Finnish Museum of Natural History

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Organization profile

Organisation Profile

The Universities Act states (as of January 1, 2010):

  ”In the University of Helsinki functions the Finnish Museum of Natural History, which is responsible of the curation, augmentation, and presentation of the national natural history collections as well as of research and teaching based on these.

Specific tasks of the FMNH are to:
1. conduct research in its focal fields;
2. function as a centre of expertise in stable isotope dating methods;
3. function as a specialist authority in its field to support the environmental administration ;
4. practice public outreach and popular-scientific publishing in the field of natural history;
5. offer its collections for use by research and tuition especially in zoology, geology, botany, and mycology within the University of Helsinki;

6. coordinate the research, monitoring, and collection work of the natural history collections and botanic gardens of Finland

 

www.luomus.fi

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

Profiles

No photo of Teuvo Ahti
19962019
No photo of Sami Aikio
20002017
No photo of Roni Andersson

Roni Andersson

Person: Other personnel, UH

20072012
Photo of Laura Arppe

Laura Arppe

Person: UH, Teaching and research personnel

20032019

Projects 1954 2040

Synthesys+ Synthesis of systematic resources

Sihvonen, P. M.

01/02/201931/01/2023

Project: Research project

Valtakunnallinen lintu- ja lepakkoseuranta

Valkama, J. P. T. & Björklund, H. M. T.

01/04/201831/03/2019

Project: Research project

Pronssikauden hautojen luututkimus

Salo, K. H. & Lahtinen, M.

01/03/2018 → …

Project: Research project_Research

Publications 1974 2019

A benchmark dataset of herbarium specimen images with label data

Dillen, M., Groom, Q., Chagnoux, S., Güntsch, A., Hardisty, A., Haston, E., Livermore, L., Runnel, V., Schulman, L., Willemse, L., Wu, Z. & Phillips, S., 8 Feb 2019, In : Biodiversity Data Journal. 7, 15 p., e31817.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
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A previously undescribed Javan tiger Panthera tigris sondaica specimen, and other old, rare tiger specimens in the Finnish Museum of Natural History

Heino, M. T., Granroth, J. P., Aspi, J. & Pihlström, H. S., 1 Jan 2019, In : Mammal Study. 44, 1, 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Archaeognatha, siimahäntäiset

Viljanen, H. M., Vilkamaa, P. A. & Silfverberg, H. H., 2019, In : Lajiluettelo. 2018

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleProfessional

A regional approach to Nordic crop wild relative in situ conservation planning

Fitzgerald, H. S., Palme, A., Asdal, Å., Endresen, D., Kiviharju, E., Lund, B., Rasmussen, M., Thorbjornsson, H. & Weibull, J., 2019, In : Plant Genetic Resources. 12 p., doi:10.1017/S147926211800059X.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Blattodea, torakat

Viljanen, H. M., Albrecht, A. C. & Silfverberg, H. H., 2019, In : Lajiluettelo. 2018

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleProfessional

Activities 1972 2019

SCIENTIFIC REVIEW GROUP ON TRADE IN WILD FAUNA AND FLORA

Péter Poczai (Attendee)
11 Feb 2019

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

Linnustonseurannan uudet järjestelmät

Heidi Björklund (Speaker)
9 Feb 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Denis G. Melnikov

Alexander Sennikov (Host)
11 Feb 20191 Mar 2019

Activity: Hosting a visitor typesAcademic visit at UH

Member of doctoral thesis committee

Jaakko Tapani Hyvönen (Supervisor)
7 Feb 2019 → …

Activity: Examination typesMember of doctoral thesis committee / follow-up group

Zootaxa (Journal)

Pekka Vilkamaa (Reviewer)
23 Jan 2019

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

Prizes

1st prize in Apps4Finland -competition

Mikko Einari Heikkinen (Recipient), 4 Dec 2012

Prize: Prizes and awards

1st prize in Apps4Finland-competition

Mikko Einari Heikkinen (Recipient), 7 Oct 2010

Prize: Prizes and awards

2nd Best Poster

Diego Pavon Jordan (Recipient), 2015

Prize: Prizes and awards

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2nd prize in Apps4Finland -competition

Mikko Einari Heikkinen (Recipient), 4 Dec 2012

Prize: Prizes and awards

Alumni of the year 2009 - Vuoden alumni 2009

Markku Juhani Oinonen (Recipient), 10 Oct 2009

Prize: Prizes and awards

Press / Media

A TV interview on bird ringing: MTV3 Kymmenen uutiset

Markus Valdemar Piha

12/02/2019

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

Missä muuttolintumme ovat juuri nyt?

Jari Pentti Tapani Valkama

03/02/2019

1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media

Lasten tiedekysymykset LIVE

Markus Valdemar Piha

31/01/2019

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

Interview: MTV uutiset

Juho Pauli Timoteus Paukkunen

31/01/2019

1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media

Ykkösaamu: Nykyajan tutkimusmatkailijat

Sanni Tuulikki Turunen

10/01/2019

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media