The AACSB accreditation is internationally a very highly respected recognition of excellence in business education and research. Turku School of Economics earned the accreditation on 25 April 2019. – With the accreditation, we are among world-class business schools which opens new possibilities especially in the international arena, says Dean Markus Granlund.
An international team of astronomers has used the optical HiPERCAM camera of the Gran Telescopio Canarias in La Palma and NASA’s NICER X-ray observatory aboard the International Space Station to create a video of a growing black hole system at an unprecedented level of detail. The study has increased scientific understanding on the immediate surroundings of black holes.
New K-Lounge at the Turku School of Economics Library - the latest addition to the many study areas on campus
The 24/7 study area at the Turku School of Economics Library was renovated into a spacious and bright K-Lounge this autumn. Furnished in collaboration with the K-Group, the space offers a variety of work options. Desk sets of various sizes, sofas, rocking chairs and standing tables.
At the beginning of 2020,Turku University Library will replace its library system to a new one. Your checked-out items, reservations and fees will be moved to the new system automatically, but the information you have saved in the current Volter, like favourites or saved searches, will not. So, please, save your information before the end of the year.
The Turku Collegium for Science and Medicine (TCSM) is the University’s multidisciplinary and dynamic research platform for scientists at the beginning of their career in science and medicine. The Collegium opens a new call for applications for the fixed-term positions of postdoctoral researchers in November 2019.
Turku Bioscience Centre, or Turku Bioscience in short, a joint unit of the University of Turku and Åbo Akademi University offering technology services and producing top research in biosciences is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year. On Wednesday 2 October, the Centre celebrated this with a seminar showcasing its achievements throughout the years.
The strategic planning process of the University of Turku 2021–2030 has now reached the third phase in which the University community is requested to give suggestions for concrete actions under the strategic goals.
Researchers have discovered new changes in blood samples which are associated with Alzheimer’s disease. A new international study examined Finnish twins. The study was conducted on disease-discordant twin pairs: one sibling who suffered from Alzheimer’s disease and one who was cognitively healthy. The researchers utilised the latest genome-wide methods to find out whether the twins’ blood samples had any disease-related differences in chemical marks, so-called epigenetic marks, which are sensitive to changes in environmental and lifestyle factors.
Jane and Aatos Erkko Foundation has awarded 1.7 million euros for T-cell research that is led by academy professor Riitta Lahesmaa.
SPARK Finland is part of the global SPARK network, which was founded in the University of Stanford in 2006 to help shape the health innovations developed in universities into finished products and new enterprises. SPARK began its operations in Finland in 2017, and in 2018, it was joined by the University Health Campus Turku, which encompasses the University of Turku, Åbo Akademi University, Turku University Hospital and Turku University of Applied Sciences. The application period for the next programme lasts until 2 December.