DDS, PhD, MBA, docent Leila Perea-Lowery was nominated in her home country Colombia for a prestigious distinction because of her academic achievements. This distinction is granted to Afro-Colombians who have made outstanding contributions for the betterment of Colombia.
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Kristiina Heikinheimo Awarded the IADR Distinguished Scientist Award in Oral Medicine & Pathology Research 2020
The International Association for Dental Research (IADR) has granted the prestigious Distinguished Scientist Award in Oral Medicine & Pathology Research to Kristiina Heikinheimo, DDS, MS (Oral Pathology), PhD from the University of Turku, Finland in recognition of her ground-breaking work in the field of molecular medicine and genetics in the mouth and jaws.
The University of Eastern Finland will hold a doctoral conferment ceremony at the Kuopio Campus on 4-6 June 2020. In addition to conferring doctorates upon its graduates, the university will also confer 13 honorary doctorates. An honorary doctorate is the highest distinction the university may confer upon a person.
The 10th FINDOS Symposium, organised by the Finnish Doctoral Programme in Oral Sciences (FINDOS-Turku), was held at the Institute of Dentistry at the University of Turku on 9.–10.5.2019. Talks were given on craniofacial reparative surgery, and on how new biomaterials, use of 3D modelling techniques, and advancements in stem cell research enable increasingly better patient outcomes.
Finnish Doctoral Programme in Oral Sciences FINDOS-Turku and the Faculty of Medicine Postgraduate Education Unit PGE organized a two-day academic writing course “Academic reading, writing, and reviewing” towards the end of November. The course raised interest among doctoral candidates and other academic staff.
The Japanese government has bestowed Makoto Nakao, the former President of a leading manufacturer of dental products GC Corporation and the CEO of GC International AG, the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Rosette. The University of Turku conferred Nakao honorary doctor in 2017.
Doctoral Candidate Faleh Abushahba from the Finnish Doctoral Programme in Oral Sciences (FINDOS-Turku) won the NOF Nordic Hatton Award competition. The competition was organised in Madrid 19–20 September as a part of the CED-IADR/NOF conference on oral sciences.
The Nordic Institute of Dental Education (NIDE) is a joint venture of Planmeca and the University of Turku. It offers continuing education courses for international dental professionals looking to expand their expertise.
The Nordic Institute of Dental Education (NIDE) is a joint venture of Planmeca and the University of Turku. It offers continuing education courses for international dental professionals aiming to expand their expertise. NIDE is developing its operations even stronger in the future.
Institute of Dentistry and Department of Nursing Science of the University of Turku Shine Again in International Ranking
Several research fields of the University of Turku are among the best in the world in the Shanghai Ranking’s Global Ranking of Academic Subjects.