Next seminars

Welcome to Viikki Food Science online seminars in spring 2021 as follows


Until further notice, the seminars are held only online using Zoom

Meeting ID: 658 7377 7037

Passcode: 733308


February 25th, at 15:00

Miriam Torres-Miralles, MSc, Doctoral Candidate (Department of Agricultural Sciences, University of Helsinki)

Contribution of High Nature Value farming systems to sustainable livestock production


March 25th, at 15:00

Kamil Piwowarek, PhD, Researcher and lecturer (Department of Food Biotechnology and Microbiology, Institute of Food Sciences, Warsaw University of Life Sciences, Poland)

Propionic acid bacteria – source of metabolites important for industry. Possibilities of using waste materials for the production of propionic acid, vitamin B12 and trehalose


April 29th, at 15:00

Mari Niva, PhD, Professor of Consumer Studies (Department of Economics and Management, University of Helsinki)

Towards sustainable food consumption? Practices, change and persistence


May 20th, at 15:00

Xin Huang, PhD, Postdoctoral Researcher (Department of Food and Nutrition, University of Helsinki)

Challenges in gluten analysis and MMM Avepure project


June 10th, at 15:00

Liisa Korkalo, PhD, University Lecturer (Department of Food and Nutrition, University of Helsinki)

Preschool-aged children and vegan and vegetarian diets






Note to doctoral candidates: You can earn 1–3 credits for FHDP-013 Research Seminar in Food Science by participating in seminar sessions (1–2 cr) and giving a presentation yourself (1 cr).


For more information or suggesting for future speakers, please contact the coordinators of the seminar series: Noora Mäkelä, Bhawani Chamlagain and Antti Knaapila.