Organization profile

Organisation Profile

The Doctoral Programme in Food Chain and Health (acronym FoodHealth) is a multidisciplinary doctoral programme in food sciences covering food science research throughout the whole food chain. It allows the examination of food from several complementary perspectives, as well as cooperation with the whole food sector. The multidisciplinary doctoral programme enables the examination of food from several complementary perspectives, as well as cooperation with the whole food sector. The food research areas are e.g. food chemistry, food control, food economy, food hygiene, food microbiology, food technology, food toxicology, meat inspection, microbiology of primary production and nutrition.

The doctoral programme has attracted doctoral candidates and researchers from the Faculty of Agriculture and Forestry and the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine. Multidisciplinary research activities and training are purposed to provide the candidates with a wide perspective to their research area and enable them to utilize their training not only in academia but also in industry.

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

Projects 2010 2022

Publications 1998 2019

Antibacterial polymer fibres by rosin compounding and melt-spinning

Kanerva, M., Puolakka, A., Takala, T. M., Elert, A. M., Mylläri, V., Jönkkäri, I., Sarlin, E., Seitsonen, J., Ruokolainen, J., Saris, P. & Vuorinen, J., 8 May 2019, In : Materials Today Communications.

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

Open Access

Associations between meeting combinations of 24-hour movement recommendations and dietary patterns of children: A 12-country study

ISCOLE Res Grp, Jan 2019, In : Preventive Medicine. 118, p. 159-165 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Activities 2008 2019

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

Terveyden ja hyvinvoinnin laitos (External organisation)

Maijaliisa Erkkola (Expert member)
Mar 2019 → …

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

Helen Cripps

Jari Salo (Host)
13 Jan 201916 Jan 2019

Activity: Hosting a visitor typesAcademic visit at UH

Väitöskirjan pääohjaaja Itä-Suomen yliopistossa, lääketieteen laitos, kansanterveysrtiede

Carina Tikkanen-Kaukanen (Supervisor), Martins Ekor (Co-supervisor), Jussi Kauhanen (Co-supervisor)
Jan 2019Mar 2021

Activity: Examination typesSupervisor or co-supervisor of doctoral thesis

Statement for the promotion to docent, Chalmers University of Technology

Maija Tenkanen (Participant)
11 Jan 2019

Activity: Other activity typesOther


Doctorate, Honoris Causa

Fred Stoddard (Recipient), 19 Dec 2018

Prize: Prizes and awards


EIT FOODIO-Food Solutions Award

Mamata Bhattarai (Recipient), Pia C Silventoinen (Recipient), Mohammad Azizkhani (Recipient), Laura Toppinen (Recipient), Sharon Abderhalden (Recipient), Maite Iriondo (Recipient), Beatriz Fernandez (Recipient), Valeria Belokhvostov (Recipient), Lital Cohen (Recipient) & Michael Faivush (Recipient), 12 Dec 2018

Prize: Prizes and awards

Magister Bonus - Hyvä opettaja

Jari Salo (Recipient), 24 Nov 2017

Prize: Prizes and awards