News: category "yhteistyo"

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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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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.

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11/06/19

Dissertation: Skiving from youth homes can lead to criminality or victimhood – investments are required in prevention and debriefing

Unauthorised absences (“skiving”) among institutionalised children represent a significant risk to the safe development of children. According to Sami Isoniemi's doctoral dissertation, at least one in ten children fall victims to crimes during unauthorised absences in Finland, and almost one in three commit crimes. At present, the police and other bodies do not seek active collaboration to prevent such absences. The doctoral dissertation proposes changes to the guidelines and practices used...

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06/06/19

Dissertation: Cooperation between universities and companies is a joint learning process

Research cooperation between universities and companies is often seen as a source of innovation and growth in the competitiveness of enterprises. However, only a small part of the results of joint research between companies and universities emerge as commercial products or services. A dissertation published at the University of Vaasa presents perspectives and practices whereby universities and companies can make their joint research productive and mutually beneficial.

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03/06/19

Dissertation: When a fitness class is not just an exercise – trademark boosts the fitness business

What is the difference between a regular fitness class at the local adult education centre, BodyPump by Les Mills, Zumba and Crossfit? The latter are internationally spread, known and professionally productised fitness services that are sold and marketed under trademarks. The trademarks are recognised even by many of those who prefer to do their workout outside gyms and fitness centres.

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08/05/19

Collaboration in Vaasa to grow into a national model – University of Vaasa to develop Digitalisation Academy

Digitalisation Academy, a programme set up to tackle the shortage of people with digital expertise in the EnergyVaasa cluster, gets a boost from the Finnish Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment. The multidisciplinary InnoLab research platform hosted by the University of Vaasa has received a grant from the Ministry for developing, standardising, conceptualising and expanding the operating model.