Department of Food and Nutrition

  • Finland

Organization profile

Organisation Profile

The Department of Food and Environmental Sciences consists of six divisions: Chemistry and Biochemistry, Food Chemistry, Food Technology, Microbiology (and Biotechnology), Nutrition and Environmental Soil Science.

Department's research areas are

  • Food production chains
  • Food quality and healhy nutrition
  • Utilization of microbial resources
  • Vital soil and clean environment

 

International and National Collaboration Publications and projects within past five years.

Projects

Publications

Active food packaging through controlled in situ production and release of hexanal

Lehtonen, M., Kekäläinen, S., Nikkilä, I., Kilpeläinen, P., Tenkanen, M. & Mikkonen, K. S., 30 Mar 2020, In : Food chemistry. X. 5, 10 p., 100074.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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Assembling of the interfacial layer affects the physical and oxidative stability of faba bean protein-stabilized oil-in-water emulsions with chitosan

Liu, C., Pei, R., Peltonen, L. & Heinonen, M., May 2020, In : Food Hydrocolloids. 102, 11 p., 105614.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Bone health in women with a history of gestational diabetes or obesity

Engberg, E., Koivusalo, S. B., Huvinen, E. & Viljakainen, H. T., Apr 2020, In : Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica. 99, 4, p. 477-487 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Colloidal features of softwood galactoglucomannans-rich extract

Bhattarai, M., Sulaeva, I., Pitkänen, L., Kontro, I., Tenkanen, M., Potthast, A. & Mikkonen, K. S., 27 Apr 2020, In : Carbohydrate Polymers. 116368.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
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Comparison of novel fungal mycelia strains and sustainable growth substrates to produce humidity-resistant biocomposites

Tacer Caba, Z., Varis, J. J., Lankinen, P. & Mikkonen, K. S., 12 Apr 2020, In : Materials and design. 108728.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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Activities

6th ISEKI-Food Conference

Vieno Piironen (Scientific Committee Member)
8 Jul 202010 Jul 2020

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

Applied and Environmental Microbiology (Journal)

Annele Hatakka (Member of editorial board)
1 Jan 202031 Dec 2022

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review of manuscripts

Industrial Crops and Products (Journal)

Annele Hatakka (Reviewer)
19 Jan 2020

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review of manuscripts

EASAC - the European Academies Science Advisory Council (External organisation)

Maija Tenkanen (Board member)
1 Jan 2020 → …

Activity: Membership typesMembership or other role in national/international committee, council, board

Towards a smarter shopping list -projektin kick off, Bilbao, Espanja

Maijaliisa Erkkola (Speaker: Presenter)
21 Feb 2020

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

Prizes

Academy of Finland award

Mari Anneli Sandell (Recipient), 9 Nov 2012

Prize: Prizes and awards

Agronomiliiton vuoden vaikuttaja 2015

Hannu Salovaara (Recipient), 24 Oct 2015

Prize: Prizes and awards

Award, The Marcus Wallenberg prize

Maija Tenkanen (Recipient), 2003

Prize: Prizes and awards

Award for Masters Thesis

Ndegwa Maina (Recipient), 1 Sep 2006

Prize: Prizes and awards