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Nobel Laureate Sir Peter Ratcliffe: Researcher, Find Your Own Question

26.08.2022

There are approximately 40 trillion cells in the human body and every one of them needs oxygen to survive. If the oxygen level drops, the cells must be able to sense the change and adapt to it. Sir Peter Ratcliffe discovered how this adaptation occurs. The discovery earned Ratcliffe and his associates the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 2019. Ratcliffe visited the University of Turku 25 August. 

University of Turku Brings Scientific Knowledge and Politics to Europe Forum

15.08.2022

Finland's role in the development Europe is at the forefront in the panel discussions organised by the University of Turku and its partners in the Turku Europe Forum. The first day of the Forum on Wednesday, 24 August, focuses on science, and the panellists address numerous questions, such as whether Finland needs its own drug development, what kind of change are Europeans facing in energy production and consumption, where are the borders of Europe, and what is the state of the Archipelago Sea.

InFLAMES Guest Lecture - Scott Allen

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16.6.2022 at 11.00 - 12.00
Welcome to the InFLAMES guest lecture by Professor Scott Allen from the University of Sheffield! The lecture will be on next Thursday, June 16th at 11 am in Medisiina D Säätiö-Sali, Med1024. The topic of Professor Allenss lecture is Mechanisms of glial toxicity contributing to neuronal damage.There...

Creating New Digital Solutions to Help Online Teaching based on Visual Material

16.06.2022

The University of Turku, the University of Münster and the University Medical Center Utrecht are developing new solutions for online teaching based on visual material. During the EU-sponsored project, which will run until 2023, new digital tools coupled with innovative pedagogical scenarios will be tested in the teaching of pathology. At the University of Turku, there are researchers from the Faculty of Education and the Faculty of Medicine involved in the project.

BioCity Student Symposium – Students are the Solution, 24 August 2022

13.05.2022

This year BioCity Student Symposium titled Students are the Solution is arranged on-site by PhD researchers from The University of Turku and Abo Akademi University together with BioCity Turku and InFLAMES Flagship in Cave theatre - Visitor and Innovation Centre Joki, 24th August 2022.

National Drug Development Centre Established in Turku

07.02.2022

Minister of Family Affairs and Social Services Krista Kiuru signed an agreement on the establishment of the national Drug Development Centre (Kansallinen lääkekehityskeskus Oy) on Friday, 4 February 2022. The establishment of the national Drug Development Centre in Turku will promote competitive drug development, and it will serve the researchers in the whole country, for example in universities, research centres, and hospitals.