BORFOR

Forests, Global Change and Bioeconomy (BORFOR) – UEF International Top Level Research Area

(Leaders: prof. Heli Peltola, School of Forest Sciences and prof. Riitta Julkunen-Tiitto (until 31.12.2018), Dept. of Environmental and Biological Sciences, UEF)

Forest Health

24.10.2017 -
The main research interests are, impact of climate change to forest health, utilization and management of forest biodiversity and forest health, forest ecosystem disturbances and and biotic damages

Looking for creative solutions and strategies at municipal level

finished. 01.08.2020 - 28.02.2022
The starting point of the research is the concept of shrinking rural area as a multidimensional phenomenon. In areas with declining and ageing populations, the conditions for increased vitality, new opportunities and well-being are approached by applying smart shrinking concept. It is obvious tha...

Biomass Production

Part of the School of Forest Sciences, the Research Group of Biomass Production studies sustainable approaches to produce biomass for the growing bioeconomy. Intensive forestry and plantations have the potential to deliver large amounts of biomass as well as additional ecosystem services related ...

Accounting and Finance

We publish high-quality international research in Finance, Financial Accounting, Auditing, and Management accounting.

Commercial and Trade Law Research Group

Research project: FORK- Fraud-Free Food and Regulatory Know-How, funded by the Academy of Finland and UEF 2019-2023

How can consumers be sure that they eat what they think they eat? The FORK project responds to the trends of power consumerism, personalized nutrition services and di...

Centre for Regional Research

Spatia– Centre for Regional Research is an applied regional and social science research unit. We started operating in 2001 as part of the University of Eastern Finland’s Karelian Institute. We carry out research and surveys commissioned by our customers, and provide expert services needed in nati...