VALUE News and events


VALUE Newsletters: 2/2011, 1/2011

News 2017

Over 30 dissertations defended by the VALUE doctoral candidates by the end of 2017. See more...

News 2015

Northern hydrology – research methods and foreseen changes in Oulu, Finland on Autumn 2015. Read more...

Seventeen dissertations defended in VALUE program so far. See more...

Spatial multicriteria analysis for environmental decision-making in Oulu, Finland on 21.-23.1.2015. Read more...

News 2013

VALUE Concluding Seminar was arranged in Helsinki on November 19-20, 2013. See the program here.

VALUE Joint Seminar 2012 was on October in Tvärminne Research Station. Read more...

News 2012

Next VALUE Joint Seminar 2012 is on October 2-4 in Tvärminne Research Station of the University of Helsinki. See the program.

Next VALUE Seminar will be on October in Tvärminne Research Station. Read more about the courses and events in Education.

VALUE Annual seminar was in Turku on February 2012, followed by a course on Scientific writing.

News 2011

Next VALUE Joint seminar will be in Turku on February 13-14, 2012, followed by a three-day course on Scientific writing. More information about these and other courses and events in 2012 here.

New students were selected in November 2011, read more. The call for matching funding positions is continuous, next deadline will be announced later.

VALUE Joint Seminar 2011 was on October in Konnevesi Research Station. See the program.

New matching funding students were selected in August 2011, see the selections.

VALUE Joint Seminar 2011 on October 11 to 13, in Konnevesi Research Station in the middle of Finland. See the first draft of the program.

Matching funding positions will be decided by August 30, 2012. The call is continuous, next deadline is in autumn 2011.

Call for matching funding positions is continuous, next deadline is May 2, 2011. Read more on the call.

VALUE Joint Seminar 2011 on October 11 to 13, in Konnevesi Research Station in the middle of Finland. Mark the dates in your calendar!

Conference on Sustainable Watershed Management, 19-23 September 2011, Istanbul, Turkey - see the first call.

Research Training Course Towards more interdisciplinary and diverse research approaches on sustainable water and infrastructures (TISWA) on 13-15 June, 2011 at TUT. Deadline for registrations 15 May, 2011. Read more.

FoSW symposium on Ecosystem services in soil and water research, 7-10 June 2011 in Uppsala, Sweden. Read more about the conference and the call for abstracts.

VALUE  Annual seminar 2011 was held on February at the University of Oulu, Oulu - see the program.

Symposium on Climate Change Challenges in River Basin Management, 17–20 January 2011, Oulu, Finland. See the conference web page.


News 2010

Course on Environmental chemistry of phosphorus – linkage between watershed and recipient water started, read more.

New matching students were selected in October 2010. The new students with their research projects complement the research in VALUE. See the selections fall 2010.

Joint seminar in Mekrijärvi Ilomantsi was held on May 2010.

Opening seminar was held on 17 to 18 February, 2010 at Aalto University, Otaniemi, Espoo

The first students were selected in December 2009. See the selections 2010.

News 2009

110 graduate schools and 901 doctoral student positions for 2010–2013 The Academy of Finland made decisions regarding 110 graduate schools, 901 graduate school positions and graduate school coordinators for 2010–2013. Two new graduate schools were awarded funding, the other one of them in the field of biosciences and environmental research, VALUE – Doctoral School in Integrated Catchment and Water Resources Managements.

More information:

Instructional coordinator Riitta Kamula, Tel. +358 29 448 3566, riitta.kamula at