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
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.
There will be three new centres of excellence related to studying and developing bioeconomy in the Nordic countries.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The darkest time of year in December-January is the best time to watch the celestial show.
Machine vision is one of the internationally strongest research fields in the University of Oulu.
Physicists in Oulu have succeeded in developing an energy efficient nano surface by modelling the surface structure of leaves.
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
Global environmental change calls urgently for new perspectives, practices and fresh imaginations.
The University of Oulu has been selected as the most improved organization in the openness review 2016 of universities and research institutes.
The University of Oulu and Oulu University of Applied Sciences (Oulu UAS) will form a shared campus in Linnanmaa during 2019-2020.
The goal of information technology development is that it will be ubiquitous and so easy to use that people barely notice using it. Ubiquitous information technology can be used to track the movements of a person with a memory disorder, make rocks talk, and develop collective intelligence.
Cooperative banks in the regions of Northern Ostrobothnia and Kainuu, together with OP Cooperative, donate 800,000 Euros to the University of Oulu.
The 5G Test Network already covers the entire Linnanmaa campus in the University of Oulu. Now there is a search going on in the project for partners to test the data communications needs of the future, and new business opportunities.
The pine (Pinus sylvestris) does not reach maturity instantly. Therefore, it is useful to be able to ask them at an early stage: “What will you be when you grow up?”. Individual pines will answer the question with their genes.
Academic Engineers and Architects in Finland – TEK have donated 125,000 euros to the fundraising campaign of the University of Oulu.
The Microelectronics Research Unit in the University of Oulu have developed a novel method for fabrication of ceramic components.
KNL Networks (former Kyynel), a startup-company of University of Oulu, has developed a new wireless communication system which can be used in the most extreme and isolated locations on Earth.