Health@Tampere3-seminar: Role of the environment on health and well-being


How does the environment affect our health and our well-being? Welcome to discuss this at the seminar held at the University of Tampere on 14 December.

Tampere University of Technology (TUT), The University of Tampere (UTA), and Tampere University of Applied Sciences (TAMK) have organized a series of seminars on Health@Tampere3.

The idea is to bring together researchers in various areas in health research to network and plan new openings in the framework of Tampere3.

The sixth and the last seminar on 14 December 2017 will be dedicated to the role of the environment on health and well-being.

Role of the environment on health and well-being

Time: 14.12.2017, 09:00 - 11:45
Location: University of Tampere, Kalevantie 4, Main Building, Room D10B (Campus map)


09:00 - 09:10 Opening words / Juha Teperi, UTA
09:10 - 09:25 ADELE - Combining health and land cover data / Juho Rajaniemi, TUT
09:25 - 09:40 ADELE - Autoimmune Defense and Living Environment / Heikki Hyöty, Olli Laitinen, UTA
09:40 - 09:55 Biggest scandal of the last 60 years: Lack of safe drinking water and sanitation / Jarmo Hukka, TUT
09:55 - 10:10 Environment and infant development: Humar right aspect / Raija-Leena Punamäki, UTA
10:10 - 10:45 Networking café
10:45 - 11:00 Indoor Environment Quality and Health / Leila Kakko, TAMK
11:00 - 11:15 Global Health of Children - Environmental Enteropathy (EE) / Kirsi-Maarit Lehto, UTA
11:15 - 11:30 Sub-urban forest as wilderness - recreational practices of residents in Hervanta / Eveliina Asikainen, TAMK
11:30 - 11.45 Closing words

Moderator: Mikko Perkiö, University Instructor, Global Health and Development, UTA

For more information, please contact Sanna Saarinen, tel. +358 50 448 1575, sanna.saarinen (at)