Category Archives: University of Tampere

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…

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…

New UN development agenda to define the Program for Global Health and Development

“The new United Nations’ development agenda will define the central themes addressed by the Program for Global Health and Development”, says Per Ashorn, professor of paediatrics and director of the…

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…

Over the Mediterranean into Europe

According to researcher Anitta Kynsilehto, the only way to help the refugees in the Mediterranean is providing them legal ways of entering EU countries. “People are well aware of the…

The future of multicultural teaching looks bright thanks to the Kuulumisia project

A new study reveals the effectiveness of teacher qualification training for people with immigrant backgrounds Kuulumisia training for qualified and trainee teachers with immigrant backgrounds benefits its participants in an…