphere-biosphere coupling for different ecosystems and surfaces.
Studying contemporary migration processes and the social consequences of migration in an increasingly global world.
Centre of Excellence in Research on Ageing and Care, Helsinki research group
Mind and Brain in the Systemic Context group goals are to identify systemic mechanisms for common mental disorders such as depression and to utilize the generated knowledge to develop or optimize new treatment applications.
Eija Pirinen's lab studies molecular mechanisms in diseases with mitochondria dysfunctions, e.g. inherited mitochondrial disorders, obesity and type 2 diabetes.
The McWilliams lab studies how mitochondrial integrity is regulated in mammalian tissues.
Anu Suomalainen-Wartiovaara's research group aims to generate enough knowledge on the mitochondrial disease mechanisms to be able to create therapy.
MAPS studies inclusive education in diverse urban environments in Helsinki, Reykjavík and Amsterdam.
Index page of Mixed Reality Hub -research group of University of Helsinki
Our research aims at molecular level understanding of viral replication and self-assembly. Using viral parts, we produce molecules for human therapy and crop protection.
Our research aims at understanding the molecular basis of epilepsy syndromes through identification of the underlying defective genes.
Our main research interest is molecular microbial ecology with special interest in warming arctic region.
In Pajari lab we study how diets, nutrients and phytochemicals exert their effects on gut metabolism and health, thereby preventing chronic diseases.
We are studing archaeal viruses and bacteriophages and interested in virus-host interactions, genomics, virus taxonomy, and virus evolution.
Varjosalo Lab: Our goal is to understand the molecular mechanisms behind diseases.
Epithelial morphogenesis and BMP signalling research group at the University of Helsinki
Here you can find information about the Motivation, Learning, and Well-Being research group's members, research and recent activities
Multi-scale modelling from processes to the Earth system
The Multi-source Probabilistic Inference (MUPI) research group studies statistical machine learning and artificial intelligence.
We explore teachers’ and students’ gaze in social interaction in the context of mathematics education. We are researchers in MathTrack research project in the University of Helsinki.
Music, ageing and rehabilitation team
The goal of this community is to produce, with the help of multidisciplinary research, new knowledge on causes and consequences of misunderstandings.
We are headed to developing nanomaterials capable of overcoming current challenges in nanocatalysis and plasmonics.
Hélder A. Santos' Research Group: Nanomedicine, Biomedical Engineering and Controlled Drug Delivery.
Found in Translation: Natural Language Understanding with Cross-lingual Grounding is an ERC funded project led by Jörg Tiedemann.
Nature-Based Solutions Research Group focuses on solving globally significant environmental problems.
We develop mathematical, statistical and informatics tools to tackle biomedical questions that may potentially lead to breakthroughs in drug discovery.
Pentti Tienari's lab studies neuroimmunology, ALS and brain aging.
We employ a multidisciplinary approach to understand the genetic and neurobiological basis of normal and pathological anxiety.
Neuropathology in Faculty of Medicine University of Helsinki
Neuropharmacology of Pain
In Airavaara lab we do biomedical research on neuroprotection and neurorepair in Parkinson's disease and stroke, and study dopamine neurotransmission.
Esa Korpi's group is focused on understanding the neurochemical basis of behaviour using a variety of biomedical methods.
Welcome to the Mart Saarma lab. We study the signalling and biological functions of neurotrophic factors within and outside of the nervous system.
NCAR: Joint research center with University of Helsinki, Aalto University and Nokia
Vartiainen-lab studies nuclear organization by actin
Research of radionuclide behavior in porous materials
We study how animal physiology is regulated by nutrients, focusing on sugar metabolism, tissue growth and stem cell function.
Obesity Research Unit in University of Helsinki led by professor Kirsi Pietiläinen
Outi Monni's research focuses on identifying targetable genetic alterations in epithelial cancers using different in vitro and ex vivo tumor models.
Vladislav Verkhusha's Optobiology lab develops novel NIR fluorescent proteins, biosensors and optogenetic tools.
The Oral Cancer group investigates effects of tumor microenvironment components, such as tumor associated fibroblasts, macrophages, inflammatory cells and matrix molecules.
Migration Family (MigraFam) research project
We seek to understand how organelles are assembled, how organelles have evolved, and what happens when organelles are defective.
The Organelle Structure research group led by Eija Jokitalo studies the structure-function interplay of organelles in mammalian cells.
A University of Helsinki research group studying oxidative stress tolerance of plants and to lignin biosynthesis in xylem of trees.
The Pediatric Diabetes Research Group (PEDIA) analyzes the disease process in type 1 diabetes and especially the role of the gut microbiome
Investigating human information processing using methods of psychophysics, EEG, and fMRI – combined with computational modelling.
Research of the Petrology and geochemistry group encompasses a wide range of topics in the fields of petrology, mineralogy, geochemistry and ore-geology.
Combining experimental and computational methodologies to generate mechanistic insight into drug action and drug delivery systems.
Research on snow and winter ecology in northern ecosystems.
We study the development of vascular cambium in Arabidopsis root. Cambium produces xylem (wood) and phloem, providing thickness to plant organs.
The main research theme in the Plant Virology Group is to elucidate how plants defend against virus infections and how viruses circumvent or suppress host defence
Plant phenomics is a discipline that uses high throughput methods to link genes to their function in plant context.
We study receptor proteins, specifically receptor-like protein kinases, and their role in mediating the effects of reactive oxygen species (ROS).
