In the autumn 2018, The University of Turku organised an open online brainstorming for the University community and external stakeholders in order to develop the Entrepreneurial University for the future. The respondents saw the future Entrepreneurial University first and foremost as an actor building and encouraging collaboration.
The research groups of Academy Professor Riitta Lahesmaa and Research Director Laura Elo from Turku Centre for Biotechnology have discovered new proteins that regulate T cells in the human immune system. Some of these proteins can provide possible new targets for drug development in treating immune-mediated diseases.
In its meeting, the University Board of the University of Turku selected Professor Jukka Kola as the Rector for the five-year term starting on 1 August 2019.
13 Master’s degree students have been selected as the international student ambassadors of the University of Turku: Claudia from Mexico, Ameya and Meghadipa from India, Frida from Finland, Milla and Antonia from the United States, Kristaps from Latvia, Jonathon from the United Kingdom, Armin from Iran, Mac and Huy from Vietnam, Claire from China, and Dado from Bosnia-Herzegovina.
Research Flagship Aiming at Decreasing Inequality and Renewing Welfare State through Interventions Received €8.25 Million in Funding
The research project Inequalities, Interventions, and New Welfare State (INVEST) of the University of Turku has received significant funding.
“KVS14 Investment Opportunities in Eastern Europe” brings high-level speakers to Turku School of Economics
The course, organized by Pan-European Institute, brings interesting visiting lecturers to Turku in January. Among the speakers are representatives of business and the Ambassador of Belarus to Finland.
Clean Shipping Project Platform, CSHIPP, brings together projects and organisations focused on enhancing clean shipping in the Baltic Sea region.
Quarrying blast at the construction site in the adjacent lot to the Feeniks Library of the University of Turku broke windows at the Library on Thursday morning, 20 December.