Watch Shortumentary Video Clips

These videos are miniature documentaries related to study and research or even an exact scientific question of technology. In just 1-2 minutes very different topics are presented through students, researchers, professors or research groups.

Advertising agency Siberia collaborates on concept design, script, storyboard writing and the background work as well as interviews and arrangements. Responsible for video production is Sky High Pictures.


Big Fish

The first 5G test network in Finland is cast up north in Oulu. This research, led at the University of Oulu by Academy professor Matti Latva-aho, is about to revolutionize the field of wireless communications.


Wake Up

FabLab Oulu is a place where anyone can explore digitalisation and its possibilities. This group of high-school students built an alarm clock robot.



What’s the distance between two twins? University teachers Jan and Ilkka Nissinen give their short biographies.


1000 hours

What drives a student to build robot suits? Jani Lehtovirta talks about his passion.


First Steps

What’s the first day of university like for new students of computer science and engineering?


Lead the way

IndoorAtlas is a pioneer of indoor positioning systems. Like many start-ups, IndoorAtlas has its roots at the university of Oulu. CEO Janne Haverinen takes us back to how it all got started.



What is it like to be a university researcher? Computer vision researcher Daniel Herrera gives his account.



How do you know if you’re studying the right subject? A student of industrial management and engineering found her flow and landed a job during her second year of studies.

Art of Engineering

How can you combine creativity with engineering? Dr. Sc. (Tech.) Juha Anttila talks about his life’s work.

Clean technology

Cleantech is a growing industry. What does the future look like to a researcher working with environmental and chemical engineering at the University of Oulu?

Light it up

Automation engineer explains the best way to light a stove.

Grand Prix

University isn’t all about theory. Formula Student Oulu, a team of mechanical engineering students, built a race car from scratch. ”This is our chance to leave with a bang.”