Category Archives: University of Tampere

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)….

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…

University of Tampere exports a teacher training programme to Indonesia

Teacher training at the University of Tampere has made major inroads in educational exports by concluding a deal with Indonesian partners. In December, the School of Education will launch a…