The universities in Turku, in close collaboration with Turku Science Park, have launched a joint Aboa Tech Talks webinar series this autumn focusing on emerging technologies and sustainable development. Aboa Tech Talks aims to highlight advanced and innovative technological research and education carried in the universities that can offer sustainable solutions to the complex global challenges of our time.
Keyword: Future technologies and digital society
Foresail-1 is the first satellite from the Finnish Centre of Excellence in Research of Sustainable Space. The Centre of Excellence is studying space conditions with the aim of developing more sustainable small satellites that do not turn into space debris.
Research on smarter ports and fairways brings together researchers from three faculties at the University of Turku
Maritime research at the University of Turku is enhanced when a new Sea4Value SMARTER project is kiecked of in March 2021. Sea for Value program (S4V) takes steps towards autonomous maritime transport.
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.
Geospatial Education Development Project Coordinated by the University of Turku Receives Nearly €2 Million in Funding
The GeoICT4e project coordinated by the University of Turku has received a HEI ICI funding of nearly €2 million from the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland for the development of socially innovative geospatial education at Tanzanian higher education institutions.
Digitalisation is transforming our society by creating new possibilities and disrupting existing social structures. Digital Futures, one of the profiling areas of the University of Turku, is organising a multidisciplinary seminar to discuss the impact of digitalisation on research, scientific methods, and societal change on 10 October 2019. The theme of the seminar is “How digitalisation is changing science and society?" and it is open for all interested, welcome!
The 11th European meeting on Intermediate Filaments (EUROIF2019), organized by scientist and medical doctors at Åbo Akademi University and the University of Turku, brings together over 100 international experts in biology, biochemistry and medicine to Turku, June 8-11, 2019.
Tanzania's Preparation for Climate Risks Supported by Collaboration between University of Turku and Four Local Universities
The World Bank is funding the University of Turku and four Tanzanian universities in developing geospatial expertise to control risks posed by floods and climate change. Cities in Tanzania are especially vulnerable to the extreme phenomena caused by climate change due to population growth and weak urban planning.
Dr. Péter Mezei, Associate Professor, University of Szeged and Adjunct Professor of University of Turku, held a guest lecture 15 November 2017 at the Faculty of Law commemorating his 20th teaching visit to the University of Turku. Nearly 30 colleagues and students gathered to listen the lecture.
A study conducted on the graduate engineering double degree programme of the University of Turku and Fudan University shows that the activating teaching methods used in the programme develop students' innovation skills. An article based on the study called University Education as a Pathway to Innovation has been published in the international Journal of European Higher Education Area.