Finnish Museum of Natural History

Organisational unit: Independent institute

Organisation Profile

The Universities Act states (as of January 1, 2010):

  ”In the University of Helsinki functions the Finnish Museum of Natural History, which is responsible of the curation, augmentation, and presentation of the national natural history collections as well as of research and teaching based on these.

Specific tasks of the FMNH are to:
1. conduct research in its focal fields;
2. function as a centre of expertise in stable isotope dating methods;
3. function as a specialist authority in its field to support the environmental administration ;
4. practice public outreach and popular-scientific publishing in the field of natural history;
5. offer its collections for use by research and tuition especially in zoology, geology, botany, and mycology within the University of Helsinki;

6. coordinate the research, monitoring, and collection work of the natural history collections and botanic gardens of Finland

Latest research outputs

  1. Can we really predict a catastrophic worldwide decline of entomofauna and its drivers?

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  2. The dIANA database – Resource for isotopic paleodietary research in the Baltic Sea area

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  3. Definition of the Bradysia luctifica group (Diptera, Sciaridae), with the description of five new species

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Research publications per year

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