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 1973 2020

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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Open coating with natural wax particles enables scalable, non-toxic hydrophobation of cellulose-based textiles

Forsman, N., Johansson, L-S., Koivula, H., Tuure, M., Kääriäinen, P. & Österberg, M., 1 Jan 2020, In : Carbohydrate Polymers. 227, 9 p., 115363.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

A cross-cultural survey of umami familiarity in European countries

Cecchini, M. P., Knaapila, A., Hoffmann, E., Boschi, F., Hummel, T. & Iannilli, E., 2019, In : Food Quality and Preference. 74, p. 172-178

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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
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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., 2019, In : Food Chemistry: X.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access

Activities 1980 2020

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

The 6th InternationalVitamin Conference 2020

Vieno Piironen (Scientific Committee Member)
22 Sep 202025 Sep 2020

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

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

Terveyden ja hyvinvoinnin laitos (External organisation)

Maijaliisa Erkkola (Expert member)
Mar 2019 → …

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

Opponent of PhD thesis, Jennie Berglund

Maija Tenkanen (Supervisor)
1 Feb 2019

Activity: Examination typesOpponent of doctoral dissertation

Prizes

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