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23/2/2017 News

Artificial intelligence uncovers diseases by analyzing physiological signals

Electrocardiogram and electroencephalogram tell us nothing if they are not analyzed. The Physiological Signal Analysis Group in the University of Oulu is looking for novel ways to interpret various measurements. In addition to studying the signals of the heart, respiration, and the nervous system, they also study expressions, gestures and speech.

16/2/2017 News

Micro-enterprises are discovering export markets

They have discovered in Northern Ostrobothnia that even a micro-enterprise with less than 10 employees can start export activity. It does not matter where the company is located if they have courage and desire to take advantage of the opportunities that digitalization offers, to try out quick commercialization and product releases, and to network with other experts.

15/2/2017 News

Nokia Bell Labs and University of Oulu form joint center for future connectivity

Nokia and the University of Oulu have strengthened their collaboration by establishing a new research and training center focusing on work around wireless infrastructure for 5G and beyond.

14/2/2017 News

Polar Bear Pitching gathers startups and media to Oulu

Startup event Polar Bear Pitching is organized for the fourth time on February 14-15th 2017 in Oulu, Finland.

9/2/2017 News

First 5G demo devices in Finland delivered to the University

Nokia have delivered the first pre-commercial radio devices based on 5G technology in Finland to the Centre for Wireless Communications research unit in t

8/2/2017 News

Solving the mysteries of the climate

When you light a candle or fry dinner on a pan you fill your lungs with tiny nanoparticles. At their smallest they measure less than 0.000000001 meters and they’re all around us.

7/2/2017 News

Heart Medication Decreases the Risk of Sudden Cardiac Death during Cold Spells

​According to a new study published in Scientific Reports, the risk of sudden cardiac death was significantly increased during prolonged episodes of cold weather known as cold spells (Odds

3/2/2017 News

The judiciary restrains the U.S. President’s exercise of power

Donald Trump’s rise to power has roused concerns over how freely he can put his intentions into practice. Docent of North American studies in the University of Oulu, Ari Helo, answers questions on the U.S. President’s power and its limits.

30/1/2017 News

1425 applications for international Masters’ programmes

There were 1425 applications for international Masters’ programmes in the University of Oulu this year. Deadline for applications was 25 January 2017.

27/1/2017 News

Kandipalaute – The Finnish Bachelor's Graduate Survey has been renewed

Bachelor's graduates – take the survey, be heard!

23/1/2017 News

Means of overwintering span from antifreeze to staying the night under snow

Winter frosts are dangerous to animals. If cells freeze, they break and the animal dies. The winter for animals is a full-time battle against freezing, and they have many ways to do it.

18/1/2017 News

Associate professor Jouni-Matti Kuukkanen awarded historiography literature prize

Jouni-Matti Kuukkanen has been awarded the ICHTH Book Prize for The History and Theory of Historiography for his book Postnarrativist Philosophy of Historiography (Palgrav

18/1/2017 News

Finnish Universities suggest improvements in H2020

​University of Oulu, along with other Finnish Universities, has submitted a position paper to the public stakeholder consultation feeding into the interim evaluation of Horizon 2020.

13/1/2017 News

New Nordic BIOWATER centre of excellence studies the effects bioeconomy has on water systems

There will be three new centres of excellence related to studying and developing bioeconomy in the Nordic countries.

3/1/2017 News

Early respiratory tract infections may expose permanent teeth to caries

Respiratory tract infections in early childhood may increase tooth decay i.e. caries in permanent teeth.  The association was found in a study conducted at the University of Oulu, Finland.

2/1/2017 News

Over a million euros for cohort studies in Oulu

Academy of Finland has given funding from its “Health from cohorts and biobanks” academy program for shared cohort projects of consortiums consisting of universities and research centers.

22/12/2016 News

Practical applications at one-millionth of a millimetre

Materials research conducted by the Nano and Molecular Systems Research Unit has led to a patented innovation, which enhances energy efficiency. Operating on a nano-scale also seems to play a critical role in climate change. One of the Research Unit's key research methods--synchrotron radiation (SR)--has been used in multiple scientific fields, ranging from medicine to history. 

19/12/2016 News

Competence center to make use of greenhouse gases

Researchers in the University of Oulu propose the founding of a competence center to find solutions for making use of greenhouse gases and decreasing their environmental effects.

15/12/2016 News

Flaming northern lights and Sirius dazzle the December sky

The darkest time of year in December-January is the best time to watch the celestial show.

13/12/2016 News

Machine Vision Group celebrate their 35th Anniversary 16 Dec. 2016

Machine vision is one of the internationally strongest research fields in the University of Oulu.

8/12/2016 News

Nano surface acting like a leaf

Physicists in Oulu have succeeded in developing an energy efficient nano surface by modelling the surface structure of leaves.

1/12/2016 News

Pentti Kaitera Foundation Award to Matti Latva-aho

The Professor Pentti Kaitera Foundation Award 2016 has been awarded to professor Matti Latva-aho as recognition for his distinguished research on the field of communications engine

30/11/2016 News

New publication visualizes environmental change through photography

Global environmental change calls urgently for new perspectives, practices and fresh imaginations.