Rector Jari Niemelä to take sick leave

Rector Jari Niemelä is taking sick leave.

Rector Jari Niemelä of the University of Helsinki has been diagnosed with tumour and will immediately begin treatment. As a result, he has gone on sick leave. Vice-Rector Sari Lindblom will deputise for the rector. 

Further information: Esa Hämäläinen, director of administration, phone 02941 22212