News: Archive

2020-01-01 - 2020-02-20

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19/02/20

Osuva testing automatic indexing for the National Library

This information is intended for students who are about to submit their theses to Osuva.

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05/02/20

Arto Ojala becomes professor of international business at University of Vaasa

Arto Ojala, Doctor of Science (Economics and Business Administration), has been appointed professor of international business at the University of Vaasa. He took up his post on 1 February.

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30/01/20

Major rise in interest towards international Master's programmes

The University of Vaasa's international Master's programmes attracted applicants from all over the world. The Master's programmes received a total of 1,137 applications from 63 countries, creating an overwhelming increase of 36% compared to last year (2019: 837). The applicants are particularly interested in the quality of education and Finnish study culture.

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27/01/20

Carbon capture in the waste-to-energy sector

Waste to Energy incineration plants have been ranked the 18th largest direct CO2 emitters to the atmosphere. Although not quite at the incomparable scales as steel and cement industries or large power plants, the waste to energy companies have an equal role in CO2 emission mitigation.

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21/01/20

Temporary trafficking arrangements in Yliopistonranta 20.1.-27.3.2020

There are temporary trafficking arrangements in Yliopistonranta 20.1.-27.3.2020 to cable work.

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20/01/20

Erasmus/Nordplus-grants

Nordplus is a programme of the Nordic Council of Ministers, which suports e.g. mobility. Students can study their own field in field-specific network or use Nordlys, which gives the possibility whatever they want if the host university agrees to it.

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15/01/20

Fumigation leak test of the sewers / Tervahovi building

A leak test of the sewers at the Tervahovi building will be done on January 24, 2020, starting at 06:00.

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14/01/20

Dissertation: New regional development model from University of Vaasa is helping public sector innovation activities in Ostrobothnia and in Europe

What role should public organisations play in innovation activities? Forthcoming dissertation by Antti Mäenpää is looking at the role of public organisations as innovation agents. Current European regional development strategy, Smart specialisation, is suggesting that public organisations should step up their game in regional innovation activities and look for new solutions, which are based on the new use of current regional activities.

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13/01/20

Please remember that the parking stickers will be renewed

The new parking stickers for the student of the University of Vaasa will came into force when the new year 2020 begins.

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09/01/20

The University of Vaasa drop-in thesis workshop service will expand from the beginning of 2020

In the drop-in workshop, we solve together with the University’s Psychologist and Tritonia’s Information Specialist students’ thesis-related problems, such as finding and evaluating sources, using the University’s new writing guidelines, overcoming writer’s blocks and efficient time management.

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09/01/20

University sports schedule spring 2020

Spring 2020 sports shifts and courses have begun for the most part.

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09/01/20

Study Abroad 2020-2021

Application period for exchange studies in Europe for academic year 2020-2021 is on 13.-31.1.2020.

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09/01/20

Big Heart Award

The Big Heart award is an equality award given by the University of Vaasa.