University of Helsinki succeeds in adjusting its finances
Despite having its funding cut by nearly €60 million in 2016, the University managed to successfully balance its finances with an extensive...
Theologian Henrietta Grönlund is Docent of the Year
The University of Helsinki Docent Association has named Henrietta Grönlund, docent of Church and Social Studies and University Lecturer of Urban...
Best-looking politicians lean Right, best-looking scholars lean Left
In politics, Right-leaning politicians are in general physically more attractive, but in academia it is the other way around. A new study...
Rector Kola: Role of universities increasingly important in a post-truth world
Bengt Holmström was invited to be the first honorary member of the Teachers’ Academy at the University of Helsinki’s annual celebration.
Studying and counteracting the brain drain
Academy Professor Kari Alitalo has received an ERC Advanced Grant for his research project, which has a short and intriguing title: Brain Drains.
Clot or bleeding? Anticoagulants walk the line between two risks
Because major surgery increases the risk of venous thrombosis, patients are often treated with anticoagulant medications to prevent thrombosis...
Entrepreneurs love their companies like parents love their children
In terms of behaviour and brain activation, the feelings entrepreneurs have for their companies are similar to those that parents have for their...
Influencing society is an ethical task
Experts in social work must see to it that the most vulnerable members of our society are not forgotten in the major changes to social services...