Docent Sergey Tsygankov, of the Department of Physics and Astronomy, has received the prestigious Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel Research Award from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation.
This year, the Elias Tillandz Prize was awarded to two outstanding research articles, which involved a mechanism related to the migration of cancer cells and a new analysis of a grave dating back to the early Middle Ages. The Prize was awarded to the researchers at the BioCity symposium on Thursday, 24 August 2023.
Professor of mathematics Jarkko Kari was awarded for his outstanding contributions to cellular automata.
Professor Maritta Välimäki has received the Chinese Government Friendship Award at the Great Hall of the People, Beijing China on 30 September 2022.
Researchers of the Biodiversity Unit and the Department of Biology at the University of Turku won this year’s Elias Tillandz Prize with their opinion piece on the effects of the herbicide glyphosate on species interactions and insect biodiversity. The Prize was awarded to the researchers at the BioCity symposium on Thursday, 25 August 2022.
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization has awarded the ViLLE learning platform developed by the Centre for Learning Analytics at the University of Turku with the 2020 UNESCO King Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa Prize. The prize was awarded in Paris on 24 June.
Professor and Chief Physician, InFLAMES group leader Pirjo Nuutila is receiving the 2022 Novo Nordisk Foundation Lecture prize for her contribution to research on metabolic diseases such as overweight and diabetes.
This year, the Elias Tillandz prize for the best scientific paper published in 2020 in BioCity Turku was awarded to Professor Yagut Allahverdiyeva-Rinne and her research group. The prize was presented on Thursday, 19 August 2021.
DDS, PhD, MBA, docent Leila Perea-Lowery was nominated in her home country Colombia for a prestigious distinction because of her academic achievements. This distinction is granted to Afro-Colombians who have made outstanding contributions for the betterment of Colombia.
Rapid Test for Ovarian Cancer Detection Developed at the University of Turku Received an International Innovation Award
A rapid test for ovarian cancer detection developed at the University of Turku has received the international Rapid Testing Innovation Award. The awarded article is part of the dissertation of Doctoral Candidate Sherif Bayoumy. Next, the cancer diagnostics team of the Biotechnology unit at the Department of Biochemistry aims to expand the research to other cancer types.