The grant is based on the Sigrid Jusélius Foundation donation. The grant is 24 000 € and the funds are allocated for young researchers engaged in medical research and who are establishing their own research group.
Faculty of Medicine
The international Life Science Live event will gather medical and health care research communities and the business world to Finland in May. The cutting edge event will be arranged in the Turku Fair Center and keynote speakers include e.g. Karen Madden, Vice President of Perkin Elmer; Andrew Fried, Director of global Life Science Industry at IBM; and Dipak Kalra, President of the European Institute for Innovation through Health Data organisation.
What Does Maritime Turku Feel like? was a multisensory study carried out at the University of Turku to explore citizens and tourists’ images of Turku as a maritime city. The new research method provides more precise information than before e.g. for developing urban design and tourism.
Children’s risk of being diagnosed with reactive attachment disorder (RAD) increases if parents are diagnosed with any type of mental health disorder, discovered researchers from the Research Centre for Child Psychiatry of the University of Turku, Finland. Particularly parents’ alcohol and drug addiction and mother's depression were associated with reactive attachment disorder in children. The nationwide population-based study is the most extensive study on the risk factors of RAD.
Finland’s high quality healthcare is ensured by training qualified experts in medicine and nursing sciences. In the new clinical skills teaching facilities of the University of Turku, future doctors and nurses can simulate working in multiprofessional groups, using various practical skills. While the patient in the room happens to be a dummy, the simulation creates real learning experiences.
The multidisciplinary University of Turku has several interdisciplinary collaboration platforms whose purpose is to bring together different disciplines and representatives of companies and business life under various themes and perspectives.
The University of Turku is a multidisciplinary university that offers excellent conditions for ground-breaking interdisciplinary research and making the results available for the benefit of society.