Become a member of the HYVÄT board 2020


HYVÄT’s next board will be nominated in the Autumn General Meeting on Tue 26th of November, 18:00-19:00 @ Kattosauna Sivistys (Leppäsuonkatu 11, 3rd floor). To become a board member,  please join the meeting or send your consent/application to if you cannot be there physically. The board members must be regular members of HYVÄT.

HYVÄT General Meeting in 2017

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Call for applications for the Scientific Council for term 2020-2021

The Student Union HYY and HYVÄT are now seeking for one actual postgraduate student member for the Scientific Council for the 2020–2021 term. The postgraduate student member must be registered for attendance at the University of Helsinki as a postgraduate student.

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HYVÄT Autumn General Meeting 2019 / Sääntömääräinen syyskokous 2019

Welcome to the Autumn General Meeting on Tuesday November 26th, starting at 18.00 at Kattosauna Sivistys (Leppäsuonkatu 11, the same place where we had sitsit in September). After the meeting, we will have the Christmas Party starting at 19:00 in the same location.

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Enthusiastic for the new term as representative

João was elected as tthe PhD representative in the Doctoral Programme in Drug Research without voting.
Come to the HYVÄT Election Night in on Nov 7th at 18:00 in Dubliner (Mannerheimintie 5) to see all the election results.

Remember to cast your votes by Nov 7th 18:00. See your email for more details.

My name is João Pedro Martins, a 28-year-old Portuguese living in Finland for about 4 years. I received my bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Engineering in 2012, at the University of Trásos-Montes e Alto Douro (UTAD), Portugal, and a Master’s degree in the same field, at the University of PortoCurrently, I am PhD student in the Doctoral Programme in Drug Research (DPDR) at the Faculty of Pharmacy. 

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Call for applications for a PhD student representative in DPDR

HYVÄT is looking for a PhD student representative for the doctoral Programme in Drug Research (DPDR) for the term from August 2019 until the end of the year. Being a student representative is a rewarding experience on many levels and an opportunity to improve the doctoral education. Starting in the position now also gives good background for continuing during the next term 2020-2021 after the autumn’s election.

Apply by sending a freely formed application to the HYVÄT board ( at latest on Sun Aug 4th. You have to be a PhD student in the programme to be eligible to apply.

The aim of DPDR is to educate experts that have a wide view of drugs and toxicology. DPDR is a multidisciplinary doctoral programme and research in DPDR covers the life cycle of medicines and toxicology. More specifically, groups in DPDR study diverse areas in drug research, such as drug design and synthesis, bioactivity screening, pharmaceutical microbiology, drug formulation, nanomedicine, industrial manufacturing, pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, analytics, drug interactions, pharmacogenetics, pharmacology and clinical pharmacology, clinic al drug research, pharmacoepidemiology, clinical pharmacy, pharmacoeconomics, toxicology and clinical toxicology and veterinary drug research.