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Turku Institute for Advanced Studies (TIAS) appoints five new postdoctoral fellows

19.10.2020

Turku Institute for Advanced Studies (TIAS) has appointed five new postdoctoral fellows to three-year positions, which commence on 1 january 2021. Following a process of international peer review, the successful candidates were chosen from a field of 286 applications for the five positions available (a success rate of 1.7%). They will join an institute which is committed to interdisciplinary working and the development of top-level researchers.

Finnish Academic Writing studies at the Centre for Language and Communication Studies

The aim of academic writing in the Finnish language is to develop the student's communication skills and to support the student to develop into an expert. The goal of academic writing studies is for students to achieve the literary skills needed in their studies, working life, and in their own discipline.

The science and art event Aboagora adopting a new form in August

16.06.2020

Aboagora – Between Arts and Sciences is an annual symposium, bringing together various aspects of academia, the arts, and society. This year, Aboagora dives into the world of water. The Symposium will be held both at the Sibelius Museum as well as online on 19–21 August, 2020. Registration opens on 15 June.

University of Turku to Expand Master of Science Education to Mechanical Engineering and Material Technology – a Sustainable Solution for Expert Shortage

12.07.2019

The Ministry of Education and Culture has authorised the University of Turku to expand its technology education. The University will widen its educational range by adding Master’s Degree Programmes in Mechanical Engineering and Material Technology to its pre-existing Degree Programmes in Biotechnology and Information Technology. In addition, the University of Turku was granted educational responsibility in the Chinese language.

Master's Degree Programme in Gender Studies

The Master's Degree Programme in Gender Studies is built around the interdisciplinary study of gender and sexuality, combining social sciences, arts and humanities. The next intake is in January 2021.

Popular Culture and Politics in the Eurovision Song Contest

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3.5.2019 at 10.00 - 15.15
Programme10.00–11.00WelcomeDean Vuletic: Postwar Europe and the Eurovision Song Contest11.00–12.15Pia Koivunen: Russia and Ukraine in the Eurovisions: a love–hate relationshipMari Pajala: Israel and Eurovision – a brief historyJan Wickman: A spectre of queer visibility on the ESC stage12.15 –13...

University of Turku’s 100th Anniversary Work Composed by Mikko Heiniö

25.03.2019

Composer, Professor Emeritus of Musicology Mikko Heiniö has composed the anniversary work entitled Syvyyden yllä tuuli (Wind above the Depths) of the University of Turku’s centenary that will be celebrated next year. The composition will be performed for the first time at the University of Turku’s Anniversary Celebration in February 2020.