Land Cover of Early Life Environment Modulates the Risk of Type 1 Diabetes

The study suggests that exposure to an agricultural environment (comprising nonirrigated arable land, fruit trees and berry plantations, pastures, natural pastures, land principally occupied by agriculture with significant areas of natural vegetation, and agroforestry areas) early in life is inversely associated with the risk of type 1 diabetes. This association may be mediated by early…

Drivers of Global Urbanization: Exploring the emerging Urban Society

Chapter in The Routledge Handbook of Henri Lefebvre, The City and Urban Society About a year ago we started writing our contribution to the Routledge Handbook with Panu Lehtovuori and Jani Tartia. Now Drivers of Global Urbanization: Exploring the emerging Urban Society is on pre-order. The core argument of this chapter is that descriptive accounts of global…

URMI STN * URbanisation Mobility Immigration

My role at Tampere University of Technology was to map, study and visualise urbanisation trends in Finland for the URMI project. URMI stands for URbanisation Mobilities and Immigration, was funded by the Academy of Finland and led by the University fo Turku. My focal point was to track different urban phenomenon using open data and…