TAPRI Research Grant 2012

14.10.2011 Tampere Peace Research Institute (TAPRI) invites applications for the 2012 TAPRI research grant. The grant is 20.000 euro. TAPRI’s present research programme focuses on the study of the root…

Working ability in middle age predicts condition in retirement

The professor is not in favour of changing the present retirement system in Finland A follow-up study of the work ability of municipal employees reveals that work ability in middle…

“Home is where I hang my hat”

Searchers by nature revolutionize traditional immigration A new group of immigrants has come into being which does not originate in the traditional poverty-stricken countries of origin.  The typical representative of…

High hopes for the universities’ BioMediTech in research and treatment methods

Top-level research in biosciences and medical sciences is going from strength to strength and the development of new ambitious treatment methods is being intensified in Tampere.  A research institute in…

The application period for Exchange Studies in Spring Semester 2012 open

The application period for exchange studies at University of Tampere (UTA) in Spring Semester 2012 opened 1 September and closes 15 October 2011. Eligible to apply is a student pursuing…

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…