Syed Ashraful Alam

Post-Doc Fellow

  • Institution University of Helsinki (UH) and South China Botanical Garden (SCBG)/Chinese Academy of Sciences
  • Department/faculty Department of Physics, UH and Center for Ecology and Environmental Research, SCBG

Aregu Amsalu Aserse

Postdoc researcher

  • Institution University of Helsinki
  • Department/faculty Department of Environmental Sciences

Antti Autio

Doctoral Candidate

  • Institution University of Helsinki
  • Department/faculty Department of Geosciences and Geography/Faculty of Science

Antti Autio is a Ph.D. student in the Doctoral Programme in Interdisciplinary Environmental Sciences (DENVI) at the University of Helsinki. He holds a master’s degree in Development Geography and his dissertation research focuses on smallholder farmer’s adaptation to climate change in East Africa from the perspective of political ecology.

Taiwo Temitope Bamgboye

Doctoral Researcher

  • Institution University of Oulu
  • Department/faculty Water Energy and Environmental Engineering Research Unit

My name is Bamgboye Taiwo Temitope. I am a doctoral researcher at the Water Energy and Environmental Engineering Research Unit of the University of Oulu, Finland. My research interests include climate change, urban water, energy and food nexus planning, integrated water resource management; policy analysis in developing countries; and interactions with other SDGs to create a more sustainable future and a balanced ecosystem

Abate Belachew

Doctoral Researcher

  • Institution University of Oulu
  • Department/faculty Research Unit of Population health, Faculty of Medicine

I have worked as a researcher and teacher in higher academic institutions for the last 8 years. I obtained my bachelors in Public Health, and Masters in Biostatistics and Health Informatics. Currently, I am a doctoral researcher at University of Oulu. I am editorial member of reputable journals in my field.

Chi Bui

Doctoral Researcher

  • Institution University of Helsinki
  • Department/faculty Department of Forest Sciences

My doctoral research aims to determine the link between Forest Landscape Restoration and Local Livelihoods in the context of the vigorous expansion of planted forests in Vietnam that is dominated by high-density monocultures of non-native species.

Nadine-Cyra Freistetter

Doctoral Researcher

  • Institution Aalto & Finnish Meteorological Institute
  • Department/faculty Climate Research Program

socio-environmental researcher with focus on climate change impacts on human and natural systems

Barry Gills

Professor of Global Development Studies

  • Institution University of Helsinki
  • Department/faculty Global Development Studies, Faculty of Social Science

I have been recently working on a critique of mainstream ( neoclassical and neoliberal) Economics and its relation to producing Climate Change and Ecological crises. I am a member of EXALT ( Global Extractivisms and Alternatives Initiative--- www.exalt.fi) I have been working on the conceptualisation of "global extractivism" ( see our forthcoming Special Forum on Extractivsm in the Journal of Peasant Studies). With Hamed Hosseini I have ben developing the concept of "Transversal cosmopolitanism" as a dialogic form of co-construction of knowledge for transformative praxes.

Antti Hyvärinen

Director

  • Institution Finnish Meteorological Institute
Projects

Detailed Design of the DHM System, Procurement and Implementation Support, Nepal PPCR Project Building Resilience to Climate-Related Hazards (BRCH)

Improving the Meteorological and Hydrological Services in Vietnam (PROMOSERV)

Finnish-Nepalese Project for Improving Capability of the Government of Nepal to respond to the increased risks related to weather related natural disasters caused by climate change (FNEP)

Promoting Modernization of Meteorological and Hydrological Services in Central Asia

Strengthening Hydrometeorological Operations and Services in the Caribbean SIDS

Quality Control component for the HKH-HYCOS Project managed by ICIMOD

Finland - SADC Meteorology Project Inception Phase

Kazakhstan Joint Economic Research Program

Finnish-Peruvian project for increased capacity of SENAMHI to provide climatological and meteorological services (FINAMPO)

Particulate air pollution over India and the ‘brown cloud’ associated with it

SHOCS 2 - Strengthening Hydrometeorological Operations and Services in the Caribbean SIDS – Phase 2

Finnish-Nepalese Project for Improving Capability of the Government of Nepal to respond to the increased risks related to weather related natural disasters caused by climate change - Phase 2 (FNEP 2)

Strengthening Hydro-Meteorological Services for Bhutan (SHSB)

Regional Andean Programme to Enhance Weather, Water and Climate Services and Development (PRASDES)

Promoting Adaptation to Climate Change by Reducing Weather and Climate-Related Losses through Improved Services in Sudan (FISU)

Strengthening the resilience of people living in high risk urban and semi-urban areas to weather-related disasters

CLImate Modelling and OBservations (in India) - CLIMOB

Raihanatul Jannat

Doctoral Researcher

  • Institution University of Eastern Finland/Center for Climate, Energy, and Environmental Law (CCEEL)
  • Department/faculty School of Law

I am a doctoral researcher at the UEF Law School. My PhD research focuses specifically on international, transnational, and regional climate change laws and policies, gender based adaptation laws and policies, and socio-economic resilience of rural women. Through my research, I aim to conduct comparative case studies on Bangladesh and the Finnish Arctic. I am employed as the Coordinator for the Center for Climate Change, Environment, and Energy Law (CCEEL) and I am a member of the Climate Change and International Environmental Law research group from CCEEL. My other research interests include climate justice, environmental justice, and human rights.