Forty years of Forest Sciences in Joensuu

Forty years of Forest Sciences in Joensuu celebration Friday 9th of September 2022

Thank you to everyone who participated in the celebrations. Pictures gallery from the event can be accessed here: UEF Forest40 in pictures (Seminar pictures by Varpu Heiskanen & evening pictures by Mitja Piipponen)

This year, The School of Forest Sciences celebrates forty years of forest education and related scientific activities in Joensuu. Three seminars and evening event will be held on Friday 9th of September 2022 on the Joensuu campus, Carelia building. There will be various accompanying sessions between seminars and evening celebrations, such as course lunches for annual courses and other gatherings.

Welcome, all the Masters and Doctors who have graduated from the School of Forest Sciences at the University of Eastern Finland or the Faculty of Forestry at the University of Joensuu, and students currently studying for Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Doctoral degrees at the School of Forest Sciences, current and former employees of the school, and everyone interested in Joensuu forest sciences.

Light artist Kari Kola is creating a festive light installation for the evening party premises. Live music is provided during the evening, starting with calm harmonies by the male quartet Pienet Sievät and later the local cover band Suklaamunat will bring up the energy to the dance floor.

Make sure to follow the event hashtag #UEFforest40 for updates on social media!

Picture: Shutterstock by Alex Stemmers