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TalkTogether – Sustainability

TalkTogether -seminar series addresses topical and interesting themes from the different points of view of the six strategic research and education profiles of the University of Turku. The theme of the seminar series for the academic year 2022–2023 will be Sustainability.

The University of Turku emphasizes sustainable development as a cross-cutting theme in all its activities and it is one of the most central themes of the Strategy 2030. Sustainability is an important theme for all the six strategic research and education profiles and the work conducted within the collaborations advances sustainable development.

Each strategic profile will host one seminar during the academic year, approaching the theme from their point of view.

The seminars will be organized on Wednesdays at 14.15–16.00 at the Säästöpankki -lecture hall, Main building.

Programme in 2022-2023:



Complex Biodiversity and Sustainability 
Organised by Biodiversity and Sustainability -strategic profile



Sustainability in the Baltic Sea 
Organised by Sea and Maritime Studies -strategic profile



Digitalization as an Enabler for a Sustainable Future 
Organised by Future Technologies and Digital Society -strategic profile



Sustainability and Ethics of Medication and Food
Organised by Health, Diagnostics and Drug Development -strategic profile 



Culture, Sustainability and Social Change
Organised by Cultural Memory and Social Change -strategic profile



Children, Young People and Learning - the Key to a Sustainable Future?
Organised by Children, Young People and Learning -strategic profile



Strengthening collaboration in research for sustainability
Closing seminar, organised by the Steering Group for Sustainable Development

After the programme there will be time for networking and coffee at the lobby area.

All seminars will be held in English and they are open to anyone interested! 


TalkTogether-series is organised by the six strategic research and education profiles and by the steering group for sustainable development.

The six strategic profiles represent the strengths in research and education at the University of Turku. These thematic profiles advance multidisciplinary research and education and strengthen internal collaboration at the University. They create platforms for networks, research and business collaboration, innovations, and strategic partnerships. 

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