Brazil has launched a programme called Science Without Borders to facilitate mobility and networking of researchers in order to internationalize Brazilian R&D-activities. From the University of Oulu, two disciplines have been accepted to participate: Communications Engineering and Dentistry.
Department of Communications Engineering at the University of Oulu has won funding for a new significant international cooperation from Academy of Finland.
Researchers at University of Oulu's MediaTeam Oulu research group have developed a method that detects and summarizes novelty topics from closed captions transcripts in broadcast TV news.
Timo Koivumäki appointed as Research Professor of digital service business at the University of Oulu and VTT
Timo Koivumäki, D.Sc. in Economics and Business Administration, has been appointed as Professor at the University of Oulu with a joint appointment at VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland from January 2013 onward.
Senior Researcher Petri Hottola, Department of Geography, has been appointed to the Association for Tourism and Leisure Education (ATLAS) World Executive Board, for the next three years.
MediaTeam Oulu is a research group operating at the CSE - Department of Computer Science and Engineering. The group is celebrating its 15th Anniversary by publishing its history titled “15 Years – Exploring the Urban Life – History of the MediaTeam Oulu Research Group”.
Start-up center Business Kitchen has been nominated the 29th act in the 100 Actions program in Oulu. The programme brings Oulu area municipalities together and gives everyone the opportunity to highlight small and large actions that take the area forward and bring joy to the population.
CWC contributes to the mobile and wireless systems for 2020 and beyond - the EU initiative METIS will lay foundation for the future "5G".
The University of Oulu is placed at 339 overall on the Taiwanese NTU (National Taiwan University) Ranking list of the top 500 universities in the World.
Residential dampness and mold problems result in a 50% increase in asthma risk, concludes an international research team based at the Center for Environmental and Respiratory Health Research, University of Oulu.
European researchers strongly support the idea that the giant neutrino laboratory should be placed on Pyhäsalmi Mine in Pyhäjärvi town.
The ninth conferment ceremony, jointly by all the faculties of the University of Oulu will be held 17–19 May 2013. The ceremony is the biggest and the most traditional academic ceremony of the University. It is held for ceremonial conferring of degrees on honorary doctors and young doctors.
At the University of Oulu Centre for Wireless Communications (CWC), Dr. Sc. Tech. Harri Posti has replaced the former director, who is leaving for research assignment in the United States.
A user survey will be carried out on the website of the University of Oulu, asking visitors for their opinion about the website.
The University of Oulu significantly improved its position in the QS World University Rankings.
The University of Oulu is among the top 500 universities in the world by its scientific functions. In the annual ARWU Rankings, ie. the Shanghai list, the University remains at rank 301–400.
The 27th Nordic Hydrological Conference will be held in Finland, at the University of Oulu, from the 13th to 15th August 2012.
The first graduates in the history of Master’s Degree Programme in Wireless Communications Engineering (WCE) are Zoë Quintana Prados and Ijaz Ahmad.
The University of Oulu has initiated a programme for recruiting absolute top level researchers from abroad.
The University of Oulu will replace landline telephones with mobile phones.
The Finnish Funding Agency for Technology and Innovation Tekes has granted a new international research project to the University of Oulu within its FiDiPro – the Finland Distinguished Professor Programme.
Pasi Eskola has been selected as the AOSpine Europe Young Researcher Award 2012 winner.
The Martti Ahtisaari Institute Top Forum on Tuesday 20.3.2012 featured keynote presentations on global business by Antti Herlin, Chairman of the Board of KONE Corporation and Matti Alahuhta, President and CEO of KONE Corporation.