Ten doctoral researchers compete in the Three minute thesis finals as they present their research as interestingly as possible in just three minutes. The competition is held in entrance hall at the main building of the University of Turku on March 6 at 12.00–14.00, and the event is open for the public.
Keyword: UTU Graduate School (UTUGS)
The University of Turku is involved in developing a new type of doctoral training through a doctoral education pilot funded by the Ministry of Education and Culture for the period of 2024–2027. The pilot will create a number of new three-year doctoral researcher positions at the University.
University of Turku leads new doctoral training project focused on green and digital transition with €7.4 million in EU funding
The University of Turku has received €3.3 million in EU funding for a doctoral training project that responds to the current need for experts by training 25 doctoral researchers from fields related to green and digital transition.
The University of Turku continues its commitment to promoting high-quality doctoral training by opening up a call for applications for approximately fifty fixed-term doctoral researcher positions. The application period for the positions is 28 August – 15 September 2023. The employment contract begins on 1 January 2024 and will last for a maximum of four years. All current doctoral researchers as well as those who are also applying for the study right for doctoral training can apply for the funded positions.
Arno Ylitalo Wins 3MT Competition – Represents University of Turku in Coimbra Group’s International Competition
Doctoral Researcher Arno Ylitalo from the Institute of Biomedicine won the Three Minute Thesis competition of the University of Turku. Ylitalo will represent the University of Turku in the international 3MT competition organised by the Coimbra Group for European universities.
Eight doctoral researchers compete in the Three minute thesis finals as they present their research as interestingly as possible in just three minutes. The competition is held at OP hall of Turku School of Economics on March 8 at 12:15, and the event is open for the public.
Current marine heat waves could increase short-term resistance of fish towards warm waters, but this capacity might be damaged by long-term temperature increase with climate change in Baltic Sea (Dissertation defense: MSc Giovanna Mottola, 30.9.2022, animal physiology)
After conducting a research on fish populations in the Baltic sea, Doctoral Candidate MSc Giovanna Mottola found that some fish can still survive from current summer heat waves. But according to the research the general increase of temperature due to climate change all the year around can threaten this capacity.
University of Turku Supports Student Exchanges and Visitations of Ukrainian Students and Doctoral Researchers at the University of Turku
The University of Turku offers exchange study positions and grants for 25 students who have fled Ukraine due to the invasion. The positions are open for applications for students and doctoral researchers from the EC2U’s new partner, Ivan Franko National University of Lviv (IFNUL).
The University Board of the University of Turku has decided that the title ‘doctoral researcher’ will be used instead of 'doctoral candidate' in future. The use of the title ‘doctoral candidate’ will be abandoned from 1 August 2022 onwards.
Doctoral Candidate in Materials Engineering Mahdi Moghaddam won the Three Minute Thesis competition of the University of Turku. Moghaddam will represent the University of Turku in the Coimbra Group’s international 3MT competition of European universities and the international 3MT competition of the SANORD network.