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Several scholarships granted for doctoral research

The Graduate School of the University of Vaasa has granted several scholarships, donated by Evald and Hilda Nissi Foundation and Vaasa University Foundation.



The University of Vaasa awarded Research Act and Teaching Act of the Year 2018

The University of Vaasa granted the Research Act and Teaching Act awards of last year in the anniversary ceremony on Monday 28th of January. Research Act of the Year 2018 award was granted to Professors Vesa Suutari and Liisa Mäkelä and Assistant Professor Olivier Wurtz from the School of Management. Associate Professor Hanna Leipämaa-Leskinen and University Teacher Olli Raatikainen from the School of Marketing and Communication received Teaching Act of the Year 2015 award.



The University of Vaasa launches career paths leading to professor – first tenure track positions filled

The University of Vaasa has appointed the first researchers to tenure track positions. The tenure track procedure permits the University to offer researchers a career path that enables them to progress through regular evaluations directly to the position of a full professor.



Dissertation: Language use in business newspapers brings to front what is praised and blamed in the community

Praising and blaming are targeted mostly to things rather than human beings in the leading articles of business newspapers. When evaluating is targeted to human beings, they are usually politicians and rarely economic actors. Behind the evaluative language use can be seen the values of the business newspapers and journalists that go along with the supposed values of readers.



New students arrived on campus

New students arrived on campus on Wednesday 29th of August. Studies start with the orientation days, which will last from Wednesday to Friday. During the three-day orientation new students gain information about the University, their field of study as well as academic studies. Actual studies start in the beginning of September.



Professor Christer Laurén will receive the 28th Ramon Llull International Prize for Catalan Linguistics and Linguistic Diversity

The jury of the Ramon Llull International Prize has unanimously decided to grant this distinction in its modality of Linguistic Diversity to Professor Christer Laurén, theoretician in the field of language immersion. Professor Laurén has continuously contributed to the study and implementation of language immersion, the promotion of minority languages as tools of social cohesion in the educational field, and the dissemination of Catalan and international language immersion programs . He has...



The University of Vaasa is awarding nine honorary doctorates at its Conferment in September

The University of Vaasa is organising a Conferment Ceremony of doctoral degrees 6-8 September 2018. The University, celebrating its 50th anniversary, will award honorary doctorates to nine persons with scientific or societal merit. Conferment of honorary doctorate is the highest honour that a university can award.



University of Vaasa honours its 50-years long history - the festivities began with the anniversary celebration

The year 2018 marks the semicentennial of the University of Vaasa. The 50 year old university responds to the challenges of the changing world by investing 10 million euros in research and aiming for high quality and societal impact.