Keyword: Faculty of Social Sciences
University of Turku's Centre for East Asian Studies with a European consortium secure a four-year, four-million Euro EU Horizon grant for China research
The ReConnect China research project, which improves the weak knowledge of modern China in Europe, has received a four-year EU Horizon funding of a total of four million euros. Researchers from 12 European countries are involved in the research project coordinated by the University of Ghent in Belgium. The Centre for East Asian Studies CEAS of the University of Turku is the only Nordic university in the consortium.
Finland's role in the development Europe is at the forefront in the panel discussions organised by the University of Turku and its partners in the Turku Europe Forum. The first day of the Forum on Wednesday, 24 August, focuses on science, and the panellists address numerous questions, such as whether Finland needs its own drug development, what kind of change are Europeans facing in energy production and consumption, where are the borders of Europe, and what is the state of the Archipelago Sea.
EC2U will organise a Summer School in Transgenerational Aging & Gendered Life-Cycle Approach on from the 18th to 25th September. Students may now apply participation and mobilities grants to the Summer School organised by University of Pavia, Italy. The call is open until 17th of July at 12:00 CET.
Former Chancellor and Professor of Political Science at the University of Turku Jaakko Nousiainen has passed away at the age of 90. Nousiainen started in 1963 as the first permanent professor in political science at the University of Turku. He led the development of the Turku school in political science, centered around the research of political institutions.
Lucy Bowes is one of the top researchers in the field of Developmental Psychopathology. In INVEST, her key responsibilities include student mentoring and lectures.
The Academy of Finland has granted a continued funding of over 9 million euros to the Inequalities, Interventions and New Welfare State Flagship INVEST. The funding period extends until 2026. The international review panel which completed a mid-term review of the Flagship found its activities excellent and very successful while also considering its plans for the future promising.