Welcome to my personal space in the UEF Wiki. At the moment I am taking a leave of absence from my work at the School of Forest Sciences, Faculty of Science and Forestry, University of Eastern Finland, having taken a position as a Senior Research Advisor (starting on 1.10.2014) at the University of Helsinki. The info in this page concerns my work related to UEF
My main interests are the areas of:
My latest projects are:
Support for Vocational Training in Sustainable Forestry (Tempus project coordinated by the University of Lleida)
I have the degree of Doctor of Science (Agr. & Forestry) from the University of Eastern Finland, as well as a MSc (Agr. & Forestry) from the University of Joensuu and another MSc level degree in forestry (Ingeniero de Montes) from the Polythecnical University of Madrid.You can read more information about my background and experience here.
I have participated in the teaching of various courses and modules. Find here a list of my teaching activities.
I have published some articles (peer and non-peer review), abstracts and acted as editor in a book. Find here a list of my academic publications
In addition to my interest in bioenergy and forestry education, I am also interested in intercultural communication, and I have conducted some intercultural workshops as well as some basic research on this. I am also a founding member of EduSilva, an organization that develops forestry and environmental education.
I have been involved in few other activities such as: