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University of Edinburgh and University of Helsinki Partnership Programme on Forests Launch

We're sorry you missed this event, but the recording can be found here:

 

https://tiedekulmamedia.helsinki.fi/fi/web/tiedekulma/player/webcast?playerId=38521893&eventId=123122735

 

We are pleased to announce that the formal launch of the partnership in forestry between the University of Edinburgh and University of Helsinki is scheduled to take place on

Wednesday, 6 October, 15:00 – 16:30 GMT

The event will be streamed live and will feature panellists from both forest science and industry, as well as short greetings from the PhD students currently studying as part of the programme.

Programme
Opening words by University of Helsinki vice rector, Professor Hanna Snellman
Opening words by University of Edinburgh Senior Vice- Principal, Professor Jonathan Seckl

Panel discussion moderated by Mr Mikko Jalo with panellists:

  • Annikki Mäkelä, Professor in Silviculture at the Department of Forest Sciences
  • Anna Lintunen, research coordinator at INAR Forest Sciences, Adjunct professor (title of docent) in Tree ecophysiology
  • Sami Oksa, Director, Stakeholder Relations, UPM Forest North Europe
Video greetings from our PhD students

Background

University of Edinburgh and University of Helsinki partnership programme on forests was launched in 2019. The programme aims to foster a set of interacting projects tackling challenges in forest and climate across the two universities, with the ambition to promote continued collaborative engagement beyond the programme itself. We currently have four PhD students on the programme with supervisors from both universities.

Oct 06 2021 -

University of Edinburgh and University of Helsinki Partnership Programme on Forests Launch

The Future of Forests. What will the boreal forests look like in 100 years from now? What is resilience and why is it important for the future of forests? What is the role of forests in mitigating climate change?

You can attend online via the following link.