ACMESOCS: Auditory Cultures, Mediated Sounds and Constructed Spaces

01.09.2019 - 31.12.2022
The project researches urban auditory cultures in how they are experienced, articulated and reclaimed. Special attention is paid to the concepts of listener, place, and music and to different interests manifested sonically in shared sonic environment. The project is shedding light on social, lega...

Do IQ and personality predict risk-taking behaviour?

01.09.2020 - 31.08.2024
This research project investigates how individuals’ cognitive abilities, personality traits and socioeconomic background predict their risk preferences and behaviour in gambling markets.

Endocannabinoid system as a drug target - Savinainen

Bioactive lipids, such as eicosanoids, endocannabinoids and lysophospholipids are endogenous signaling molecules with wide spectrum of (patho)physiological functions in regulating cellular activity. Typically, these lipophilic messengers are produced "on demand" from cell membrane precursors and ...

From school to global citizen's highway II

01.08.2021 - 31.12.2022
From School to Global Citizen's Highway II project continues our previous project which was concluded in December 2021. This project focuses on language awareness and internationalization. The project is funded by the Finnish National Board of Education. The co-ordinators of the project are three...

Human Brain Disease Modelling (Lehtonen lab)

Our research focuses on revealing the cellular and molecular mechanisms of neurological diseases, especially Parkinson`s disease (PD). We utilize patient-derived brain cells in novel human-based models, including 3D culture systems and midbrain organoids, to more accurately mimic the diseased bra...

Larisa Leisiö

Professor , Foreign Languages and Translation Studies

Mikko Turunen

Visiting Researcher , A.I. Virtanen Institute for Molecular Sciences