Our group members are actively involved in teaching and research dissemination activities, including Master's and PhD level courses, as well as national and international seminar and conferences, academic visits and exchanges.
Examples of our international teaching activities.
2019 Aug 19-23, Helsinki, Finland - NOVA PhD course "Advanced Course of Innovation Systems in Circular Bioeconomy" organized by Prof. Anne Toppinen and postdoc Jaana Korhonen.
2017 Nov 20-23, Helsinki - AGFOREE intensive course "Green, Circular, Bio economy: limits and synergies of three sustainability avenues" organized by postdoc Dalia D'Amato. Download the course material here.
2016 Oct-Nov, Jelgava, Latvia - NOVA-BOVA intensive course “An Introduction to Ecosystem Service Theory and Practices” held by postdoc Dalia D'Amato, PhD Brent Matthies and PhD student Arttu Malkamäki.
Examples of student supervision and mentoring activities
2017-2018 MSc student Simo Veijonaho: "Forest-based circular bioeconomy business models in Finnish SMEs". Available here. Supervisors Prof. Anne Toppinen and postdoc Dalia D'Amato.
2017-2018 MSc student Gintare Baublyte: "Gender Diversity in Swedish and Finnish Forest Industry Companies: Challenges and Enablers". Available here. Supervisors Prof. Anne Toppinen and postdoc Jaana Korhonen.
2017-2018 MSc student Juan Castellano: "Impacts of Industrial Forestry Plantations on Local Communities: Case of Guangxi, China". Supervisors Prof. Anne Toppinen and postdocs Jaana Korhonen and Dalia D'Amato.
2016-2017 MSc student Dinglin Cai: "Ecosystem Services, Industrial Plantations and Rural Livelihoods: Case of Guangxi, China". Available here. Supervisors Prof. Anne Toppinen and postdoc Dalia D'Amato.
Examples of seminars and conferences attended.
2019 Jun 18-21, Turku, Finland - International conference of the European Ecological Economics Society, presentation and session hosting by Adj. Prof. Dalia D'Amato.
2018 Sep 24-27, Yaoundé, Cameroon - African Forest-related Policies and Politics, presentation by PhD student Arttu Malkamäki.
2018 Jun 27-28, Sofia, Bulgaria, New Business Models Conference, presentation by Prof. Anne Toppinen "Forest-based circular bioeconomy business models in Finnish SMEs".
2018 May 22–25, Helsingør, Denmark - SSFE Conference, presentation by Prof. Anne Toppinen "Being one of the boys: perspectives from female forest industry leaders on gender diversity and the future of Nordic forest-based bioeconomy".
Examples of research networking and research dissemination activities.
2019 Apr - One month research visit by Adj. Prof. Dalia D'Amato to the Stockholm Resilience Centre.
2018 Mar - One month research visit by Prof. Anne toppinen to the University of Graz.
2018 Mar - FBBS researchers part of Climate KIC, a pan-European partnership financed by the European Institute of Innovation & Technology.
2018 Feb - FBBS, together with partners from other eight institutes, part of a European-wide research network on Bioeconomy "PerForm" funded by the European Forest Institute.