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Visit to Tanzania highlighted the results of university cooperation – long-standing cooperation to be expanded


A group of Finnish university rectors and researchers visited Tanzania to learn about the results of an eight-university development project and two decades of successful research and education cooperation between the Universities of Turku and Dar es Salaam. Future cooperation opportunities will be discussed at a workshop in May. 

Navigating major shifts in the food system


How to respond to growing consumer expectations for ecological, plant-based or healthy food? How can societies ensure sustainable food production? Researchers are looking for solutions to questions that are rapidly transforming the entire food industry. The University of Turku launches a new degree programme in food technology in the autumn to meet the growing demand for experts in the industry.  

Sustainable Development at the Library


Like many others, the library is actively contributing to the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals to ensure a sustainable future for current and upcoming generations. Furthermore, major research databases offered by the library are now aligning with the objectives of sustainable development. 

First joint sustainability event brought together experts from higher education institutions in Turku


The higher education institutions in Turku area, i.e. University of Turku, Turku University of Applied Sciences, Åbo Akademi University and Novia University of Applied Sciences, organised a joint sustainability event on 19 September 2023. Students, researchers and staff from all universities were invited to participate, discuss and learn about sustainability.