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Jun 10, 2015
JYUNewsItemA Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellowship awarded to the University of Jyväskylä
 
Jun 02, 2015
JYUNewsItemLatest issue of Human Technology journal
 
May 28, 2015
JYUNewsItemHannu Häkkinen nominated as Academy Professor
The Academy of Finland has funded eight new research posts as Academy Professor for 2016–2020. One of them is Hannu Häkkinen (University of Jyväskylä), who applies theoretical and computational methods to the study of the physical, chemical and bioconjugate properties of nanostructured metal-molecule interfaces.
May 11, 2015
JYUNewsItemUniversity of Jyväskylä receives a quality label
 
Apr 27, 2015
JYUNewsItemWhen mediated by superconductivity, light pushes matter million times more
When a mirror reflects light, it experiences a slight push. This radiation pressure can be increased considerably with the help of a small superconducting island, as was revealed by the joint research done in the Aalto University and the Universities of Jyväskylä and Oulu.
Apr 20, 2015
JYUNewsItemFeminism and Science
Doctoral student Saana Jukola, University of Jyväskylä: GENDER AND OTHER BIASES IN JOURNAL PEER REVIEWDoctoral student Heidi Elmgren, University of Jyväskylä: WOMEN IN PHILOSOPHY - WHY SHOULD WE CARE?
Apr 20, 2015
JYUNewsItemGame industry expert arrives in Jyväskylä April 21st
Brendon Neuwerth (Business Development Director, Nitro Games Ltd) has been working in several international game companies with entertainment games as well as edugames since the 90’s. He has been also developing several well-known Finnish games such as Alan Wake and Trials HD. On Tuesday April 21st in his talk Neuwerth considers the trajectory of games especially in the context of publishing.
Apr 13, 2015
JYUNewsItemIs the length of work careers determined in utero?
Low weight at birth increased the risk of disability pension among men, reveals a new Finnish study published in the PLoS One. Around 20% of the cohort members born in 1934–44 retired on a disability pension between 1971 and 2011.
Mar 25, 2015
JYUNewsItemMonet's painting confirmed authentic by Research Centre for Art, RECENART®
 
Mar 23, 2015
JYUNewsItemA news service dedicated to European journalism scholarship has been opened
Journalism Reseach News gathers the news of research results, projects, funding and events from around the Europe to one place. In addition, the site publishes articles delving deeper into various academic topics. It seeks to serve scholars, students, journalists, and interested laypeople alike.
Mar 04, 2015
JYUNewsItemDissertation: 23.5. M.A. Teemu Kauppi (Faculty of Humanities, Speech Communication)
M.A. Teemu Kauppi defends his doctoral dissertation in Speech Communication "Opettaja kiusattuna. Peruskoulun opettajien kokemuksia vertaisrajat ylittävästä kiusaamisesta". Opponent Adjunct Professor Anne Konu (University of Tampere) and custos Adjunct Professor Maili Pörhölä (University of Jyväskylä).The event is in Finnish.
Feb 20, 2015
JYUNewsItemEnhanced brain activation of dyslexic 3 graders as a sign of the better reading skills
Recently, researchers at University of Jyväskylä department of psychology studied brain electric activation to speech
Feb 13, 2015
JYUNewsItemTechnology changing teacher’s role
Along with technological development, traditional teaching methods have been challenged by various technologically enhanced teaching and learning methods.
Jan 26, 2015
JYUNewsItemDissertation: Interactions and patterns between species diversity and genetic diversity
M.Sc. Aapo Kahilainen defends his doctoral dissertation in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology ”Interactions and patterns between species diversity and genetic diversity” on 31 Jan 2015. Opponent Professor Nathan Sanders (University of Copenhagen) and custos Professor Janne Kotiaho (University of Jyväskylä). The event is in English.
Jan 08, 2015
JYUNewsItemThe number of doctoral degrees exceeds the target again
University has again exceeded the target for the number of doctoral degrees with 158 degrees. In total 1, 446 masters graduated from the University.
Jan 07, 2015
JYUNewsItemDissertation: Laser Developments and High Resolution Resonance Ionization Spectroscopy of Actinide Elements
M.Sc. Volker Sonnenschein defends his doctoral dissertation in Physics ”Laser Developments and High Resolution Resonance Ionization Spectroscopy of Actinide Elements” on 8 Jan 2015.
Jan 02, 2015
JYUNewsItemThe journal Human Technology appoints new editor in chief, Dr. Pertti Hurme
Dr. Pertti Hurme has been appointed the new editor in chief of Human Technology: An Interdisciplinary Journal on Humans in ICT Environments.
Dec 22, 2014
JYUNewsItemPeerage of Science signs agreement with Brill
Peerage of Science has signed an agreement with Brill, academic publisher, to include their journals in The Select -service in Peerage of Science.