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Meet CCASS Visiting Scholar Sirkku Juhola | CLIMAS

 

Meet CCASS Visiting Scholar Sirkku Juhola

Meet CCASS Visiting Scholar Sirkku Juhola

You are invited to meet and discuss your climate and climate adaptation work over lunch with CCASS Visiting Scholar Sirkku Juhola.

Sirkku is an assistant professor in urban environmental policy at the Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Helsinki. She is also a visiting scholar at the Dept. of Real Estate, Planning, and Geoinformatics at Aalto University and an adjunct professor of social and public policy at the University of Jyväskylä.  

Sirkku holds a BA from the University of Sussex and an MSc and PhD from the University of East Anglia. Since obtaining her PhD, Sirkku has worked at the United Nations University - Institute of Advanced Studies in Japan, the University of Jyväskylä (in Finland, and Umeå University in Sweden.             

Currently, Sirkku is the Deputy Chief Scientists of the Nordic Centre for Excellence on Nordic Strategic Adaptation (NORD-STAR) and a co-chair of Finland’s Climate Panel that was set up in 2011 to advise the Finnish Government on climate policy. She also leads several projects related to carbon neutrality, climate change adaptation, and urban sustainability.

Please join us! The event is sponsored by CCASS and hosted by Jim Buizer.  A light lunch is provided.