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    00014

    Finland

1992 …2018
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Education information

Palomäen lukio (high school), Kouvola, Finland, 1980.
Master of Science (MSc) degree, Univ. Helsinki, Finland, 1990.
Licenciate in Philosophy degree, Univ. Helsinki, Finland, 1992.
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree, Univ. Helsinki, Finland, 1994.
Docent in Evolutionary Biology, Univ. Helsinki, Finland, 1998.

Education/Academic qualification

Genetics, PhD, University of Helsinki

Fields of Science

  • 1181 Ecology, evolutionary biology
  • Social evolution
  • Population genetics
  • social insects
  • conservation genetics

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

Publications 1992 2018

Facultative polygyny and habitat succession in boreal ants

Seppä, P., Sundström, L. & Punttila, P., 1995, In : Biological journal of the Linnean Society. 56, 4, p. 533-551 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Low paternity in the hornet Vespa crabro indicates that multiple mating by queens is derived in vespine wasps

Foster, K. R., Seppä, P., Ratnieks, F. L. W. & Thoren, P. A., 1999, In : Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 46, p. 252-257 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Gene flow and population viscosity in Myrmica ants

Seppä, P. & Pamilo, P., 1995, In : Heredity. 74, p. 200-209 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Reproduction in foundress associations of the social wasp, Polistes carolina: conventions, competition, and skew

Seppä, P., Queller, D. & Strassmann, J., 2002, In : Behavioral Ecology. 13, p. 531-542

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Projects 2012 2017

The Centre of Excellence in Biological Interactions (BIOINT)

Sundström, L., Kokko, H., Bos, N., Freitak, D., Salmela, H., Helanterä, H., Johansson, H., Laakso, J., Seppä, P., Lindström, S., Morandin, C., Paviala, J., Pekkonen, M., Pulliainen, U., Ozan, M., Schultner, E., Stucki, D., Wolf, J., Galarza, J., Kulmuni, J., Hakala, S. M. & Dhaygude, K.

01/01/201231/12/2017

Project: Research project

Activities 1988 2018

Supervision of a MSc thesis: Anne Aittamäki

Perttu Seppä (Co-supervisor)
2018

Activity: Examination typesSupervision of other thesis (Master's, Licentiate)

Supervision of a PhD thesis: Roxana Preston

Perttu Seppä (Co-supervisor)
2018 → …

Activity: Examination typesSupervisor or co-supervisor of doctoral thesis

Faculty of Biological and Environmental Sciences (Organisational unit)

Perttu Seppä (Board member)
20182022

Activity: Membership typesMembership or other role in public Finnish or international organization

Faculty of Biological and Environmental Sciences (Organisational unit)

Perttu Seppä (Board member)
2017

Activity: Membership typesAssessment of candidates for academic posts

Supervision of a MSc thesis: Mats Ittonen

Perttu Seppä (Co-supervisor)
2017

Activity: Examination typesSupervision of other thesis (Master's, Licentiate)

Press / Media

Kouvolan Sanomat: haastattelu

Perttu Seppä

01/01/2010

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

Satakunnan radio: haastattelu

Perttu Seppä

01/01/2009

1 media contribution

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Helsinki University Bulletin: an interview

Perttu Seppä

01/01/2008

1 media contribution

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Radio Helsinki, makasiiniohjelma Nykyaika: haastattelu

Perttu Seppä

01/01/2006

1 media contribution

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Helsingin kaupunginkirjasto, iGS Tietohuoltoasema: asiantuntija

Perttu Seppä

01/01/2006

1 media contribution

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