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Dolichomitus meii Wasp Discovered in Amazonia Is Like a Flying Jewel


Parasitoid wasps (Hymenoptera) are one of the most species rich animal taxa on Earth, but their tropical diversity is still poorly known. Now, scientist have discovered the Dolichomitus meii and Polysphincta parasitoid wasp species previously unknown to science in South America. The new species found in the rainforests entice with their colours and exciting habits. Researchers at the University of Turku have already described 53 new animal species this year.

The Aurum building has been completed


Constructed on Yliopistonmäki hill, the Aurum building is the new home of the Faculty of Science and Engineering of Åbo Akademi University and the Department of Chemistry of the University of Turku. Users were able to have a say in the planning right from the start.

Dissertation defence (Molecular Plant Biology): MSc Heta Mattila


18.12.2020 at 12.00 - 18.00
MSc Heta Mattila defends her dissertation in Molecular Plant Biology entitled ”On singlet oxygen, photoinhibition, plastoquinone, and their interconnections”.Opponent: Associate Professor Pavel Pospíšil, Palacký University Olomouc, Czech RepublicCustos: Professor Eevi Rintamäki, University of...

Dissertation defence (Theoretical Physics): MSc Sina Hamedani Raja


15.12.2020 at 10.00 - 16.00
MSc Sina Hamedani Raja Montalvo defends her dissertation in Theoretical Physics entitled ”QUANTUM INFORMATION PROTOCOLS AND THERMODYNAMICS WITH OPEN QUANTUM SYSTEMS”.Opponent: Gabriele De Chiara, Queens University Belfast, UKCustos: Professor Sabrina Maniscalco, University of TurkuDue to the current...