2017 Feb - Brief commentary article by PhD student Arttu Malkamäki published on Uutistamo, an online platform aiming to provide a studied perspective to different hot topics in finnish society. The news was picked up also by finnish magazines Tekniikka & Talous and Talouselämä and the swedish-speaking Smocka. An extract from the article is here provided in English: "Drawing upon his own research in Uruguay, Malkamäki discusses the nexus between land use changes, welfare of our pollinators, and the role of biological diversity - on which life as well as our own food security and capacity to adapt to other environmental stress is fundamentally built upon. The text is available only in Finnish."
2017 Feb - Brief commentary article "Finns on ORBIT" by post-doc researcher Jaana Korhonen hosted in Alexandru Giurca's blog on Bioeconomy.
2017 Jan 9-27, Helsinki - PhD student Alexandru Giurca from the University of Freiburg is visiting to discuss his research within the project "Lignocellulose based Bioeconomy: Actors and their Networks" under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Daniela Kleinschmit.