Category Archives: Research

New study arm launched in southern Ostrobothnia on the health habits and stress of preschool children

An internationally unique study is about to start investigating the nutrition, sedentary behaviour, physical activity and stress regulation of 3–6 year-old children who attend day care in Finland. The lifestyle…

Tampere Center for Child Health Research aims to bear fruit in the study of infant development

  How fast can an infant’s gaze spot a red apple in a picture? Researchers are now using this simple test to develop new indicators of child well-being in poor…

Purer vaccines grown in plants

The development of vaccines will increase in the future because antibiotic-resistant bacteria are making diseases harder to treat. In the future, vaccines may be produced in plants, and vaccines grown…

Journalism endures even though its forms change

Hate speech is not the only journalistic content the audience can offer. The internet offers a platform for people with all sorts of ideologies to participate, even those with views…

Research on international migration furthered at the University of Tampere

The University of Tampere is promoting research into international migration. The new TRANSIT Research Centre on Transnationalism and Transformation has been established to investigate political, socio-economic and socio-cultural transformations in…

Researchers at the University of Tampere developed a computational model for stem cell analysis

Researchers at the University of Tampere have developed a computational model for analysing and classifying information on cardiomyocytes differentiated from induced pluripotent stem cells (iPS cells). The aim of the…

Human pluripotent stem cells offer a new approach for corneal reconstruction

Limbal epithelial stem cells (LESCs) derived from human pluripotent stem cells (hPSCs) offer new ways of treating corneal damage. In collaboration with the University of Szeged in Hungary, a group…

Dental infections may shorten pregnancy and affect birth size

New research conducted in Malawi by researchers from the University of Tampere shows that a mother’s tooth infection may shorten the duration of pregnancy and lead to the birth of…

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Researchers make new inroads in the study of undernourishment

Researchers at the University of Tampere are launching a new study on the significance of viruses, parasites and worms in causing early childhood undernourishment and reduced growth, usually referred to…

Turning the tables on the relationship between literature and the human mind

Starting this autumn, Professor Mari Hatavara, from the School of Language, Translation and Literary Studies at the University of Tampere, will lead a significant consortium project on the boundaries between…