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 2025

Publications 1973 2020

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
File

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

ELIMÄKI locus is required for vertical proprioceptive response in birch trees

Alonso Serra, J. A., Shi, X., Peaucelle, A., Rastas, P., Bourdon, M., Immanen, J., Takahashi, J., Koivula, H., Eswaran, G., Muranen, S. J., Help, H., Smolander, O-P., Su, C., Safronov, O., Gerber, L., Salojärvi, J., Hagqvist, R., Mähönen, A. P., Helariutta, Y. & Nieminen, K., 30 Jan 2020, In : Current Biology. 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Activities 1980 2020

Suomen Keliakialiiton asiantuntijaneuvosto (External organisation)

Hanna Ahola (Expert member)
Jan 2020 → …

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

Industrial Crops and Products (Journal)

Annele Hatakka (Reviewer)
19 Jan 2020

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

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

Speaker: Active polysaccharide aerogels for extending the shelf-life of fresh plant products

Kirsi S. Mikkonen (Speaker)
18 Feb 202020 Feb 2020

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

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

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