University of Jyväskylä


Apr 17, 2015
JYUNewsItemThe World Hobbit Project
The third and final part of the Hobbit film trilogy came into cinemas across the world last December, and at the same time an international reception research project on its reception was launched. The project is the largest reception and audience research ever.
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.
Apr 13, 2015
JYUNewsItemHow many gold atoms make gold metal?
Researchers at the Nanoscience Center of the University of Jyväskylä, Finland, have shown that dramatic changes in the electronic properties of nanometre-sized chunks of gold occur in a well-defined size range.
Apr 09, 2015
JYUNewsItemAmbassador of Ukraine Andrii V. Olefirov gives a lecture in Agora on 13 April 2015
Ambassador of Ukraine Andrii V. Olefirov visits Jyväskylä on Monday, 13 April 2015. As part of the visit, the ambassador gives a lecture at the University of Jyväskylä from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the Martti Ahtisaari Hall, Agora.
Apr 08, 2015
JYUNewsItemTeacher’s profession highly appealing
Teacher’s profession is highly appealing and appreciated in Finland. Teachers are committed to and satisfied with their work, and thus only relatively few teachers decide to leave the field. However, there are some problems with in-service training and also with the induction phase of new teachers.
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.
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.