International FiDiPro researchers work at universities and research institutes in different parts of Finland. Their research projects cover a wide range of scientific disciplines including mathematics, linguistics, physics, biochemistry, forestry as well as Baltic Sea research. Computer science and history are also represented in the projects.
Read about the experiences of top researchers and Finnish research teams involved in the FiDiPro programme. What interesting findings have emerged from FiDiPro projects and how do FiDiPro researchers like life in Finland?
Historical research strengthens our understanding of the present
"Our time needs self-confident historians, who can problematise prevailing social and economic theories and viewpoints," says FiDiPro Professor Bo Stråth, an expert in European history. Stråth is convinced that historical research can also strengthen our understanding of the present day.
Following the undeniable successes in Finland
When one moves abroad there are various phases of adjustment one goes through – initially one becomes fascinated with the new country and sees all the advantages over the familiar environments of home.