Picture: Material is shattered in high-velocity impacts of meteoroids on Saturn's rings.
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.
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.
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.
The World Affairs Forum by Martti Ahtisaari Institute will discuss the state of the European Union and its achievements as well as challenges and the impact of global conflicts.
University of Oulu MediaTeam Oulu research group has published the open source code of its UbiCity project.
In collaboration with the China Nonferrous Metal Mining (Ningxia Group) Co., Ltd (CNMNC), the Electron Spectroscopy research group (ELSP) at the Department of Physics in the University of Oulu is participating in the development of a novel method to prepare porous refractory metals.
Martti Ahtisaari Institute Managing Board discussed expert evaluations of applicants in their meeting 21st March 2013.
University of Oulu will host the second International UBI Challenge, where the urban informatics R&D community is invited to design novel applications and services in real-world setting in downtown Oulu, Finland.
First results of the MEVICO project already transferred into products
Start-up Challenge is a business model competition for students, organized by Oulu Student Entrepreneurship Society and VTT. Competition is open for all students regardless of what you’re studying.
Brazil has launched a programme called Science Without Borders to facilitate mobility and networking of researchers in order to internationalize Brazilian R&D-activities. From the University of Oulu, two disciplines have been accepted to participate: Communications Engineering and Dentistry.
Department of Communications Engineering at the University of Oulu has won funding for a new significant international cooperation from Academy of Finland.
Researchers at University of Oulu's MediaTeam Oulu research group have developed a method that detects and summarizes novelty topics from closed captions transcripts in broadcast TV news.
Timo Koivumäki appointed as Research Professor of digital service business at the University of Oulu and VTT
Timo Koivumäki, D.Sc. in Economics and Business Administration, has been appointed as Professor at the University of Oulu with a joint appointment at VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland from January 2013 onward.
Senior Researcher Petri Hottola, Department of Geography, has been appointed to the Association for Tourism and Leisure Education (ATLAS) World Executive Board, for the next three years.
MediaTeam Oulu is a research group operating at the CSE - Department of Computer Science and Engineering. The group is celebrating its 15th Anniversary by publishing its history titled “15 Years – Exploring the Urban Life – History of the MediaTeam Oulu Research Group”.
Start-up center Business Kitchen has been nominated the 29th act in the 100 Actions program in Oulu. The programme brings Oulu area municipalities together and gives everyone the opportunity to highlight small and large actions that take the area forward and bring joy to the population.
CWC contributes to the mobile and wireless systems for 2020 and beyond - the EU initiative METIS will lay foundation for the future "5G".
The University of Oulu is placed at 339 overall on the Taiwanese NTU (National Taiwan University) Ranking list of the top 500 universities in the World.
Residential dampness and mold problems result in a 50% increase in asthma risk, concludes an international research team based at the Center for Environmental and Respiratory Health Research, University of Oulu.
European researchers strongly support the idea that the giant neutrino laboratory should be placed on Pyhäsalmi Mine in Pyhäjärvi town.
The ninth conferment ceremony, jointly by all the faculties of the University of Oulu will be held 17–19 May 2013. The ceremony is the biggest and the most traditional academic ceremony of the University. It is held for ceremonial conferring of degrees on honorary doctors and young doctors.
At the University of Oulu Centre for Wireless Communications (CWC), Dr. Sc. Tech. Harri Posti has replaced the former director, who is leaving for research assignment in the United States.