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Saara Koskela wins 3MT competition – represents University of Turku in Coimbra Group’s international competition


Doctoral Researcher Saara Koskela from the Institute of Biomedicine, InFLAMES Research Flagship and Turku Doctoral Programme of Molecular Medicine won the Three Minute Thesis competition of the University of Turku. Koskela will represent the University of Turku in the international 3MT competition organised by the Coimbra Group for European universities. 

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.

University of Turku Employs Fifty New Fixed-Term Doctoral Researchers


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.

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).