Newly appointed Academy Professor Anu Wartiovaara is a pioneer of research on mitochondrial diseases
Disturbances in mitochondrial metabolism cause a range of serious diseases. By understanding cell function, new therapies can be developed for...
Response to infection therapy better understood thanks to a new technique
A sequencing-based solution can be utilised to determine infection clearance and microbiota recovery. Next, the researchers will apply the...
Flags at half-mast for Chancellor Emeritus Olli Lehto
Academician Olli Lehto, former chancellor and rector of the University of Helsinki, passed away on New Year’s Eve at the age of 95.
“I wanted to get a foot in the door in the Finnish labour market“
The University of Helsinki traineeship programme introduces international students to Finnish work life and makes the University administration...
Extensive conservation area network mitigates effects of climate change on bird communities
In central Finland, the protection of 13% of all land area within a 100-kilometre radius was enough to prevent the reduction of northern bird...
Are horses our partners or our tools?
Horses and humans have been bonding for over 5,000 years. And yet, we know surprisingly little about equine emotions.
Save the date: 10-year anniversary seminar of the Taita Research Station
The 10-year anniversary seminar of the Taita Research Station of the University of Helsinki in Kenya takes place on January 28, 2021 in Tavastia...
Professor of ecology Johanna Mappes: It is exciting to bring an evolutionary approach to practice
Johanna Mappes studies how the predator community and predator behaviour shape prey traits, communication, and evolution.