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 1977 2024

Publications 1974 2019

A cross-sectional study of children's temperament, food consumption and the role of food-related parenting practices

Kaukonen, R., Lehto, E., Ray, C., Vepsäläinen, H., Nissinen, K., Korkalo, L., Koivusilta, L., Sajaniemi, N., Erkkola, M. & Roos, E., 1 Jul 2019, In : Appetite. 138, p. 136-145 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access

A family AA5_2 carbohydrate oxidase from Penicillium rubens displays functional overlap across the AA5 family

Mollerup, F., Aumala, V., Parikka, K. M., Mathieu, Y., Brumer, H., Tenkanen, T. M. & Master, E., 15 May 2019, In : PLoS One. 14, 5, p. 1-19 19 p., 0216546.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access

Application of NIR imaging to the study of expanded snacks containing amaranth, quinoa and kañiwa

Ramos Diaz, J. M., Rinnan, Å. & Jouppila, K. L., Mar 2019, In : LWT-Food Science and Technology. 2019, 102, p. 8-14

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access

Asiakasetukortilla yhteiskunnallista arvoa

Fogelholm, M., Erkkola, M., Nevalainen, J. I. & Saarijärvi, H., May 2019, In : Kehittyvä Elintarvike. 2019, 2, p. 10-11 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debateProfessional

Activities 1980 2019

International Journal of Food Safety, Nutrition and Public Health (Journal)

Markku Yli-Halla (Reviewer)
Feb 2019 → …

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

Terveyden ja hyvinvoinnin laitos (External organisation)

Maijaliisa Erkkola (Expert member)
Mar 2019 → …

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

Tiedekulma - Helsinki health week

Maijaliisa Erkkola (Speaker: Presenter)
30 Jan 2019

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

Instituto Tecnológico Pesquero y Alimentario, Fundación (AZTI)

Maijaliisa Erkkola (Visiting researcher)
4 Mar 20196 Mar 2019

Activity: Visiting an external institution typesAcademic visit to other institution

Statement for the promotion to docent, Chalmers University of Technology

Maija Tenkanen (Participant)
11 Jan 2019

Activity: Other activity typesOther


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