Adaptive and innovative countryside

Closed. 01.05.2020 - 31.03.2022
This study approaches the adaptive and innovative capacities of Finnish shrinking rural areas, as a multidimensional phenomenon, through the concept of smart shrinking, or as we term it: smart adaptation. The concept allows us to disentangle the impacts (both positive and negative) of demographic...

Animal Physiology

Animals are exposed to natural and anthropogenic environmental stresses that affect animal life at all levels of biological organization, from molecules and cells to organs, individuals, and populations. We study the physiological adaptation and acclimation of ectothermal animals, mainly fish, an...

Climate crisis and religious change in Sub-Saharan Africa

01.01.2022 - 31.12.2025
This anthropological research project explores the relationship between religion and the climate crisis in Sub-Saharan Africa. Understanding and mitigating anthropogenic climate change requires holistic and interdisciplinary research. Religion influences people’s attitudes and behaviours towards ...

Cross-border Investment Navigator for Monocities (CINNAMON)

01.01.2019 - 31.12.2021
The project is funded by the Karelia CBC programme. The project is implemented by University of Eastern Finland, Karelian regional institute of continuing professional education at Petrozavodsk State University (coordinator), JSC "Corporation for the Development of the Republic of Karelia" and Ka...