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  • Viikinkaari 1, Biokeskus 3

    00790 Helsinki


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Description of research and teaching

Hanna is an associate proferssor in sustainable food systems. Her role involves development of new research projects and international collaborations related to sustainable food systems. Her expertise include life cycle assessment, sustainable farming systems, carbon footprint, cellular agriculture and novel foods. 

Education/Academic qualification

Biology, PhD, Oxfordin yliopisto

21 Apr 200715 Oct 2011

Agroecology, Maisteri, University of Helsinki

Postdoctoral Researcher, University of London, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

1 Mar 201610 Sep 2017

Postdoctoral Researcher, European Commission – Joint Research Centre

16 Oct 201131 Dec 2015


  • 4111 Agronomy
  • Agroecology
  • Food systems
  • Cellular agriculture
  • Farming systems
  • 1172 Environmental sciences
  • Life Cycle Assessment
  • Environmental Footprint

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

Publications 2018 2019

Artificial, In-vitro or Cultured? A Conceptual Analysis of Meat from Cell-Cultures

Räty, N. S., Tuomisto, H. & Ryynänen, T., 9 May 2019.

Research output: Conference materialsAbstractResearch


The complexity of sustainable diets

Tuomisto, H. L., May 2019, In : Nature Ecology & Evolution. 3, 5, p. 720-721 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorialScientific

The eco‐friendly burger: Could cultured meat improve the environmental sustainability of meat products?

Tuomisto, H. L., Jan 2019, In : EMBO Reports. 20, 1, 6 p., 47395.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorialScientific

Challenges of prospective life cycle assessment of emerging cell-culture based technologies for food production

Tuomisto, H., 2 Dec 2018, p. 444.

Research output: Conference materialsAbstractResearch

Projects 2018 2023

Activities 2018 2020

New Food Conference

Hanna Tuomisto (Speaker)
23 Apr 202024 Apr 2020

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

New protein sources from new perspectives -Towards healthy and sustainable diets

Hanna Tuomisto (Attendee)
15 Jan 2019

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

Frontiers in sustainable food systems (Journal)

Hanna Tuomisto (Reviewer)
19 Feb 2019

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

Press / Media

Tubettajien haastattelu YouTube videoon ruoantuotannon kestävyydestä

Hanna Tuomisto


1 item of media coverage

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Onko luomu ympäristöteko? (Haastattelu Kuluttaja-lehteen)

Hanna Tuomisto


1 item of media coverage

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A-studio: Tulevaisuuden ruoka

Hanna Tuomisto


1 item of media coverage

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