A sports academy to help unite
sport and studies

Sport academies are part of the operations of the Finnish Olympic Committee, the purpose being to help young people at the top in international sport – Olympic standard – and…

Orientation and cancer genetics

  Riina Kuuselo researches cancer cells at the Institute of Medical Technology, University of Tampere. Her forthcoming doctoral dissertation is on the genetics of pancreatic cancer. Over and above her…

Two million downloads for
University of Tampere net publications

Doctoral dissertations accomplished at the University of Tampere, other publications and master’s theses have been downloaded from the net over two million times. The University has engaged in the net…

Bring on the old ’uns!

“There are increasing numbers of families with five generations in Finnish society and more very old people than ever before.  We should be thinking how we could get those over…