News: category "tutkimus"

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17/09/19

”We need solutions to fight climate change” – Vaasa Climate Change Conference & Networking Forum combines naturefilms and science 26.–28.9.2019

Vaasa Climate Change Conference & Networking Forum will be held in Vaasa from 26th to 28th of September 2019. This brand new, three-day event combines a scientific conference, science and nature films, and discussion forums. It brings worldwide knowledge, especially from the Nordic context, to Vaasa.

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17/09/19

Interest groups, ministries and researchers participating in a unique project: Is there any common understanding on climate change?

Public debate on climate change divides people, but less time is spent on reflecting what combines everyone in the change. What causes excitement in major corporations, politics and citizens, what prevents taking action? Is there any common understanding on climate change apart from conflicts?

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02/09/19

Rector Jari Kuusisto's speech at the Uni­versity’s open­ing ce­re­mony: We will increasingly promote sustainability

Rector Jari Kuusisto promised in his speech at the opening ceremony of the academic year that the University of Vaasa's research, teaching, campus development and other activities will increasingly promote sustainability.

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26/08/19

Dissertation: Don’t forget design: design boosts innovations

Firms that utilize design deeply in their innovation processes are 20 % more likely to develop a market novelty and almost 8 % to a world novelty than firms who don’t use design in any systematic way. Carita Eklund, M.Sc. (Econ & Bus. Adm.), examined in her doctoral dissertation how design and design thinking affect the innovation process.

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21/08/19

Dissertation: The regional reform of health care and social services will not succeed without common goals: "Value networks require Creative Governance"

Although the previous Finnish government's plan to reform health care and social services fell through, the need for reform – for client-oriented, better-organised health care and social welfare services – has not gone anywhere. Kari Lappalainen MSc (Econ.), MSc (Admin.), tackles this issue in his doctoral dissertation on public administration. He proposes the tool of a Creative Governance model, which can enable the administration and development of value networks for the regional...

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14/08/19

University of Vaasa hosts two academic conferences next week

Two academic conferences, 15th Vaasa Conference on International Business and Nordic Academy of Management 2019, will take place at the University of Vaasa campus next week.

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09/08/19

Christoph Demmke new Professor in Public Management

Christoph Demmke has been appointed new Professor in Public Management at the University of Vaasa. He took his post as Professor in Vaasa earlier this week.

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25/06/19

How to act on climate change? - The Vaasa Climate Change Conference combines science and nature films 26–28 September 2019

Vaasa Climate Change Conference & Networking Forum will be held in Vaasa from 26th to 28th of September 2019. This brand new, three-day event combines a scientific conference, science and nature films, and discussion forums. It brings worldwide knowledge, especially from the Nordic context, to Vaasa.