Making a difference in the nuclear, radioactive waste management, decommissioning, and healthcare industries
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. Our research includes blue skies investigations and applied research that helps to address needs in the nuclear industry, radiopharmacy, environmental science, and analytical chemistry. Our research forms part of the Department of Chemistry's wider "Molecular Science" research programme. The Radiochemistry Unit is also a key provider of radiochemistry education and training in Finland and Europe. The unit is home to a wide range of PhD students, and our staff teach Undergraduate and Masters level radiochemistry. Students at the University of Helsinki can also study for a EuroMaster in "Nuclear- and Radio-chemistry" at the Radiochemistry Unit. To find our more about the unit, our research, and our teaching activities, please click on the below images.
Xiaodong Li defended his Ph.D thesis 15.10.2021
Xiaodong Li has successfully defended his doctoral dissertation in the public examination 15.10.2021.
Measuring the elimination of plastic particles from the body in mice
The accumulation of micro- and nanoplastics in the environment continues at an alarming rate. A radiolabelling technique developed at the...