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Health through Research: Top-level Atrial Fibrillation Research Conducted in Turku


Atrial fibrillation is one of the greatest challenges in cardiology. The atrial fibrillation research is evidence of cardiological expertise in Turku and the involved parties are the University of Turku, the Turku University Hospital Heart Centre, Turku PET Centre, and the hospitals of the Hospital District of Southwest Finland. A smart phone app for observing atrial fibrillation has been engineered in Turku, and there is more to come. This technology is top-quality on a global scale.

Vierailuluento / Guest lecture: Professor Juraj Hromokovic: Teaching Computer Science as an Integral Part of Science, Mathematics and Humanities


4.3.2019 at 12.00 - 14.00
Welcome to a guest lecture by Professor Juraj Hromokovic (Swiss federal institute of Technology, Zürich) on the topic Teaching Computer Science as an Integral Part of Science, Mathematics and Humanities.Kuuluisa tiedonkäsittelytieteen professori Juraj Hromokovic tulee 4. maaliskuuta luennoimaan...

Use of ViLLE Learning Platform Developed at the University of Turku Increased Manifold Due to Corona Circumstances


Developed at the Centre for Learning Analytics of the University of Turku, the interactive learning platform ViLLE has reached record number of instances of use. Within a couple of weeks, almost 800 teachers have been trained to use of the platform. The platform enables the teachers to assess how well the students have adopted the things that have been taught even during remote teaching.

University Takes Technology and AI Research to SHIFT Business Festival


The University of Turku participates in the SHIFT Business Festival on 29–30 August with two themes: using technology in the sustainable development of the maritime and food industries and the interaction between humans and machines. The theme of SHIFT 2019 is Shapeshifting intelligence, which looks beyond the hype for a more holistic view of intelligent business.

University of Turku Establishes Joint Double Degree Programme in Future Health & Technology in collaboration with Fudan University, China


The new Master’s Degree Programme in Future Health & Technology will start in Autumn 2019 at the University of Turku. The programme, leading to a double degree, is organised in close collaboration with Fudan University in Shanghai, China. Thereby, the University of Turku expands the ongoing cooperation in the area of Information and Communication technology also to Health Sciences and Technology.

Department of Future Technologies

The information and communication technology shapes the future. The machines become intelligent, the algorithms help in the decision-making and the mixed reality creates new experience environments. Data is the "new oil". Refining and securing it is modern industry. The Department of Future Technologies produces new understanding of the developing possibilities of information technology and communication technology.

Research at the Department of Future Technologies

The strength of our research in Information and Communication Technology and Computer Science is the interdisciplinary co-operation of our multidisciplinary university. The new information is often linked to the questions and applications of Natural Science, Technology, Business and Humanist Sciences. The societal effect of our research focuses on Health and Welfare, Autonomous and Intelligent Systems, Digitalisation and Safe Cyber Society.