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Venla Bernelius

Department of Geography

P.O Box 64

00014 University of Helsinki


Tel: +358 (0)9 191 50784

Fax. +358 (0)9 191 50760

e-mail: venla.bernelius (at)


Venla Bernelius works as a researcher at the Department of Geography at the University of Helsinki. Her research interests are mainly in the fields of urban segregation, neighbourhood effects, neighbourhood trajectories and education. Bernelius is involved in several interdisciplinary research projects and networks inside and outside the university, including EU COST C20 action and the Finnish educational research network. Her doctoral thesis analyses the changing socioeconomic and ethnic urban patterns and the possibility of neighbourhood effects on educational outcomes and attitudes in the Helsinki Metropolitan Area.