University of Helsinki celebrates new professors twice a year towards the end of term. By tradition Inauguration is always a Wednesday, either the last in May or the first in December. After greeting briefly the University leadership every professor holds his/her inaugural lecture of about 20 minutes.

31.5. 2017 lectures will be given by Eva Heiskanen, Simo Huotari, Tommi Mikkonen, Panu Minkkinen, Marjukka Myllärniemi, Mikko Myrskylä, Minna Palmroth, Mika Pantzar, Kirsi Pietiläinen, Tuula Salo and Juha Sinisalo. See Programme 

New professors from 1.8.2015