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Researchers from University of Turku Have Described Over 40 New Species in 2020

01.07.2020

The researchers at the Biodiversity Unit of the University of Turku are specialised in studying poorly known species habiting some of the most remote places on earth. As a result of their scientific expeditions, the researchers constantly discover species that are unknown to science. One of the most recent discoveries is a spider which was named after actor Joaquin Phoenix and his famous portrayal of the Joker character.

INVEST: Welfare Research Aims to Affect Policy Making

18.11.2019

The Finnish welfare system is a success story enjoying global admiration. However, there is one central deficit in the current welfare system: it does not sufficiently help families with accumulated disadvantages. The goal of the INVEST project’s researchers is to build a Welfare State 2.0 in which disadvantages are tackled with targeted interventions.

INVEST: Intervening in Mental Health Issues Already Before Birth

17.09.2019

The Finnish welfare system is a success story enjoying global admiration. However, there is one central deficit in the current welfare system: it does not sufficiently help families with accumulated disadvantages. The goal of the INVEST project’s researchers is to build a Welfare State 2.0 in which disadvantages are tackled with targeted interventions.

Hypertension Specialist Teemu Niiranen Studies World’s Leading Cause of Disease Burden

28.06.2019

Teemu Niiranen has dedicated most of his adult life to studying high blood pressure. His work with hypertension has led to several research projects and changed international clinical guidelines. Turku Collegium for Science and Medicine at the University of Turku has made it possible for Niiranen to establish his own research group.

INVEST: Missing Pieces of Welfare State

14.06.2019

The Finnish welfare system is a success story enjoying global admiration. However, there is one central deficit in the current welfare system: it does not sufficiently help families with accumulated disadvantages. The goal of the INVEST project’s researchers is to build a Welfare State 2.0 in which disadvantages are tackled with targeted interventions.