Saana Hansen

PhD Student

  • Institution University of Helsinki
  • Department/faculty Social Sciences (Social and Cultural Anthropology)

My research interests include internal and cross-border displacement in Sub-Saharan Africa, politics of belonging, identity building and state formation. In my ethnographic Doctoral Study I use the return migration of Zimbabweans from neighbouring Southern African countries as an avenue for exploring the dynamics of returnee urban emplacement.

Samuel Hartikainen

PhD student

  • Institution University of Eastern Finland
  • Department/faculty School of Pharmacy, Faculty of Health Sciences

Environmental health, analytical chemistry and toxicology relates studies related to plastic recycling, microplastics, sedimentology, mining, mining waters, mineral processing, geochemistry, geology and mineralogy.

Päivi Hasu

Academy Research Fellow

  • Institution University of Helsinki
  • Department/faculty Dpt of Political and Economic Studies
  • Institution Co-op Bionautit

Markku Hauta-Kasari

Principal Investigator

  • Institution University of Eastern Finland
  • Department/faculty SIB-lab infarustructure Unit

Jani Heino

Senior Research Scientist

  • Institution Finnish Environment Institute
  • Department/faculty Freshwater Centre

I am an ecologist-biogeographer interested in biodiversity of all kinds of organisms inhabiting the Earth. My research focuses on both aquatic and terrestrial systems, ranging from topics like rarity through taxon, functional and phylogenetic biodiversity patterns to ecosystem functions. I am currently working as Senior Research Scientist at the Finnish Environment Institute's Freshwater Centre.