We are interested in molecular elucidation of the different stages of potyvirus infection and how the viral processes are localized and coordinated within the infected cells.
Otonkoski lab works with nuclear reprogramming, genome editing and mechanisms behind pancreatic beta-cell failure leading to diabetes.
Polar and arctic atmospheric research
Combining modern synthetic polymer chemistry, fundamental polymer physics, and colloid chemistry to construct materials with new functionalities.
Our population genetics and biodiversity group aims to learn more of plant adaptation and promote sustainable use of genetic resources.
At the Population Research Unit (PRU) we study health and mortality, population ageing, social disadvantage, family dynamics.
Pragmatic Issues in Alternative Communication research group looks at...
RNA ISH and IF staining in ovarian cancer
Kallioniemi's research group is currently focusing on improving the diagnostics and therapy of AML, prostate-, ovarian- and kidney cancer.
We investigate susceptibility genes, molecular mechanisms, risk factors, and implications to later life of these pregnancy disorders.
Our goal is to find a way to stop neurodegeneration in Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease by targeting on PREP enzyme
Studying adult dyslexia and attention deficit disorder in Finland.
Psychosocial factors and health research group explores the social, psychological, behavioral and biological processes that affect health.
The Radiochemistry Unit is part of the University of Helsinki's Department of Chemistry. It is the largest University-based radiochemistry research and education facility in Finland, and home to approximately 40 radiochemistry researchers.
The aim of our research is to increase understanding the behaviour of radionuclides in the atmosphere and terrestrial environment.
Description of Rare Cancers Research Group
Talman Lab aims at discovering new ways to treat heart diseases by investigating the molecular mechanisms of cardiac regeneration to identify new drug targets.
Voutilainen lab studies neurodegenerative diseases with the aim of finding neurorestorative treatments for them.
A university excellence hub that aims at developing path-breaking research on the Nordic region within a challenging global context.
Religion, Conflict and Dialogue Research Center aims to combine gender studies, study of religion – including theology – and peace and conflict studies in a balanced way in order to create a truly interdisciplinary approach.
Reprohealth research on ovary development and function and human pluripotent stem cell models of gonad development by Juha Tapanainen and Timo Tuuri
We are a multidisciplinary research community uniting animal welfare and behavior researchers from different fields to a common pool of expertise.
Research Centre for Ecological Change: coordinated analysis of long-term ecological data to understand impacts of global change.
Research Program in Systems Oncology (ONCOSYS) consists of basic, translational and clinical researchers who use cutting-edge measurement technology, patient data and AI methods in cancer research and oncology.
Helsinki minor spliceosome group home page
Nurturing your passion for tRNA biology at the University of Helsinki.
Developing education through digital technology and knowledge creation pedagogy
The Septuagint and Its Ancient Versions. Septuagint, Bible translations, Books of Samuel, textual criticism.
Home page of the ERC project "The Yamaya Impact on Prehistoric Europe"
In the Toxic Crimes Project, we examine how rights advocates protect the environment from direct and indirect wartime destruction and how they promote the idea that the environment has legally enforceable rights.
Radiopharmaceutical chemistry development, education, and services at the University of Helsinki.
Translation and interpreting studies research community TRAST at the University of Helsinki
Welcome to Alitalo laboratory websites! Please find more about our research on translational cancer biology.
Sirpa Loukovaara Research Group
Vershuren's lab studies the biological properties of lung cancer drivers in their physiological complex microenvironment, and integrate this knowledge to build diagnostic models of lung cancer.
Sanna Lehtonen lab studying type 2 diabetes, diabetic kidney disease, glomerular ultrafiltration and insulin resistance.
Jaan-Olle Andressoo lab develops tools to control gene expression at post-transcriptional level in orer to understand the gene function and provide new venues for defining treatment for neurodegenerative disorders, such as Parkinson´s disease
Translational Research and Personalized Medicine
The group studies repair of bone defects in the craniomaxillofacial, extracellular vesicles, therapeutic tools, tissue engineering.
Our research is focused on understanding endothelial cell functions in disease.
A mixed methods study on cultural conceptions and practices of health.
Transplantation Laboratory is an internationally well-known unit of translational research in heart and lung transplantation.
Our group uses terrestrial laser scanners (TLS) / terrestrial LiDAR to understand how forest structure and the understory microclimate respond to global changes
Landing page Lauri A. Aaltonen Group at University of Helsinki
The Laakkonen lab: Tumor Progression and Metastasis
Our research group in Marketing is focused on issues related to food marketing and business development.
We are interested in how language is situated in social, cognitive, textual and discourse contexts, and produced in speaker interaction.
Our research laboratory in Helsinki, Finland, studies evolutionary and developmental biology (Evo-Devo) of craniofacial tissues in squamate reptiles.
The Viikki Plant Science Centre participates in stimulating high impact research, integrating basic and applied plant science research.
VITRI provides academic training and implements research on forests and related natural resources in tropical and developing countries.
How can we stop viral infections? Welcome to the Balistreri Lab!
Viral zoonoses research group is a multidisciplinary team working in the University of Helsinki, Finland.
Visual Neurosciense led by Simo Vanni
We are visualizing the cellular mechanisms that form the basis of embryonic development and understanding disease processes.
We are developing a 6-dimensional Vlasov theory-based simulation called Vlasiator to simulate the entire near-Earth space at a global scale.
CALLIOPE is an ERC funded research project at the University of Helsinki. It studies human voices in the political field in the 19th century.