29.9.2016 News

Vuodessa valmiiksi – osaajana työelämään –ryhmä käynnistyy lokakuussa. Vielä ehdit hakea 30.9. mennessä!

Haluatko tukea opintojen loppuunsaattamiseen ja apua tulevan työelämäsi suunnittelemiseen? Tästä ryhmästä saat vertaistukea ja ohjaajien vinkkejä opiskelutaitoihin ja työelämäkysymyksiin. Ryhmässä pääset laatimaan itsellesi ohjatusti työllistymissuunnitelman, josta hyödyt valmistumisvaiheessa! Ilmoittautuminen ryhmään päättyy pe 30.9. Lue lisää (

29.9.2016 News

Antarctic funding for two projects in the University of Oulu

Two projects by researchers in the University of Oulu have been granted Antarctic research funding from the Academy of Finland for three years.

26.9.2016 News

A prestigious EU grant for solving the mysteries of climate

Associate professor Nønne Prisle from the University of Oulu has received a very prestigious 1.5 million Euro research grant from the European Research Council (ERC) under the Euro

22.9.2016 News

University of Oulu improves to 201–250 in Times Higher Education ranking

The University of Oulu made a significant leap up to 201–250 in the recent Times Higher Education university rankings.

21.9.2016 News

10th Doctoral Conferment Ceremony of the University of Oulu in 2017 – registration is open

University of Oulu will hold its 10th Doctoral Conferment Ceremony next spring.

15.9.2016 News

FICHe accelerator boosted 20 innovative eHealth startups

The aim of the Future Internet CHallenge eHealth (FICHe) accelerator has been to challenge European startups to develop innovative applications in the eHealth market building upon the FIWARE techno

14.9.2016 News

Machine Vision Researchers awarded at BTAS2016

Postdoctoral Research Fellow Jukka Komulainen and his co-authors from the research unit Center for Machine Vision and Signal Analysis CMVS have been awarded the Five Year Highest I

13.9.2016 News

Paras Biopharmaceuticals got a multi-million international investment

Paras Biopharmaceuticals Finland Oy, a startup company of University of Oulu, has developed technology for the production of an osteoporosis drug which will result into a very economical production

9.9.2016 News

Norwegian royal couple visited the University

King Harald V and Queen Sonja visited the University of Oulu on Thursday 8 September 2016.

9.9.2016 News

Welcome speech by Rector Jouko Niinimäki at the State visit of Norwegian royal couple

It is my pleasure to warmly welcome Your Majesties to the University of Oulu. This visit is a great honor for us.

9.9.2016 News

Joint Arctic agenda for the universities in the Northern Scandinavia

The University of Oulu and the University of Lapland from Finland, Luleå University of Technology from Sweden and UIT The Arctic University of Norway announced a joint Arctic agenda during the Arct

8.9.2016 News

Geopolymers are changing the world

Concrete can be substituted with geopolymers, which are manufactured from industry waste or side products. Geopolymers are also suitable for binding hazardous chemical waste, or, for example, as construction material for playgrounds.

8.9.2016 News

Tuudo replaces mobile app Aapo

Aapo, app widely used by students, will be replaced by a new mobile app Tuudo.

5.9.2016 News

INTERACT – The Success Story Continues

The International Network for Terrestrial Research and Monitoring in the Arctic (INTERACT) was recently granted 10 M€ from the EU H2020 framework programme.

31.8.2016 News

Norwegian royal couple to visit the University of Oulu

King Harald V and Queen Sonja of Norway will visit the University of Oulu on Thursday 8 September.

30.8.2016 News

High expertise more important for appeal than before

According to Rector Jouko Niinimäki, the 58th Academic Year of the University of Oulu is starting with quite a positive outlook.

25.8.2016 News

Construction work for Mining research centre begins

Construction work has begun for the Oulu Mining School (OMS) research centre. When the new facilities are finished, there will be an internationally top-class mining research centre in Oulu, encompassing research and special teaching premises for geosciences, geophysics, mining technology, and concentration technology.

19.8.2016 News

Children learn quantifiers in the same order across languages

Children acquire words that denote quantity, such as 'some' and 'all', in the same order across many different languages.

17.8.2016 News

Future Factory gives new students an active start for their studies

The 58th Academic Year of the University of Oulu will be opened in August with a series of events.

1.7.2016 News

Academic Year 2016–2017 Opening Events

GET-TOGETHER! – Academic Year’s Opening for students at Rotuaari on Mon 22 August at 14:00–16:00

20.6.2016 News

Millennium-award winning Frances Arnold visited Oulu for the EMBO conference

Biochemical engineer and Millennium-award winner Frances Arnold visited Oulu for the European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO) conference 12­–15 June.

17.6.2016 News

Disabled coalminers fuelled the Industrial Revolution

Disabled people helped make the industrial revolution. So says a groundbreaking new study of British coalmining in the nineteenth century.

17.6.2016 News

Human organs cell by cell from a laboratory

In the future, our own cells can be used for growing tissue and perhaps even whole organs to replace damaged ones.