Category Archives: Study

Epidemiology programme celebrates a quarter of a century of transnational education

In May, the International Doctoral Programme of Epidemiology (IPPE) celebrated its 25th anniversary. Those years tell a unique story about internationalisation. The IPPE was founded at the University of Tampere…

Knowledge can be entertaining

Prostitution, domestic violence, suicide and child abuse: the research topics of Postdoctoral Research Fellow Louise Settle are not the most cheerful in the world. However, with the help of improvisation…

The Global Health Programme is expanding its students’ perspectives on well-being

Health is not only a medical matter; it is also a social one. It is only in recent years that international debate has started to turn to the links between…

Finnish pensioners migrate to Thailand

Growing numbers of Finnish pensioners are spending their winters in Thailand. The country is even seeking to attract pensioners with its special Retirement Visa scheme. In the dark winter months,…

Global Health students fight to contain a dangerous epidemic in a new training simulation

You find yourself in the following scenario: you are working in a developing country, and a very sick patient comes to visit your rural health clinic. His symptoms point to…

The conscience of the world

“The UN was not created to take mankind to heaven, but to save humanity from hell.” This quotation from Dag Hammarskjöld, the second Secretary-General of the UN, is written on…

Emergency medicine demands quick decision making

Emergency medicine is the latest medical speciality in Finland, but it is already of a high international standard. Patients with acute conditions are now receiving enhanced treatment that is organised…

Virtual patients help expand the experience of medical students

Tomorrow’s doctors can practise their diagnostic skills outside the University “A virtual patient” brings to mind either a character in a computer game or a real patient contacting his or…

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…

International students of human rights converge in Tampere

At the end of October, the School of Management and the Public Law Research Group organised an international workshop for doctoral students on the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR)….