AI trained to analyse cancer images

Researchers at the University of Jyväskylä trained an artificial intelligence computer to count cells from histopathological cancer tumour images. Thus, the researchers have taken the first step towards a digital service centre based on artificial intelligence. The conventional methods employed by doctors and pathologists in histopathological work see them analysing tumour tissue samples visually with the help of software.

JSBE marketing research received a great recognition

The article ”The Use of Web Analytics for Digital Marketing Performance Measurement” by D.Sc. (Econ.) Joel Mero (née Järvinen) ja Professor Heikki Karjaluoto has been chosen for the best article of Industrial Marketing Management in 2017.

A victorious Master's thesis in marketing

M.Sc. (B.A.) Miira Leinonen's Master's thesis ”Facilitators and impediments in the adoption and implementation of the HubSpot marketing automation system" was awarded as the best marketing communications Master's thesis in the Miltton’s Thesis Competition 2017.

Innovations, participation and impact

Nearly 50 members of staff and students of JSBE participated in the JSBE development day on 26th March. The participants discussed JSBE's participation, innovations and impact from the perspective of education and teaching, research and the surrounding society.

JSBE breakfast seminars

In the breakfast seminar, JSBE faculty members and its doctoral students present their research findings or discuss more generally about research activities.

New data for understanding how heavier elements are made in the Cosmos

Nuclear binding energies of several rare-earth isotopes have been measured for the first time. The experiment carried out in the Accelerator Laboratory of the University of Jyväskylä, Finland, provides essential data for understanding how elements heavier than iron are produced in the Cosmos.

JSBE deans for 2018 - 2021

Professor Hanna-Leena Pesonen will continue as the dean of Jyväskylä University School of Business and Economics.

Pulse wave analysis provides reliable information on heart health in young people

Arterial stiffness is one of the early signs of cardiovascular disease, and arterial stiffening has been observed in children. A recent study suggests that an easy-to-use, non-invasive method can produce reproducible estimates of arterial stiffness in adolescents aged 16–19 years. The results of the study, conducted at the University of Jyväskylä, were published in the journal Clinical Physiology and Functional Imaging.

Language skills at age 2 onwards can predict PISA performance

A study carried out at the University of Jyväskylä has found that performance in the reading comprehension task of the OECD Program for International Student Assessment (PISA), taken at age 15, can be reliably predicted well before the beginning of school.

Preschool quality enhances first-graders’ reading acquisition

Preschool is meant to prepare children for a smooth transition to the first grade and enhance children’s learning in the first grade. However, a fresh study from the Department of Psychology at the University of Jyväskylä Finland indicates that not only the fact of attending preschool but also the quality of preschool matters for children’s reading acquisition in the first grade.

The world with moth and bird eyes

Professor Johanna Mappes and postdoctoral researcher Bibiana Rojas Zuluaga from Department of Biological and Environmental Science at the University of Jyväskylä, Finland participated in international collaboration and researched how the wood tiger moths see the world with moth and bird eyes.

JYU improved its ranking among the world’s best universities

The University of Jyväskylä has raised its position in the QS World University Rankings. JYU’s position in the annual ranking was 336, while it was 357 last year. The list comprises only 1011 top universities of the world. Therefore, any position in the list is an achievement. Among Finnish universities, JYU’s position was the fourth.

Business Finland’s TUTLI call is open, deadline 19.9.2018

Business Finland "New Business from Research ideas" funding (so called TUTLI) is research funding for project teams that are preparing commercialization of a research based business idea. Business Finland funds 70 % of the overall costs. At least 40 % must be allocated for the preparation of the commercialization.

JYU succeeds excellently on the Academy of Finland’s PROFI funding round

The Academy of Finland has made the decisions on the latest round of PROFI funding, aimed at strengthening the research profiles of Finnish universities.The aim of the funding instrument is to support Finnish universities in further improving their research field portfolios and reinforcing the framework conditions for high-quality research.The total funding of 50 million euros was divided between twelve universities.