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.
Keyword: Faculty of Humanities
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.
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
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.
At the Faculty of Humanities, teaching and research are closely connected. A humanist education provides a wide range of skills.
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.