Keyword: sustainable development
Researchers from the University of Turku are developing a new hackmanite-based dosimeter and passive detectors for the International Space Station, intended to be used to measure the radiation dose uptake of materials during space flights. The year-long research project is funded by the European Space Agency, ESA.
The Climate University network has formed a teaching cooperation contract between 18 universities. With these new contracts, a majority of Finnish university students can take the network’s climate and sustainability -themed courses.
Philosopher Maija-Riitta Ollila perceives the world through the relationship of a part and the whole. As the Professor of Practice in Global Business Ethics at Turku School of Economics, she challenges the students and researchers to question their presuppositions.
The Nature2100 fund (Luonto2100-rahasto) uses donated funds to acquire forest areas that will enhance positive development in biodiversity and the recreational use of forests. A particular aim is to expand and diversify existing conservation and hiking areas in southern Finland.
The Pentti Malaska Futures Award is given to a research-based and groundbreaking visionary innovation that can help with building a more sustainable global future. The University of Turku has granted the €30,000 Pentti Malaska Futures Award to Finnish company Woodio Oy.
Welcome to the seminar "Sustainability and Academic Research – UTU Researchers Contributing to Sustainability" on 4th June. Faced with a multitude of challenges ranging from the COVID-19 pandemic and global environmental crisis to a variety of risks pointed out by for example the third citizens’ panel on sustainable development in Finland, the presenters and audience are invited to share their thoughts and insights on sustainability and academic research. Registration is open until 2nd June.
The University of Turku participated in the Times Higher Education (THE) Impact Rankings 2021 which ranks universities according to their success in delivering the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
The University of Turku emphasises sustainable development as a cross-cutting theme in all its activities. Sustainable development is one of the key themes of the University’s Strategy for 2021–2030. In promoting the actions towards sustainable development, active collaboration with stakeholders and partners is highlighted.
This web page has a list of our experts who are ready to tell about their research on sustainable development and responsibility.