28.10.2016 News

New fabrication method for ceramic components developed

The Microelectronics Research Unit in the University of Oulu have developed a novel method for fabrication of ceramic components.

27.10.2016 News

KNL Networks raises 9.3 million funding

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.

25.10.2016 News

Novel business from water supply development

Clean water is the oil of the future.

13.10.2016 News

Future is bright for data transmission

In the future, lights in homes, schools and hospitals will be transmitting data, says professor Marcos Katz.

10.10.2016 News

Erotu eduksesi työnhaussa -luento 20.10.

TE-toimisto tarjoaa Erotu eduksesi työnhaussa –luentoja, joilla käsitellään työhakemuksen ja CV:n kirjoittamista sekä työhaastatteluun valmistautumista.

7.10.2016 News

Finnish refugees were wanted in the South Dakota prairie in the 40’s

It was suggested in 1940 that a Finnish refugee colony be founded in the geographical center of the United States, on former Sioux lands.

3.10.2016 News

Oulu came in large numbers to Researchers' Night

People in Oulu participated in large numbers in the Researchers' Night science event, which was held in the University of Oulu for the first time on Friday 30 September.

29.9.2016 News

Choice of suture material can reduce surgical wound infections in children by half

Using sutures coated or impregnated with triclosan in closing surgical wounds can be very effective in reducing surgical wound infections in children.

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.