Current and recent research projects



  • Funding: Finnish Research Programme on Nuclear Waste Management (KYT)


Bioassays as tools for assessing safety of sewage sludge fertilizer usage - harmful substances and microplastics under observation (BIOLTA). 2018-2020.

  • A project by Finnish Environment Institute, Funding: Maa- ja vesitekniikan tuki ry, Vesilaitosyhdistys, Björkqvistin rahasto, Maj ja Tor Nesslingin säätiö


Ecological risks of micropollutants from municipal waste water treatment plants – biotesting and its development. 2018-2022.

  • Funding: Koneen säätiö


Effects of water quality on the ecotoxicity of micro- and nanoplastics

  • Funding: Suomen Luonnonsuojelun säätiö, OLVI-säätiö, Jenny ja Antti Wihurin rahasto, KAUTE-säätiö


NORCO, Nordic cosm II. 2018-2018.

  • Funding: Nordic nuclear safety research (NKS)


When metal is toxic? The effects of biotic ligands on metal speciation and toxicity in freshwaters.  2018-2019.

  • Funding: Outi Savonlahti fund


Searching for nanosafety: solution for testing environmental effects of nanomaterials. 2017-

  • Funding: Maj ja Tor Nesslingin säätiö


Nordic cosm pilot study - NORCO. 2016-2016.

  • Funding: Nordic nuclear safety research (NKS)


Can nanocarbons enter the cells? Tissue distribution of carbon nanoparticle fullerene (nC60) in benthic organisms. 2016-

  • Funding: Maa- ja vesitekniikan tuki r.y.


Novel materials for sediment remediation and applicability sorbent remediation under field conditions, 2014 - 2017

  • Funding: Maj and Tor Nessling Foundation


Toxicity of sediments under the influence of mining industry and on-site remediation, 2013 - 2017

  • Funding: Koneen säätiö, Olvi-säätiö, Suomen Kulttuurirahasto, Maa- ja vesitekniikan tuki r.y.