28.1.2013 News

Oulu and Sao Paulo join research efforts on telecommunications and dentistry

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.

23.1.2013 News

Finnish Academy funding expands wireless communications research cooperation with Korea

Department of Communications Engineering at the University of Oulu has won funding for a new significant international cooperation from Academy of Finland.

21.1.2013 News

Novelty Cloud mines topics from TV broadcasts

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.

9.1.2013 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.

7.1.2013 News

Petri Hottola appointed to the ATLAS board

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.

20.12.2012 News

15th Anniversary of MediaTeam Oulu Research Group – history released

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”.

3.12.2012 News

Business Kitchen is 29th of Oulu's '100 acts'

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.

29.11.2012 News

University of Oulu participates in mobile and wireless project METIS

CWC contributes to the mobile and wireless systems for 2020 and beyond - the EU initiative METIS will lay foundation for the future "5G".

13.11.2012 News

The University of Oulu in the top 500 of the NTU Ranking

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.

9.11.2012 News

Residential dampness and mold problems result in a 50% increase in asthma risk

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.

31.10.2012 News

Europe supports Pyhäsalmi Mine as a location for neutrino laboratory

European researchers strongly support the idea that the giant neutrino laboratory should be placed on Pyhäsalmi Mine in Pyhäjärvi town.

2.10.2012 News

Ninth Conferment Ceremony of the University of Oulu in May 2013

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.

1.10.2012 News

CWC Changes Director

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.

28.9.2012 News

How do you like our Website?

A user survey will be carried out on the website of the University of Oulu, asking visitors for their opinion about the website.

14.9.2012 News

University of Oulu goes up in the rankings

The University of Oulu significantly improved its position in the QS World University Rankings.

30.8.2012 News

University of Oulu remains in the World top 500

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.

1.8.2012 News

Nordic Water will bring together experts on water issues

The 27th Nordic Hydrological Conference will be held in Finland, at the University of Oulu, from the 13th to 15th August 2012.

20.6.2012 News

First two graduated with Master's Degree in Wireless Communications Engineering

The first graduates in the history of Master’s Degree Programme in Wireless Communications Engineering (WCE) are Zoë Quintana Prados and Ijaz Ahmad.

19.6.2012 News

The University of Oulu strengthens its research profile by recruiting top researchers

The University of Oulu has initiated a programme for recruiting absolute top level researchers from abroad.

4.5.2012 News

University of Oulu phone numbers to change on 14 May

The University of Oulu will replace landline telephones with mobile phones.

25.4.2012 News

FiDiPro project to strengthen the machine vision research at the University of Oulu

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.

3.4.2012 News

AOSpine Europe Young Researcher Award again to Oulu

Pasi Eskola has been selected as the AOSpine Europe Young Researcher Award 2012 winner.

29.3.2012 News

Top Forum video recording available

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.