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Most international exchange students satisfied with their experience at UTA

Most international exchange students were satisfied with their overall exchange experience at the University of Tampere (UTA) last year;  64 per cent were reportedly very satisfied and 26 per cent…

The University of Tampere is the first iSchool in Finland

The School of Information Sciences at the University of Tampere is the first approved member in Finland of the iSchools organization, which includes several top universities such as the Carnegie…

Finnish researchers have discovered a new gene causing muscular dystrophy

Researchers in Tampere and Helsinki have discovered the underlying mutations in DNAJB6 gene as the cause of limb girdle muscular dystrophy 1D (LGMD1D).  Finding the cause of the disease is…

Eye contact is not emotionally motivating to autistic children

Inadequate eye contact is generally as major cause for concern when we begin to wonder if a small child’s developmental disorder is due to autism. However, the research literature evinces…

TAUCHI researchers developing gesture control for industrial settings

Gesture control could replace button pressing in industrial machinery.  Researchers at the TAUCHI Research Centre at the University of Tampere have developed gesture control which functions reliably and also with…

Kaisa Kurki in charge of international affairs at the University of Tampere

Ms. Kaisa Kurki (Master of Arts) was selected to be in charge of international affairs at the University of Tampere, beginning on 1 February 2012. Ms. Kurki took a master’s…

Call for Applications for Master’s Degree Programmes has opened

The annual application round for the Master’s Degree Programmes taught in English at the University of Tampere opened on 1 December. Applications for the programmes are to be submitted through…

Nudity tunes up the brain

Most people like to look at pictures of nude or scantily clad human bodies. Looking at nude bodies is sexually arousing, and a nude human body is a classic subject…

Scientist of the Year: Dr. Anchit Khanna of the University of Tampere

The Finnish Union of University Researchers and Teachers has named the cancer researcher Dr. Anchit Khanna Scientist of the Year.  Dr. Khanna, 32, is currently working on his doctoral dissertation…

TAPRI Bourse de Recherches 2012

14.10.2011 L’Institut de Recherche sur la Paix à Tampere (TAPRI) invite les dossiers de candidature pour la Bourse de Recherches 2012 de TAPRI. Le montant de la bourse est 20.000…