Kuopio Musculoskeletal Research Unit (KMRU)

Kuopio Musculoskeletal Research Unit (KMRU) headed by Prof. Heikki Kröger, is a multidisciplinary research organization located at the Kuopio campus. In our interdisciplinary study group work specialists from several departments (orthopedics, gynaecology, internal medicine) and our study nurses h...

Oksana Skaldina

Postdoctoral Researcher , Environmental Ecology Researcher Group

Peat&Trees - Peatland and Soil Ecology Research Group

02.02.2012 -
The ongoing changes in climate, and the use of land and natural resources impact northern ecosystems at an unprecedented rate. We assess the impacts of global change on peatland ecosystems, and human-nature relations.

Plant resistance ecology

The research group studies the effects of climate change, such as increased temperature or UVB radiation on woody species. Especially the research is focused on carbon allocation to plant growth and chemical defense. In addition, plant bioactive compounds and their industrial refining are studied.

Raine Kortet

Professor , Department of Environmental and Biological Sciences