01.08.2016 - 31.12.2021PROMEQ researches and develops holistic model and inclusive methods for health and wellbeing promotion in collaboration with the representatives of the vulnerable groups, service professionals, third sector organizations and decision makers.
The group investigates the effects of non-ionizing radiation, ionizing radiation and chemicals from the point of view of both environmental health and ecological risks.
01.10.2019 - 30.09.2022ChatPal - Conversational Interfaces Supporting Mental Health and Wellbeing of People in Sparsely Populated Areas
The Physical Activity and Nutrition in Children (PANIC) Study is an ongoing controlled physical activity and dietary intervention study in a large population sample of children followed retrospectively since pregnancy and prospectively until adolescence. The results of the study can be utilized i...
Pharmacoeconomics & Outcomes Research Unit (PHORU) is a research group with a primary focus on health technology assessment (HTA) and outcomes research (e.g., in terms of health-related quality of life, costs, work ability) of pharmacotherapies, health policies, and other health care technologies...
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
Professor , Psychology
01.08.2020 - 31.12.2020Impact from COVID-19 Isolation on Mental Health in NPA Regions
LYY Institute for Natural Resources, Environment and Society is a network organization based at the University of Eastern Finland (UEF). LYY’s objective is to strengthen multidisciplinary research and education of the environment and sustainable natural resource use from the perspectives of socia...
Research Director , Social Work