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13.9.2013 News

The University of Oulu improves in the QS rankings

The University of Oulu improved its ranking by nine places in the new QS World University Rankings.

11.9.2013 News

Doctoral Students’ Section established

A section for doctoral students in the University of Oulu has been established by the Student Union of the University of Oulu (OYY). The decision was made based on a proposal by a general meeting of doctoral students held on August 29th.

20.8.2013 News

Three days of opening events

Opening ceremonies for the 55th Academic Year 2013–2014 in the University of Oulu will take place during the three days between September 9–11.

14.8.2013 News

Major international recognition for CrisisTracker

CrisisTracker, an open-source platform built in collaboration by the University of Oulu, the University of Madeira, IBM Research, and the Qatar Computing Research Institute, has been given the "Tech Challenge" award by USAID and Humanity United.

5.8.2013 News

Radamsa finds over a hundred browser vulnerabilities

Radamsa is a completely automated data security testing tool developed by The University of Oulu. It has already been used to find over a hundred previously unknown vulnerabilities in browsers.

6.6.2013 News

Two new centres of excellence for the University of Oulu

Academy of Finland has selected 14 new Centres of Excellence in research for the period 2014–2019. From the University of Oulu are included professor Kalevi Mursula’s Centre of Excellence in Research on Solar Long-Term Variability and Effects, and professor Anssi Paasi’s Centre of Excellence in Research on the Relational and Territorial Politics of Bordering,  Identities and Transnationalisation. The University of Oulu also participates in two other national Centres of Excellence in research.

6.6.2013 News

University of Oulu to renew its field of science structures

The University of Oulu will reorganize its research and education activities into nine fields of science, four research focus area organizations, and separate units.

29.5.2013 News

International Seminar – Delightful, user-centric design of urban computing

5th International Open Ubiquitous City Seminar 2013 is a non-fee public seminar, to be held on Monday, 10th of June, 2013, 9:00-13:00, at the Oulu City Theatre, Kaarlenväylä 2. It features distinguished international experts addressing ubiquitous computing and urban informatics from multiple perspectives. It also provides an update of the Open Ubiquitous Oulu.

13.5.2013 News

The University of Oulu at number three among Finnish universities in the URAP Ranking

The University of Oulu is placed at number three among Finnish universities on the Turkish University Ranking by Academic Performance ranking list of 2012. Among all universities in the World, the University of Oulu is at number 338.

26.4.2013 News

Meteoroid impacts shatter Saturn's rings

Picture: Material is shattered in high-velocity impacts of meteoroids on Saturn's rings.

19.4.2013 News

Roy Wolfe Award to Jarkko Saarinen

The Association of American Geographers (AAG) has given the Roy Wolfe Award for geography professor Jarkko Saarinen from the University of Oulu. The award is for outstanding contributions to geographical research in the field of recreation, tourism, and sport.

19.4.2013 News

X-ray Photoelectron Spectrosopy System Installed to the Center of Microscopy and Nanotechnology

Center of Microscopy and Nanotechnology has purchased Thermo Fisher Scientific ESCALAB 250Xi x-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (XPS) system. XPS can be used in surface chemical analysis of various materials.

18.4.2013 News

Professor Juha Röning elected into euRobotics Board of Directors

Head of CSE Department, Professor Juha Röning has been elected into the euRobotics Board of Directors. euRobotics aisbl is a Brussels-based non‐profit association. It brings together all relevant competencies in European robotics.