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.
It is time to choose the winners of the 2020 Clinical Eye and Producer of Learning Materials Awards!
Media researcher Susanna Paasonen’s book #NSFW – Sex, Humor and Risk in Social Media has been awarded with the Nancy Baym Annual Book Award.
Kristiina Heikinheimo Awarded the IADR Distinguished Scientist Award in Oral Medicine & Pathology Research 2020
The International Association for Dental Research (IADR) has granted the prestigious Distinguished Scientist Award in Oral Medicine & Pathology Research to Kristiina Heikinheimo, DDS, MS (Oral Pathology), PhD from the University of Turku, Finland in recognition of her ground-breaking work in the field of molecular medicine and genetics in the mouth and jaws.
Doctoral Candidate Faleh Abushahba from the Finnish Doctoral Programme in Oral Sciences (FINDOS-Turku) won the NOF Nordic Hatton Award competition. The competition was organised in Madrid 19–20 September as a part of the CED-IADR/NOF conference on oral sciences.