Bone grows from fat – Stem cell development moving forward fast

What once sounded like a science fiction plot is just about modern fact.  The Institute of Biomedical Technology (IBT) at the University of Tampere actually grows bone inside the patient’s…

The University of Tampere welcomes 450 new international students in the autumn 2011

Student selection for the Master’s Degree Programmes starting in August/September 2011 has been finalised at the University of  Tampere (UTA). During April-May 121 new degree students were  granted the right to study….

It’s the mental equipment that counts

    A recipe for world peace – baked at 40 degrees “Talk about the knowledge society and the information society is pretty empty; if it doesn’t include a conception…

Satisfied International Students

Over 80 per cent happy to recommend the University of Tampere to their friends International students are by and large satisfied with their studies at the University of Tampere.  According…

Regional security complex in the Persian Gulf

  Fatemeh Shayan, PhD student of International Relations in the University of Tampere describes her research The Persian Gulf sub-complex is one of the most important regions in the world…

Saving the world – with peanut butter!

“Then I would like to stop hunger and poverty in the world,” so say the aspiring beauty queens. Actually, for some time now efforts have been made to do just…

The University of Tampere doing education in Vietnam

The University of Tampere is providing master’s education in public finance in Hanoi, Vietnam.  In the years to come this twp-year, made-to-order education which started up  last November may well…

Application period for incoming exchange and visiting students has started

The application period for incoming exchange and visiting students has begun. The deadline for applications is 15 May 2011. Instructions on how to apply and the application form are available…

Tampere gains recognition for alternatives to tests on animals

One of the world’s first centres focusing on alternative methods to animal testing operates at the University of Tampere.  At the beginning of the year the Finnish Centre for Alternative…

A timeless boost from the Age of Antiquity

The figures of Antiquity provide a timeless boost, a flow or a power which pervades the very bones and core.  Such is the assessment of Juhani Sarsila, Adjunct Professor of…