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

EITfood Towards a smarter shopping list

Uusitalo, L., Vepsäläinen, H., Kinnunen, S. M., Meinilä, J. & Erkkola, M.

01/01/202031/12/2020

Project: Research project

EITfood See&Eat

Erkkola, M., Makkonen, R. K. & Skaffari, E.

01/01/202031/12/2020

Project: Research project

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

Open Access
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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

Consumer perceptions raised by the food safety inspection report: Does the smiley communicate a food safety risk?

Vainio, A., Kaskela, J., Finell, E., Ollila, S. & Lundén, J., Apr 2020, In : Food Control. 110, 8 p., 106976.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
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Cross-national differences in child food neophobia: A comparison of five European countries

Proserpio, C., Almli, V. L., Sandvik, P., Sandell, M., Methven, L., Wallner, M., Jilani, H., Zeinstra, G. G., Alfaro, B. & Laureati, M., Apr 2020, In : Food Quality and Preference. 81, 9 p., 103861.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Dataset of Verbal evaluation of Umami taste in Europe

Iannilli, E., Knaapila, A., Cecchini, M. P. & Hummel, T., 7 Jan 2020, In : Data in Brief. 2020

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
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Activities

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

Sosioekonomiset erot päiväkoti-ikäisten lasten ruokavaliossa

Liisa Korkalo (Supervisor), Eva Roos (Supervisor), Henna Vepsäläinen (Supervisor)
1 Jan 2020 → …

Activity: Examination typesSupervisor or co-supervisor of doctoral thesis

GENIUS (Generating Excellent Nutrition in UK Schools-network (External organisation)

Maijaliisa Erkkola (Expert member)
1 Jan 2020 → …

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

See & Eat -projektin kick off, University of Reading, UK

Maijaliisa Erkkola (Speaker: Presenter)
3 Feb 20204 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