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The VARPU consortium, directed by the University of Tampere, is integrating multidisciplinary research on virtual reality/augmented reality (VR/AR) with industrial solutions.


A study published in the British Journal of Medicine (BMJ), is the largest research project in the world looking at lifestyle interventions in pregnancy. It compared the effects of dieting and physical activity to gestational weight gain and the health of the mother and the child.


A research group at the University of Tampere led by Heikki Hyöty, Professor of Virology, has long pioneered in developing a vaccine that could prevent Type 1 Diabetes. 


The EURA-NET research project, which investigated the characteristics of  temporary migration between European and Asian countries, showed that questions of security, labour market needs and demographic challenges characterise the current migration policy at both national and the EU level


As of August 2017, six new research fellows will start their work




Olli Lohi and Kaisa Hartikainen granted clinical researcher posts


For the first time, an international research team has established that mitochondria, the energy producers in cells, operate at a much higher temperature of 50 °C.


The TRUST research project issued a recommendation concerning the housing arrangements of unaccompanied children and youths in Finland



Olli Lohi received the University of Tampere’s Annual Research Award