Thule Science Days 2015 - Research on the Change in the North

Tiistai, lokakuu 27, 2015 (Koko päivä) - Keskiviikko, lokakuu 28, 2015 (Koko päivä)

Thule Science Days 2015 Program

Thule Science Days 2015 - Research on the Change in the North

Highlights of the Thule Institute's Research Program 2012 - 2015

Program:

Tue October 27, 2015

Lecture Room IT112, Linnanmaa, University of Oulu
Paavo Havaksen tie 3, Oulu, Finland

9:00 Opening words by Research Professor Kari Strand

People in the North

9:10 Keynote presentation: Work in the cold
Hannu Rintamäki, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health

9:40 One health
Antti Oksanen, Finnish Food Safety Authority Evira

10:00 Growing up in indigenous communities: Adolescents and Wellbeing among the Evenkis in Russia
Svetlana Huusko, Cultural Anthropology, University of Oulu

10:15 The arctic populations are ageing: cross-regional variations and trends in the last decades
Anastasia Emelyanova, Thule Institute, University of Oulu

10:30 Approaches to risk assessment
Arja Rautio, Thule Institute, University of Oulu

10:45 Coffee

Climate Change and the Environment

11:15 Keynote presentation: Long term phenological monitoring in Finland
Eero Kubin, Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke)

11:45 Seasonal variation exceeds UVB and temperature effects in three Spagnum species from a subarctic peatland
Anna Hyyryläinen, Department of Biology, University of Oulu

12:00  Epigenetic regulation in scots pine adaptation
Emmi Alakärppä, Genetics and Physiology unit, University of Oulu

12:15 Genetic structure of an endangered orchid on a local spatial scale
Hilde Hens, Thule Institute, University of Oulu

12:30  Lunch (at own cost)

13:30 Restoration of forest naturalness
Anne-Maarit Hekkala, Thule Institute, University of Oulu

13:45 The role of geodiversity for threatened species distributions in Finnish national parks
Helena Tukiainen, Department of Geography, University of Oulu

14:00 Climate change and boreal rivers: predicting present-day patterns and future changes in environmental responses of river communities
Kaisa Mustonen, Thule Institute, University of Oulu

14:15 Provenance analysis of late glacial – holocene sediments in SW Barents Sea
Ekaterina Kaparulina, Thule Institute, University of Oulu

14:30 Poster Session with refreshments

16:00 End of the day

 

Wed October 28, 2015

Lecture Room IT112, Linnanmaa, University of Oulu
Paavo Havaksen tie 3, Oulu, Finland

Sustainable Resources Management

9:00 Keynote presentation: Salmonid fish resources and the climate change
Jaakko Erkinaro, Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke)

9:30 Insights from the ENVIMAT model to prevent sector aggregation bias in environmentally extended input output modeling of raw material flows
Pablo Piñero, Thule Institute, University of Oulu

9:45 Environmental and economic impacts of home electricity management system
Jean-Nicolas Louis, Thule Institute, University of Oulu

10:00 The recovery system for electrical and electronic waste in Finland: strengths and challenges
Jenni Ylä-Mella, NorTech Oulu, Thule Institute, University of Oulu

10:15 An overview of heavy mineral potentiality of river sand and bay island of Bangladesh
Al-Tamini Tapu, Oulu Mining School, University of Oulu

10:30 Coffee

11:00 Multi-criteria assessment for evaluation social sustainability of bioenergy value chains
Elena Fedorova, Thule Institute, NorTech Oulu, University of Oulu

11:15 Peatland hydrology: lessons learned from a high frequency sampling campaign in 2012
Riku Eskelinen, Water Resources and Environmental Engineering Research Group, University of Oulu

Ways forward

11:30,  Chair Kari Strand

UArctic cooperation
Kirsi Latola, University of the Arctic

University of Oulu - new strategy and structural changes
Kari Stand, Thule Institute, University of Oulu

Discussion

12:15 Lunch (at own cost)

 

Researcher Workshop

13:15, Chair Arja Rautio

Introduction to the theme
Res. Prof. Arja Rautio, Thule Institute, University of Oulu

Addresses of young doctors in working life

Research community as a resource
Prof. Kirsi Pyhältö, Education, University of Oulu

14:30 Coffee

Workshop continues

16:30 End of the day

 

Posters
- available during the whole seminar at the Lobby f the Environmental Sciences Building

  • Body mass index and brain white matter structure in young individuals at risk for psychosis – the Oulu brain and mind study, Jenni Koivukangas, Department of Psychiatry, Centre for Clinical Neuroscience, University of Oulu
     
  • Neuropsychological performance of Finnish and Egyptian children with autism spectrum disorder, Sherin Elsheikh, PEDEGO Research Unit, Child Psychiatry, University of Oulu
     
  • Multimodal brain analysis in psychosis risk – the Oulu Brain and Mind Study, Juha Veijola, Department of Psychiatry, Research Unit of Clinical Neuroscience, University of Oulu
     
  • Obsessive-compulsive symptoms affect to the social attention of children with autism spectrum disorder, Sanna Kuusikko-Gauffin, PEDEGO Research Unit, Child Psychiatry, University of Oulu
     
  • Structural Racism and health (in)equality – a critical reflection of Indigenous experiences in Canada and Finland, Sandra Juutilainen, Thule Institute, University of Oulu
     
  • Geomorphic sensitivity of the arctic region: geohazards and infrastructure (infrahazard project), Jan Hjort, Department of Geography, University of Oulu
     
  • Comparative study between powders and shaped catalysts in the total oxidation of dichloromethane, Zouhair El Assal, University of Oulu, Faculty of Technology, Environmental and Chemical Engineering
     
  • Studies of conditions of liquid mining waste facilities, Kalashnik Anatolii I, Mining Institute of the Kola Science Centre, Russia
     
  • Environmental and Chemical Engineering (ECE) Research Group, Zouhair El Assal & Rauli Koskinen, University of Oulu, Faculty of Technology, Environmental and Chemical Engineering

 

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