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.
Keyword: Department of Future Technologies
Vierailuluento / Guest lecture: Professor Juraj Hromokovic: Teaching Computer Science as an Integral Part of Science, Mathematics and Humanities
University of Turku Led Consortium Receives Major Research Funding for Artificial Intelligence Governance and Auditing
A University of Turku led consortium has received two-year research funding from Business Finland to study and develop governance mechanisms for artificial intelligence (AI). The total budget of the industry-academia consortium is ca. 4.5 million euros.
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.
Eduten Ltd exports learning analytics developed in the University of Turku all over the world. The Eduten Playground cloud service is based on the ViLLE software and already used in 32 countries with the number of users increasing continuously.
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.
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.
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.