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25.1.2019 News

Professor Riitta Kaarteenaho is the new Director of MRC Oulu

Professor of Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonary Pathology, MD, PhD, Riitta Kaarteenaho is the new Director of the Medical Research Center Oulu.

10.12.2018 News

Postdoctoral positions at the MRC Oulu for 2019

Postdoctoral positions at MRC Oulu for 2019  

21.11.2018 News

Internal call for course funding proposals for the development of doctoral training activities in Health and Biosciences 2019

Internal call for course funding proposals for the development of doctoral training activities in Health and Biosciences 2019

6.4.2018 News

Professor Johanna Uusimaa is the new Director of MRC Oulu

  Professor of Paediatric Neurology, MD, PhD, Johanna Uusimaa is the new Director of the Medical Research Center Oulu.

19.2.2018 News

A study at the University of Oulu reveals a new gene required for normal fetal development and severe childhood multiorgan disease

Professor of Pediatric Neurology, Johanna Uusimaa, and Academy Research Fellow, Docent Reetta Hinttala together with their research team and collaborators have described a new, fatal multiorgan dis

22.11.2017 News

Doctoral Student Positions 2018-2021 in Health and Biosciences Doctoral Programme

Multiple short-term Doctoral Student Positions 2018-2021 in Hea

30.10.2017 News

Post Doctoral positions at the MRC Oulu for 2018 / Tutkijatohtorin tehtäviä MRC Oulussa vuodelle 2018

Call for fixed-term Post Doctoral positions at the Medical Research Center Oulu

16.5.2017 News

Post-doctoral position at the Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Medicine group

A post-doctoral position will be open at the Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Medicine

24.3.2017 News

Post Doctoral positions at the MRC Oulu / Tutkijatohtorin tehtäviä MRC Oulussa

Call for multiple short-term Post Doctoral positions at the Medical Research Center Oulu Medical Research Center Oulu (MRC Oulu) invites applications for multiple short-term (3-6 months) post-doctoral positions (up to a maximum cumulative total of 4 person years) to be filled during the year 2017. The term of position for the successful applicants will begin at the earliest on June 1, 2017. The applications will be evaluated by an external evaluation panel based on the qualifications of the applicant. The person to be appointed for the postdoctoral researcher position is required to hold a doctoral degree in the field of medicine, dentistry, biomedicine, health sciences or medical technology or other related field. Starting salary will be based on the job specific level 5 or 6 according to the university salary system for teaching and research staff of Finnish universities. We will consider candidates involved with the MRC Oulu research group. We are looking for highly motivated, enthusiastic and interactive candidates. Also applications by new research group leaders and by those with international research activities and mobility will be encouraged. The results of the call will be announced in the end of May. Further inquiries can be directed to mirja.peltola (at) oulu.fi, phone 0294 485447 Application Procedure Applications, including attachments, should be submitted using the electronic system form by 18 April 2017 before midnight Finnish time. The application must contain the following information: Personal and academic details Cover/motivation letter including research funding plan (max 1 page) Research Plan (max 2 pages) A résumé or CV (max 1 page) List of 20 most important publications from previous 5 years and total number of publications Verified copies of the applicant's academic degree certificates/diplomas (and copies of certificates/ diplomas relating to the applicant’s language proficiency, if not indicated in the academic degree certificates/diplomas) must be provided by request in the case of appointment for position. Apply for the job (in English) >> Hae tehtävää (suomeksi) >>

2.2.2017 News

GENOME-WIDE ASSOCIATION STUDY OF BRONCHIOLITIS CONDUCTED IN OULU - MRC Oulu Latest Publications

Latest selected publications of MRC Oulu research groups are now announced in the Latest Publications - page.

8.6.2016 News

MAIJA-LEENA HUOTARI HAS BEEN GRANTED WITH THE ACADEMY PROJECT FUNDING

  MRC Oulu Research group have been granted with the Academy of Finland Academy Project funding. The granted project is:

28.4.2016 News

Risto Kerkelä, Ulla Petäjä-Repo and Kaisa Tasanen-Määttä have been granted with the Academy Project Funding

  Three MRC Oulu Research groups have been granted with the Academy of Finland Academy Project funding. The granted projects are:

12.1.2016 News

PROFESSORS HEIKKI HUIKURI AND RISTO KERKELÄ RECEIVED A GRANT FROM JANE AND AATOS ERKKO FOUNDATION

Professors Heikki Huikuri and Risto Kerkelä has been granted with a research funding of 800 000€ for the research project “Myocardial Fibrosis in Sudden Cardiac Death”.

8.10.2015 News

Professor Miika Nieminen has been granted by Jane and Aatos Erkko Foundation

Jane and Aatos Erkko Foundation has granted Professor Miika Nieminen EUR 700.000 for the study titled as “Structure-specific MRI characterization of articular cartilage in osteoarthritis”

24.9.2015 News

Ina Rissanen has been rewarded by the Psychiatric Research Foundation

Licentiate of Medicine Ina Rissanen has been rewarded by the Psychiatric Research Foundation for the PhD thesis of the year.

24.9.2015 News

University of Oulu Awards

Professor Heikki Huikuri and Professor Karl-Heinz Herzig have received the University of Oulu Awards for their efforts in research at the University of Oulu.

6.2.2015 News

APS Honorary Membership to professor Mikko Hallman

Professor Mikko Hallman has been elected as the Honorary Member of the American Pediatric Society (APS) for his internationally recognized contribution to pediatrics.

24.9.2014 News

The Most Distinguished Researcher of the Year reward was given to Docent Simo Saarakkala.

Simo Saarakkala, PhD, Docent, Academy Research Fellow, has been selected as the Most Distinguished Researcher of the Year in the University of Oulu.

4.2.2014 News

SEVERAL MRC OULU FOCUS AREA RESEARCH GROUP LEADERS WERE SUCCESSFUL IN RAE 2014 EVALUATION

Several MRC Oulu focus area research groups were successful in the recently published Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) 2014 evaluation.