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...

Motivation, learning, and well-being (MoLeWe UEF)

Our group is a new section of a research collective Motivation, Learning, and Well-Being, with members from the University of Eastern Finland, University of Helsinki, University of Turku, Åbo Akademi University, and University of Oslo. Our research seeks to understand and improve students’ learn...

Trees Near Us

01.03.2019 - 31.12.2022
The research project “Trees Near Us” explores what makes some individual trees important to people. We want to find out what kind of connections are between trees and people, how do they for and how they can be seen in everyday life personally and culturally.

LETTO-PUTTE project on rich fen species and habitats

01.01.2021 - 31.12.2022
In this project of the PUTTE-program (poorly known habitats and species) of Ministry of Environment we study vegetation types and species of rich fens (’letto’ in Finnish). These habitats are among the most threatened and have special biodiversity values. We collect all possible vegetation plot d...

SusHydro - Regoverning the Existing Hydropower System

01.09.2020 - 31.08.2024
Our research creates interdisciplinary guidelines for sustainable governance of existing hydropower, integrating the ecological, economic, and social pillars of sustainability. By conducting and combining state-of-the art legal, ecological, and economic research this project is uniquely positione...

Parables as persuasive narratives

20.09.2019 - 20.09.2025
Our values and action are shaped by narratives. The parables of Jesus belong to the most influential of them. But the interpretations are contradictory, as we do not know how they function. This project aims at cracking the code of the parables.

Cancer Imaging Study Group

Leader of the group is professor Ritva Vanninen.

Breast cancer imaging

Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women in industrialized countries. Treatment decisions are mainly based on preoperative imaging studies and histopathology. The aims of the breast cancer...