We areĀ a multidisciplinary group working under the Finnish Museum of Natural History – University of Helsinki. Working on biodiversity informatics, biogeography and conservation biology, we also host the IUCN Spider & Scorpion Specialist Group.


Current lines of research

  • Automating discovery in ecology
  • Unraveling global spider diversity patterns and processes

  • Measuring, estimating and comparing taxon, phylogenetic and functional diversity

  • Extinction risk and species prioritization for conservation

  • Understanding the subterranean environment