The nine schools of the University of Tampere will become six faculties from the start of 2017. The new Faculty of Communications (COMS) is made up of School of Language, Translation and Literary Studies (LTL), School of Communication, Media and Theatre (CMT) and from the School of Information Sciences (SIS) the Degree programme in Information Studies and Interactive Media, the research centres TAUCHI and TRIM, and the Master's Degree Programme in Human-Technology Interaction.
As such, social media are not good or bad, says Professor Kaarina Nikunen who is analysing racism and the public debate.
The Rector of the University of Tampere has awarded Professor Pauliina Raento the title of docent in gaming research.
The Higher Education Video Game Alliance announces their Fellows program, inducting 30 scholars into their inaugural cohort of leaders in games in higher education.