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Description of research and teaching

Major interests

  • Applying methods used in evolutionary biology to linguistics
  • Phylogeography of languages, language change in time and place
  • Factors promoting divergence of linguistic lineages
  • The origin of Uralic languages and Finnish dialects

Keywords

  • 118 Biological sciences

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

Publications 2005 2016

Mating isolation between the ant Myrmica rubra and its microgynous social parasite

Leppänen, J., Seppä, P., Vepsäläinen, K. & Savolainen, R., Feb 2016, In : Insectes Sociaux. 63, 1, p. 79-86 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

The impact of weather and the phase of the rodent cycle on breeding population of waterbirds in Finnish Lapland

Lehikoinen, A., Fraixedas, S., Burgas, D., Eriksson, H., Henttonen, H., Laakkonen, H., Lehikoinen, P., Lehtomäki, J., Leppänen, J., Mäkeläinen, S., Niemimaa, J., Pihlajaniemi, M., Santaharju, J. & Välimäki, K., 2016, In : Ornis Fennica. 93, 1, p. 31-46 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Genetic divergence between the sympatric queen morphs of the ant Myrmica rubra

Leppänen, J., Seppä, P., Vepsäläinen, K. & Savolainen, R., May 2015, In : Molecular Ecology. 24, 10, p. 2463-2476 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Comparative phylogeography of the ants Myrmica ruginodis and Myrmica rubra

Leppänen, J., Vepsäläinen, K., Anthoni, H. & Savolainen, R., 2013, In : Journal of Biogeography. 40, 3, p. 479-491 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Phylogeography and population genetics of social parasitism in Myrmica ants

Leppänen, J., 30 Nov 2012, Helsinki: Unigrafia. 109 p.

Research output: ThesisDoctoral ThesisCollection of Articles

Activities 2006 2017

  • 24 Organisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars
  • 3 Public Talks
  • 1 Supervision of other thesis (Master's, Licentiate)
  • 1 Academic visit to other institution

Oikos Finland conference 2017

Jenni Santaharju (Speaker: Presenter)
31 Jan 20171 Feb 2017

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesPublic Talks

OIKOS Finland pre-conference symposium in memory of Academician of Science, Professor Ilkka Hanski

Jenni Santaharju (Attendee)
30 Jan 2017

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesPublic Talks

ESEB 2017

Jenni Santaharju (Speaker: Presenter)
20 Aug 201725 Aug 2017

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

The Fennoscandian and Finno-Ugric past in the light of genes, languages and cultures

Jenni Santaharju (Member of organizing committee)
10 Feb 201611 Feb 2016

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

Archeogenetics in the Archipelago Workshop

Jenni Santaharju (Attendee)
1 Aug 20165 Aug 2016

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