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19/10/18

Honorary doctor, MIT professor Eric von Hippel visited the University of Vaasa

Honorary doctor of the University of Vaasa, professor Eric von Hippel from MIT Sloan School of Management gave a guest lecture ”Emerging User Innovation Paradigm and Free Innovation” on Friday 19th of October. Von Hippel was promoted at Conferment Ceremony in September while absent. In the beginning of his lecture, he was given a doctoral hat, doctoral sword and diploma.

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12/10/18

Selina Liang is the new Executive Director of the Sino-Finnish Research Centre for Science, Technology and Innovation

Dr Liting (Selina) Liang has been appointed as the new Executive Director of the Sino-Finnish Research Centre for Science, Technology and Innovation (the Sino-Finnish STI Centre) at the University of Vaasa.

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08/10/18

The University of Vaasa and Vaasan Lyseo secondary school join forces – energy-themed collaboration course kicked off

A collaboration course of the University of Vaasa and Vaasan Lyseo secondary school focusing on energy and sustainable development has started with 13 secondary school students taking the course. Completing the course and secondary school compulsory mathematics courses with sufficient grades gives the students an opportunity to apply to the university's bachelor's and master's programmes in technology via a special direct channel.

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18/09/18

Helinä Saarela appointed Dean at the University of Vaasa

D.Sc. (Econ.) Helinä Saarela, 49, has been appointed Dean of the School of Accounting and Finance at the University of Vaasa. She will take up her duties on 1 November 2018.

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14/09/18

Suvi Karirinne to head VEBIC research platform at University of Vaasa

Doctor of Science Suvi Karirinne, 46, has been appointed Director of the Vaasa Energy Business Innovation Centre VEBIC research platform of the University of Vaasa. VEBIC is an open multidisciplinary research and innovation platform focused on energy and sustainable development. Karirinne will take up her duties on 19 November 2018.

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11/09/18

New opportunity for American researchers in Vaasa – the University of Vaasa and Fulbright Finland Foundation sign a collaboration agreement

The University of Vaasa and Fulbright Finland Foundation have signed a collaboration agreement that launches the Fulbright-University of Vaasa Scholar Award scholarship programme. The agreement provides American researchers an opportunity to either conduct research or also additionally teach at the University of Vaasa.