Category Archives: Research

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…

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…

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…

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…