SERM// Research Center for
Socially and Environmentally Responsible Mining

Welcome to our website!

In this website you'll find information on the activities of the Research Center for Socially and Environmentally Responsible Mining (SERM) in the University of Eastern Finland.  SERM provides a platform for the social scientific mining research focusing on the social, cultural and environmental dimension of mining industry as well as mining policy and – law.

SERM constitutes one of the research groups of advanced-level strong research area Sustainable governance of natural resources and it is a vital part of the LYY network: The Institute for Natural Resources, Environment and Society (LYY).