Human Diversity

Discovering how human encounters cascade into genetic and cultural legacies.

Human Diversity

Human Diversity focuses on cutting-edge research on how human contacts and communication networks influence material and immaterial culture, genes, disease burden, transgenerational effects and evolutionary fitness of people. We tackle the following questions: How did past contacts and communication networks induce current human diversity, and how will society be prepared for future changes in diversity?

Human Diversity is funded by the Academy of Finland (Profi7) and links to the University of Turku’s strategic research and education profile “Cultural memory and social change”.

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