The Space Research Laboratory (SRL)
was founded in the end of 1980's. Laboratory has its roots in
the preceding 30-year activities of the Cosmic Ray Research Group of
the Wihuri Physical Laboratory. The objectives of the laboratory are
to explore space physics, particularly solar and heliospheric physics
related to energetic particles, and to develop instrumentation for the
To support the research goals, SRL offers basic and graduate education
within the framework of the University.
SRL is part of the Finnish Centre of Excellence in Research of Sustainable Space
(FORESAIL, 2018-2025) funded by the Academy of Finland.