She is exploiting new natural resources

Kirsi Mikkonen, coordinator (Research project SNS-119: Valorization of wood biorefinery products into novel functional hydrocolloids, WOOD-PRO)   Education/job: University lecturer at the University of Helsinki. MSc and PhD in Food Technology. Docent in Food Materials Science. Age: Soon turning 40. Location: Apartment near Viikki Campus, University of Helsinki, Finland. Close…

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Meet the researchers

Who are the participants in the SNS networks? What are they doing and for what reason? We want to present some of the women and men working to make future forestry sustainable and to give humanity new knowledge! Part one: Tuija Aaronen wants freedom to be crazy Part two: Vincent Eijsink and…

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Knight of the climate

Raija Laiho, coordinator (SNS-120: Anthropogenic Greenhouse Gas emissions from organic forest soils: improved inventories and implications for sustainable management)   Education/job: Doctor of Agricultural and Forest Sciences from the University of Helsinki; Research professor at LUKE with a focus on peatland forests. Age: 54. Location: Apartment in Helsinki, Finland, in…

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International cooperation crucial for research

Johannes Breidenbach, coordinator (CARISMA (2016-2020) Centre of Advanced Research for the innovative use of 3D remote sensing in mapping of forestand landscape attributes based on national forest inventories)   Education/job: Dipl. Forstwirt (German title for Master in Forest Sciences), Dr. Rer. Nat. (German for PhD) on Forest Biometrics. Age: 38.           …

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