Category Archives: University of Tampere

The University of Tampere is participating in a new study on the role of gut microbes and breast milk in the prevention of malnutrition

The findings of two recent international studies show that the health promoting gut microbes and certain sugar compounds found in breast milk may help to treat and prevent infant malnutrition….

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…

Social background may define success in job hunting

In the battle for workplaces, people’s resources and family backgrounds are crucial once again. Many job seekers know that education does not automatically guarantee employment. Even a highly educated person…

Early family system types predict children’s emotional attention

The type of family system during pregnancy and the baby’s first year predicts the way the child processes emotional information. The results of a ten-year longitudinal study conducted at the…

Grandparents’ smoking increases the risk of smoking in grandchildren

The example set by grandparents clearly makes a difference: if grandparents smoke, it is more likely that their grandchildren will also smoke. Study results show that the grandparents’ smoking increases…

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…

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)….