Environmental change and sustainable resource use - Science Days 2019

Time: October 15-16, 2019

Place: University of Oulu, Linnanmaa Campus, Lecture Room L6 & Tellus Innovation Arena/Stage

This event is s part of the activities of the Kvantum Institute and the related Technology and Natural Sciences Doctoral Programme.

First day of the Science Days introduces the highlights of the research in Sustainable Resource Use and Earth’s Changing Environment and provides introduction to the strategic research in two focus areas of the University of Oulu, Creating sustainability through materials and systems and Earth and near-space system and environmental change. The programme consists of keynote lectures and the focus area spearhead project and emerging project progress narratives.

The second dayintroduces widely the research in the University of Oulu. It is an open forum for the presentations of researchers, who wish to give a presentation about their studies. For doctoral candidates this two-day seminar and workshop can also serve as a research plan seminar  (1-2 cr depending of the workload).  Description and requirements for the course here (own code for each degree program).

Call for abstracts
The second day is open for all that wish to introduce their research. Please submit an extended abstract for an oral and poster presentation (from one to four pages) on your research / research plan.

Please submit your abstract (with preference of oral/poster presentation) as a word file, including possible figures, using the given template by e-mail to riitta.kamula (at) oulu.fi.

The deadline for abstract submission is October 3, 2019. Notification of acceptance will be sent by e-mail to the corresponding author by October 9, 2019.

Costs and registration
The seminar is free of charge and open for all, registration is required for coffee service. Register by October 10, 2019.

Further information

Coordinator Riitta Kamula (Kvantum Institute and Technology and Natural Sciences Doctoral Programme).
Email: riitta.kamula (at)oulu.fi


PROGRAM (tentative)

DAY 1. Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Kvantum Science Day
Place: Lecture Room L6, Linnanmaa Campus, University of Oulu

Chair: TBC

10.00 - 10.05   Opening words

10.05 - 10.30   Keynote presentation

10:30 - 11:00  Strategic project updates of the Focus areas

11:05 – 11:30 Coffee (complimentary)

11:30 – 12:30  Strategic project updates of the Focus areas cont.

12:30 – 13:30 Lunch (at own cost)

13:30 – 14:00 Keynote presentation

14:00 – 14:30  Strategic project updates of the Focus areas cont.

14:30 – 14:55  Coffee (complimentary)

14:55 - 16:00  Strategic project updates of the Focus areas cont.

16:00 - 16:15  Summary and closing remarks

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DAY 2. Wednesday, October 16, 2019
TNS-DP Research Seminar

Place: Tellus Arena, Stage, Linnanmaa Campus, University of Oulu

  • Researcher presentations with discussions and a workshop (optional)
  • Time for oral presentations 15+5 min; for poster presentations 10+5 min.

Chair: Coordinator Riitta Kamula

09.15 - 09.20 Opening words

09:20 – 09:45  Keynote presentation

09:45-10:00 Oral presentations

10:00-10:30 Coffee (complimentary)

10:30-12:00 Oral presentations

12:00-13:00 Lunch (at own cost)

13:00 – 13:30 Poster presentations

13:30-14:00 Oral presentations


Workshop on interactive participation and coffee

15:30-15:45 Wrap-up and end of the day


Last updated: 5.9.2019