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.
Title of Academician of Science granted to Markku Kulmala and Ilkka Niiniluoto
Academician of Science is the highest honour that can be bestowed on any individual scientist in Finland. President of the Republic of Finland...
Angela Merkel, Sauli Niinistö and Irja Askola to receive honorary doctorates from the University of Helsinki
The University of Helsinki will arrange three conferment ceremonies during spring 2017 to celebrate the centenary of Finland’s independence as...
Orion Research Foundation has awarded grant of 100,000 EUR to Professor Mikko Niemi
Orion Research Foundation sr has awarded two grants, each worth EUR 100,000 to Professor Mikko Niemi, University of Helsinki, and Professor...
Viking Line celebrates Finland’s centenary by supporting Baltic Sea research
The shipping company Viking Line will intensify its collaboration with the University of Helsinki and donate 50,000 euros for research on the...
Obesity remains on the cellular level
Professor Kirsi Pietiläinen has located the impact of obesity in the mitochondria of fat tissue. Mitochondrial dysfunction likely results in...
Professor Sari Lindblom appointed vice-rector of the University of Helsinki
Lindblom will serve as part-time (50%) vice-rector from 1 February 2017 and will assume the position full time on 1 September when Vice-Rector...
Space researcher Emilia Kilpua received €2 million for solar research
Thanks to funding from the European Research Council, Kilpua can study how coronal mass ejections erupt, evolve and interact. Coronal mass...